Located in Northern California, Lake County has something for everyone! Over thirty wineries thrive in the Mediterranean climate. Ranches, orchards and organic farms also benefit from the sunny days and cool nights. According to the American Lung Association, the county is consistently rated among the cleanest air counties in the nation. With a yearly average of 260 days of sunshine, golfers can choose from three different courses.
Clear Lake, the largest freshwater lake in California, is often referred to as the “Bass Capital of the West.” With 68 square miles, there is plenty of room for sailing, wakeboarding, kayaking, swimming, fishing and water skiing. Local parks offer camping, birdwatching and picnic grounds. Mt. Konocti, over 4300′, is one of the many accessible hiking opportunities. The Taylor Observatory-Norton Planetarium boasts a 16″ telescope, solar and astrological telescopes, planetarium, and science center. The history buff will find the various museums displaying ancient artifacts. Artists and musicians enhance the cultural quality of life.
Less than a two-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area or the state capitol in Sacramento, Lake County has the whole package. Visit and experience this great place to live or vacation where the real estate market is considerably more affordable in comparison to its nearby metropolitan cities.