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Upper Lake

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Upper Lake is in Lake County, California.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • The Blue Wing Saloon offers high-quality American food and the best musical entertainment in the area. Sunday morning brunch always features live jazz. This classic saloon is modeled on the original pre-prohibition establishment and is your best bet for food on Main Street.
  • Double D's Coffee shop on Main Street offers coffee, tea, and baked goods.
  • For a true small town diner experience, with hearty portions and great classic dishes visit Judy's Junction across Highway 20.
  • The Wildfire restaurant at Running Creek Casino offers a more upscale dining experience and easy access to a gambler's paradise.
  • Treasure Trove Pizza serves up pizza and salads.
  • Visit Highway Grocery to stock up on deli sandwiches and snacks for a day of winetasting or hiking.

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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.

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  • The Tallman Hotel offers the quaintest and highest-rated accommodations, with period furnishings and upscale amenities, in Lake County and can be found on Main Street.
  • Robinson Rancheria Casino and hotel offers nice accommodations as well.
  • An economical option is the Super 8 Motel on Highway 20, a short walk from downtown.

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