Upper Lake can be reached by taking U.S. Route 101 to California State Route 20 East for about 20 minutes. Arrange a seaplane tour to deliver you from Mill Valley to Ceago del Lago Vineyard in Nice, just a 5 minute drive from downtown Upper Lake.
Nearby are views of the lake. Ceago del Lago is a vineyard and winery offering lake and mountain views, wines, lavender gardens, and picnics. Main street of Upper Lake is reflective of the town's Western heritage.
The best way to get around Lake County is by car on the interconnecting highways. Hire a limousine for a wine tour or visit the different towns by boat.
Antique shops line Main Street, the Wine Studio offers many local wines and hosts pairing nights featuring small plates and local artists. Jazz during Sunday morning brunch and then Monday night blues at the Blue Wing Saloon bring world-class musicians to the area and offer a good time for locals and tourists. Adjacent Tallman Hotel hosts monthly Winemaker Dinners, in conjuction with the Wine Studio, which highlight local wines paired with a 3-course dinner. Also held by the Tallman Hotel are Concerts with Conversation, featuring an intimate show and discussion with fantastic musicians of many genres.
Antiquing is the way to go in this historical little town. Pick up a nice vintage at the Wine Studio and find a unique piece of art at the Lightening Rod Gallery.
The Wine Studio offers it's namesake libations from Lake County wineries, famous Napa Valley establishments, and beyond. Double D's coffee serves a fine assortment of hot and cold coffees and teas. The Blue Wing Saloon is always a lively place to visit with a full bar, beers on tap, and local wines by the bottle and glass served by friendly bartenders behind a beatutiful classic bartop. Espresso also available here.