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Kelseyville & Environs

Kelseyville is located approximately 25 miles north of Middletown. From the heart of Middletown, take Highway 175 north through the pine forests and tiny communities of the Cobb Mountain area. From there, choose to stay on Highway 175 or take Bottle Rock Road (named after the hunks of black obsidian rock along the way).  Make a left onto Highway 29, then make a right at the first Kelseyville turnoff and head into historic downtown Kelseyville.

Driving Times:
Middletown to Kelseyville, approximately 40 minutes


Spotlight...

Clear Lake State Park
Clear Lake State Park 5300 Soda Bay Road
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4293
(800) 444-7275
www.parks.ca.gov
$
147 RV and camp sites and rustic cabins. Open all year.  A check list of the birds of Clear Lake State Park is available at the entrance gate or the Park's Visitor Center. Well-marked hiking paths throughout the park also afford good birdwatching. Day use fee if not camping.
  • Mini-store
  • Killdeer
  • California Quail
  • Osprey
  • Red-tailed Hawks
  • Hiking trails
  • Towhees
  • Flickers
  • Thrasher
  • Woodpeckers
  • Scrub Jays
  • Herons
  • Visitor center
  • Grebes
  • Kingfishers
  • Crappie
  • Bass
  • Catfish
RV site tent site RV dump Handicap Accessible pet policy Has lake access Has boat dock 


What to do? Here are some suggestions...

 

Wine Tasting

Focused on Wine
Focused on Wine 3940 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-2112
www.focusedonwine.com
Thursday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Operated by a knowledgeable sommelier, this wine bar and tasting room offers imported, domestic, and local wines by the glass, flight or bottle. Guests can enjoy assorted cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery on a platter or packed to go. Food and wine pairing available on request. Private wine tasting is offered. Catering available. Also features fine cigars, select beers, wine gifts, wine-related home décor, gift baskets made to order, and wine sensory and other wine education classes.
  • Wine classes
  • Special events
  • Private wine tasting
Moore Family Winery
Moore Family Winery 11990 Bottle Rock Road
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-9279
www.moorefamilywinery.com
Open Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours available by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
The Moores, who have been in the wine business for decades building wine caves for Napa Valley wineries, completed their own masterpiece in Lake County after 12 years – a 70-acre mountain-top estate winery complete with wine caves, organic vineyards, a picnic area, and two ponds. Weddings are welcome on the beautiful grounds and local musicians play monthly concerts through the harvest season. The tasting room has a Mediterranean flair with picture windows of the stunning mountain views.
  • Picnic Area
  • Special Events
  • Weddings
Rosa d'Oro Vineyards 
Rosa d'Oro Vineyards 3915 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-0483
www.rosadorowine.com
Tasting room open Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Run by father and son, Nick and Paolo Buttitta, Rosa d’Oro is rooted in family and old-world Italian traditions. Using only organic farming techniques, this unique pair is responsible for the entire process — from planting to winemaking, bottling to selling. Specializing in Italian varietals like Primitivo, Barbera, Dolcetto, and Aglianico, the Buttitta family opened the doors to their very own tasting room in the heart of downtown Kelseyville, with an atmosphere that makes guests feel right at home.
  • Olive Oils
  • Vinegars
Wildhurst Vineyards 
Wildhurst Vineyards 3855 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(800) 595-WINE (9463)
(707) 279-4302
www.wildhurst.com
Tasting room open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wildhurst Vineyards began in 1966 when fifth-generation pear grower Myron Holdenried planted a former pear orchard with 30 acres of Zinfandel grapes. In the years since, Wildhurst’s handcrafted wines have consistently won top awards and high ratings.Winemaker Banyon Kirkendall's commitment to produce hand-crafted fruit-focused wines that showcase the quality of the Lake County winegrape growing region is evident in his signature wine – Sauvignon Blanc – and in the winery’s other award-winning varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. A friendly tasting room is located in the restored Odd Fellows Hall in downtown Kelseyville.
  • Gift shop
  • Locally-grown walnuts
  • Special events
Steele Wines, Inc. 
Steele Wines 4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-9475
www.steelewines.com
Tasting room open 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Tours by appointment.
Jed Steele, founding winemaker of Kendall-Jackson, established Steele and Shooting Star Wines in 1991, co-leasing a small winery until the summer of 1996 when he purchased and opened the old Konocti Winery between Lakeport and Kelseyville. In 2002, Jed and his son Quincy Steele, began a small project which became the new label named Writer’s Block, which has blossomed into an acclaimed line of wines. Steele Wines also produces small quantities of single-vineyard Chardonnays, five single-vineyard Pinot Noirs, three single-vineyard Zinfandels, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Late Harvest Chardonnay. All three labels have won numerous awards.
  • Annual Harvest Festival
  • Farmers' Market
  • Picnic Area


Exploring

Taylor Observatory
5725 Oak Hill Ln., Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 262-4121
With a 16-inch computer-controlled telescope under a dome, a classroom, and a planetarium, Taylor Observatory offers informative and educational activities that promote an interest in and learning of astronomy.


Golfing

Buckingham Country Club
Mark Wotherspoon, Professional
2855 East Lake Dr., Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4863
9-hole course


Hiking

Clear Lake State Park
Clear Lake State Park 5300 Soda Bay Road
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4293
(800) 444-7275
www.parks.ca.gov
$
147 RV and camp sites and rustic cabins. Open all year.  A check list of the birds of Clear Lake State Park is available at the entrance gate or the Park's Visitor Center. Well-marked hiking paths throughout the park also afford good birdwatching. Day use fee if not camping.
  • Mini-store
  • Killdeer
  • California Quail
  • Osprey
  • Red-tailed Hawks
  • Hiking trails
  • Towhees
  • Flickers
  • Thrasher
  • Woodpeckers
  • Scrub Jays
  • Herons
  • Visitor center
  • Grebes
  • Kingfishers
  • Crappie
  • Bass
  • Catfish
RV site tent site RV dump Handicap Accessible pet policy Has lake access Has boat dock 
 

Where To Eat

Saw Shop Gallery Bistro
3825 Main Street
Kelseyville 95451
Continental/Bistro Fare (707) 278-0129
Monthly Winemaker Dinner
Live music on Thursdays
Outdoor dining
Tuesday thru Saturday
3:00 pm - Closing
Closed
Sunday and Monday

The Saw Shop Gallery Bistro  is nestled in historic downtown Kelseyville. The gallery showcases local artists. It boasts the largest selection of Lake County Wines anywhere. If you are looking for something other than wine they offer a full bar. Lake County's finest, Chef Jeremy Zabel “wows” the guests of the Saw Shop with his creativity and skill as the Executive Chef.  Guests are welcomed to have dinner at a cozy table indoors or relax outside under the stars in the veranda.
Studebakers Coffee House
3990 Main Street Deli/Coffee (707) 279-8871
Kelseyville 95451   Monday thru Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am- 4:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Live Oak Grill
5576 Live Oak Drive American (707) 279-0312
Kelseyville 95451   Wed thru Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed
Monday and Tuesday
Pogo's Pizza
4015-B Main Street Pizza/American (707) 279-1350
Kelseyville 95451   Sunday - Tuesday thru Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday and Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed Monday
Riviera Hills Restaurant & Lounge
10200 Fairway Drive Continental (707) 277-7575
Kelseyville 95451 Live music on Saturdays Thursday thru Satuday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday Brunch
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
 


Where to Stay

Edgewater Resort
Edgewater 6420 Soda Bay Road, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-0208
(800) 396-6224
www.edgewaterresort.net

3 pear rating 
Tent Rating 4
$-$$$$ 

Beautiful natural park-like setting located in Soda Bay on the lake with 61 RV and tent camping sites, 7 cabins that sleep 4 persons, one house that sleeps 8-12 persons, all with full kitchens, bath and decks with BBQs. Specializing in family reunions and groups of all sizes. AAA Approved Campground, TL rating 9/8.5/8.5, Woodalls rating WWW. Open all year.
  • Full Hookups 
  • Wireless Internet
  • Picnic Tables
  • Private 230' Fishing Pier
  • General Store with Bait
  • Lakefront Clubhouse
  • Ping-Pong
  • Day Use
  • Big Rigs Welcome
  • Cable TV
  • Private Beach
  • Boat Launch/Slips
  • Coin-Op Laundry
  • Pool Table
  • Horseshoes
  • Fax Service
  • Restrooms/Showers
  • Firepits
  • Heated Pool (May-Sept)
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Group Facilities/BBQ Area
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Volleyball
  • Pet Friendly
  • Meetings - Groups up to 100
RV site tent site RV dump pet policy Has lake access Has boat dock
Soda Bay Inn
Soda Bay Inn 3397 Live Oak Lane, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4722

3 pear rating 
$$$-$$$$

Located in Soda Bay on Clear Lake. Six cozy country suites.
  • Full kitchen
  • Pier
  • Private bath
  • BBQ facilities
  • Beach
Handicap Accessible Has lake access Has boat dock

Kelseyville Motel
Kelseyville Motel 5575 7th Street, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-1874
(800) KVMOTEL
www.kvmotel.com

 
$-$$

Located 2 blocks downtown Kelseyville. 16 rooms, smoking and non-smoking rooms, boat plug-in access. Handicap access. Open all year.
  • Kitchenette
  • BBQ/Picnic Area
  • Boat plug-in
Handicap Accessible pet policy

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