Weekend Getaway

Escape to the earthy splendor and inspiring mountain surroundings of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Rising majestically on Northstar Mountain, this year-round destination is the ideal place to experience the beauty of the California wilderness in a true mountain resort setting, enhanced by the premier accommodations and the world-renowned personal service of The Ritz-Carlton.

HIT THE ROAD! Day Trips and Getaways

Schools’ out and the kids are getting bored and restless. Or worse, they’re wasting the glorious summer days playing video games or staring at their phones. Turn off the devices and pack your bags—it’s time to hit the road and explore the great outdoors! Whether it’s for the day or for the week, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy what beautiful California has to offer. Here are some drivable destinations—less than five hours from the heart of Silicon Valley—that the whole family will enjoy.


Spring means renewal and the options for rebooting mind and body in Mendocino County are plentiful. Offering the ultimate landscape for recharging, the region boasts equal parts wine, waves and wilderness making a getaway to this Northern California destination the ideal escape hatch. Linger on the Lost Coast, hike among the wild flowers or celebrate the season at a film, food, or wine festival. Boasting 90 miles of prime Pacific coastline, 90+ wineries and 23 state/national parklands, the options for unplugging are endless.