View of Clear Lake, California

Relax at one of the many parks or beaches

One of California’s hottest new wine destinations, Lake County is just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento Valley, and Pacific Coast. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California and one of the oldest lakes on the continent, and Mount Konocti, an ancient volcano that recently opened to offer one of the newest day hikes in the state. Visit Lake County to enjoy the state’s cleanest air, spectacular scenic beauty, and unsurpassed recreation — hiking, biking, wine tasting, paddling, fishing, birding, golfing, off-road adventures, and even rockhounding.

Lake County, windy wines getting better all the time
The fifth Lake County Wine Competition took place last week at the impressive Brassfield Winery located above Clearlake Oaks.
Gibson Museum and Cultural Center Opens
The Gibson Museum and Cultural Center in Middletown is a window into the colorful past of Middletown, Cobb and south Lake County, including a glimpse into the Golden Age of Lake County resorts.
Lake County has the Cleanest Air in the Nation!
For the second year in a row, Lake County has been ranked the #1 County for Clean Air in the Nation, by the American Lung Association. Don't forget to breathe deeply when you're enjoying all that Lake County has to offer!
Clear Lake - Top Bass Lake in the US
When you think of all the monster bass that have been hooked in Lake County, it should come as no surprise that Clear Lake tops the 2014 list of the country's 100 best lakes to fish for bass, according to Bassmaster magazine.
Washington Times - Visits Lake County (Part 2)
Sherrie Perkovich, writer of the column "Out and About San Francisco~San Jose" for the Washington Times, writes about her visit to Lake County. (Part 2)
Featured Event What's Happening
Old Time Bluegrass Jamboree, Soper Reese Theatre, Lakeport
September 12-13, 2014
Lakeport Speedway RacingLake County Fairgrounds, Lakeport
September 13, 2014
35th Annual Seaplane Splash-In, Natural High School, Lakeport
September 26-28, 2014
22nd Kelseyville Pear Festival, Main Street, Kelseyville
September 27, 2014
Explore Lake CountyProtect Our Lakes Free WiFi at the Visitors Center

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