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Northern California Vacation Packages

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Northern California Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Northern California hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Top Northern California Flight + Hotel Deals

The Village at Squaw Valley
Oakland Airport Executive Hotel
Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa
Rose Garden Inn
Hotel Shattuck Plaza

2021 Northern California vacation deals

The Village at Squaw Valley
Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa
Plaza Resort Club
Basecamp Tahoe City
Whitney Peak Hotel

Where to stay in Northern California

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Top Hotels in Northern California

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
50 Highway 50, Stateline, NV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.5/5Good! (5,456 reviews)

"I like coming to the hard rock it’s a great place to stay at. There new thermostat tho is weird and did make my stay a little uncomfortable. Unfortunately due to season pool is closed it would be great if the had an in door pool . And more restaurants slightly kid friendly would be great. But over ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
4 out of 5
55 Highway 50, Stateline, NV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.7/5Good! (2,137 reviews)

"Very nice room. Cleaned and smelled good. Nice view"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
3.9/5Good! (3,286 reviews)

"Location was great, close to everything on both side of the state line. Quiet hotel just back off the strip."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
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Top things to do in Northern California

Northern California Vacation Packages

Explore the outdoors, from rivers and lakes to mountains and volcanoes. Here miners once came to find gold and tourists now find nature’s recreational treasures. Northern California is the region north of San Francisco and the mindset of outdoor living and healthy recreation. Visit this welcoming area to explore its history, enjoy outdoor sports and appreciate splendid views.

Far North California is the state’s least populated area, meaning attractions are often uncrowded and peaceful. Explore Lassen Volcanic National Park to see and smell its sulfurous steam vents and mud pots and hike through many acres of lovely wilderness. Rent a houseboat to party in style on Shasta Lake. Catch trout in the cold waters of Trinity Lake. Walk along the interesting Sundial Bridge across the Sacramento River in Redding ’s Turtle Bay Exploration Park to see turtles and other reptiles and mammals.

Appreciate stunning views of lighthouses, towering cliffs and raging ocean waves along the northern California coast between Mendocino, Eureka and Crescent City. From December through May, more than 15,000 gray whales pass near the shoreline on their migratory path. Visit Redwood National and State Parks where you can walk among trees growing to 350 feet (110 meters) tall and over 2,000 years old. Kayak along the coast and observe other plants and wildlife in these peaceful parklands.

Move inland to Gold Country, where aspiring miners searched for and sometimes found vast gold deposits starting in 1848, sparking westward travel of more than 300,000 people. Visit the California State Capitol Museum in Sacramento to learn about this pioneer history and see the state’s modern government in action. Learn how efficient rail travel was developed and contributed to the state’s progress in the California State Railroad Museum .

Farther south and east is the Sierra Nevada Range with snow-capped mountains for challenging climbs or spectacular views, including Mount Whitney at over 14,500 feet (4,400 meters) tall. Hike and ski at the numerous resorts around Lake Tahoe . Go boating on the brilliant emerald-blue waters of this deep lake.

Escape to Northern California to appreciate a healthy lifestyle amid natural beauty.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Northern California vacation package cost?
Our Northern California packages, which start from just $298, are an ideal way to save big. Choose your favorite flights, hotels and rental cars to create a personalized itinerary.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Northern California vacation package?
Because we understand life is full of surprises, the answer is yes. For more information, head to our Customer Service Portal. But generally speaking, if you’ve booked your Northern California vacation package in the last 24 hours, you may be able to cancel or change it free of charge. Your airline, hotel or car rental company may impose a fee if your booking is older than that.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Northern California?
Combine your bookings with Expedia and save an impressive $583. With over 550 airlines and 1,000,000 properties across the globe, your Northern California vacation package can be tailored exactly to suit your budget. With all that extra money, why not include one or two exciting tours and experiences? That’s the easiest way to unlock even more discounts. That vacation you’ve always dreamed of in Northern California is closer than you thought!
Where should I stay in Northern California?
You’ll have loads to do in San Francisco, with terrific landmarks like Pier 39 and Golden Gate Bridge to discover. Or, if sights like Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fishermans Wharf are more your thing, Monterey is where you should head.
What are the top hotels in Northern California?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham know how to make their guests feel welcome in South Lake Tahoe. If your itinerary also includes Mammoth Lakes, look up Motel 6 Mammoth Lakes and Best Western Premier High Sierra Hotel. Both are popular with travelers.
When is the best time of year to visit Northern California?
Northern California is a bustling place in . If you’re not fond of crowds and prefer a calmer pace, lock in your escape for . Need to keep an eye on your budget? Nab one of the great deals on offer in . is typically when prices climb and hotel rates are at their peak.
How far in advance should I book my Northern California vacation?
Search Expedia to compare international fares as soon as you’ve got your travel dates. In most cases, you can purchase a ticket up to a year prior to departure. If you can’t find your preferred air carrier, or you’ve left things to the last moment, don’t worry. Low prices to Northern California occasionally appear within weeks of departure.
What does an Expedia Northern California travel package include?
Packages include hotels, rental cars and flights, but you can combine any of them to create your dream Northern California getaway. You can also add on activities and experiences once you’ve made your booking. You’re the boss! When you combine your bookings with Expedia, you’ll score discounts you won’t find elsewhere.
What should I know before booking a Northern California travel package?
A package can be more affordable than individually booking everything you need for your adventure. For example, bundle your hotels, flights and rental cars and save a packet. No matter your vacation goals, you’re sure to find a package that suits your budget.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Northern California vacation packages?
Thanks to the partnership between Expedia and online lender Affirm, you can spread the price of your package booking over multiple payments. For financial freedom, check out our Book Now, Pay Later option and figure out a payment plan to match your situation.
Can I choose my airline with a Northern California Expedia vacation package?
Expedia offers access to more than 550 airline partners worldwide, so you certainly can. Just select the carrier that suits you and create the perfect Northern California trip.