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Featured Vacations In California

Farmhouse Inn in Forestville, Sonoma County, California
Forestville, Sonoma County, California
Midweek travel, wine tasting, breakfasts, homemade s'mores...
Paradise Point in San Diego, California
San Diego, California
$150 resort credit, Passport to Paradise, breakfast daily...
Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara, California
Santa Barbara, California
Breakfasts, afternoon tea, $200 spa credit, parking...
The Landing Resort & Spa in South Lake Tahoe, California
South Lake Tahoe, California
$30 daily breakfast credit, nightly wine tasting, internet...

What We Love About California

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On The Destination

  • Los Angeles: Renting a convertible and cruising, L.A.-style, down Sunset Boulevard or up the Pacific Coast Highway.

Exploring San Francisco's Mission District

Stay Set in an 1872 mansion, the 21-room Inn San Francisco (doubles from $175) brims with authentic Victorian details—ornate woodwork; marble fireplaces; featherbeds—minus the chintz (not a weathered doily in sight). Don’t miss the rooftop deck with 360-degree views of the... More

Oakland California's Best Hot Spots

It may not have the skyline of San Francisco or the culinary pedigree of Berkeley (yet), but this former industrial powerhouse is forging a new, edgier identity thanks to emerging neighborhoods, a buzzing nightlife, and a renovated waterfront that promises to become one of the most ambitious... More

California's Newest Spa Boot Camp

Like so many gadget addicts in this age of digital gluttony, I am hooked on the narcotic of electronic content: Twitter, RSS feeds, Facebook, Tumblr, e-mail. On vacation, in the subway, while brushing my teeth, I seem to be logged on, constantly serenaded by a symphony of iPhone dings and clicks.... More

The selection of California luxury hotels on Luxury Link provides you with ideal places from which to enjoy a luxury vacation. From the rugged shores and gorgeous wine country of Northern California to the glamor capitals and beach-side havens of Southern California, the state is a paradise for every leisure-seeker. California offers so many attractions and so many things to do that everyone who travels here savors among the best luxury vacations to be found not just in the United States but anywhere on Earth.

Luxury hotels and 5-star resorts abound in California, regardless of where you're going. If it's the Great Outdoors you seek, California's spectacular national parks, from Yosemite in the north to Joshua Tree in the south, provides every imaginable adventure activity, along with scenery of unmatched beauty in which to do it all. Soak up the breathtaking panoramas of rugged shorelines and towering redwoods near Mendocino and sample the exquisite vintages of Napa Valley. Farther southwards will find you driving along the Marin Headlands as you approach lively San Francisco, with its iconic Golden Gate Bridge and such landmarks as Chinatown (the largest in the United States), Fisherman's Warf and the Ferry Building Marketplace. With its charming streets, scenic waterfront, excellent museums and parks, and its world-class culinary culture, San Francisco alone is a luxury vacation destination of a lifetime.

Home to Mission Santa Barbara -- the "crown jewel" of California missions -- and host to countless first-rate wineries along with excellent cuisine, shopping and surf-and-sand relaxation, Santa Barbara is a can't-miss destination between San Francisco and Los Angeles. From its glistening beach cities to the winding roads of the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles is the world's glamor capital with all the makings of a luxury vacation and where you'll find 5-star resorts along the coast to luxury hotels housed in historic Hollywood buildings and sleek skyscrapers. Packed with scenic, cultural, culinary and nightlife attractions, Los Angeles offers something for everyone.

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