Escape the City: Best Hotels Near Californian Lakes

By Natalia Kvitek,

Sunscreen and bug repellent have been packed and so has the cooler. Flannel shirts, picnic blankets, marshmallows and chocolate join the swimsuit in the trunk. This is an ode to the lakes of summer.

Soak up the season from the edge of the lake: crisp mountain air and soft lake water pair in perfect union.

And what could be better than to elevate your summer camp memories to the next level with a stay at our fave hotels near Californian Lakes?

Hotels near Big Bear Lake

Hotels near South Lake Tahoe

Hotels near Lake Arrowhead

Which lake will you retreat to under the twinkle of dusk this summer?