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Upscale California Getaways, up to 60% Off

Make tracks for California with great deals up and down the coast. Saving as much as 60% off, these offers inspire a springtime journey.

Northern California

Guerneville: Applewood Inn ... $295 one-night Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday arrivals; $475-$575 two-night packages for travel through May 18

Indulge in a five-course chef's tasting menu dinner for two and head up to a junior suite for an overnight stay at one of the West's Best Small Inns (Sunset Magazine). This deal also includes wine upon arrival, tasting passes and breakfast, for a savings of more than 50%.

San Francisco: The Cartwright Hotel ... $109 one-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals or $119 one-night Friday-Saturday arrivals through March; +$10 respectively April 1 - June 27

Settle in the vibrant Union Square neighborhood and see why  San Francisco was named the No. 1 city to visit in Lonely Planet's Best of Travel 2013. This deal shaves more then 40% off and offers complimentary parking and wireless internet access, too.

Tiburon: The Lodge at Tiburon ... $129 1-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals; +$10 Friday-Saturday arrivals through April

Just across the Bay, a nearly-60% overnight offer awaits in the charming coastal town of Tiburon. Dine on "elevated comfort food" and sip from a high-tech, self-service wine bar using an included $50 dining credit to their on-site restaurant.

Geyserville: Geyserville Inn ... $99 one-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals or $109 nightly Friday-Saturday arrivals; $179 or $219 for two-night weekday or weekend packages respectively through April 23

Get cozy in what Sunset Magazine dubs a "low-key California wine town" in the heart of Sonoma County with this deal that saves more than 50%. Use a $25 credit to enjoy a meal, and then explore the area with tasting passes to four wineries.

Southern California

Newport Beach: Balboa Bay Club & Resort ... $199 one-night package Jan. 20 - May 13, including weekends

Nab a ritzy Orange County deal at this AAA 4-Diamond resort that saves nearly 60%. It also includes a one-hour electric Duffy Boat rental to explore Newport harbor as well as a bottle of wine to enjoy in the upgraded room with courtyard views.

Temecula: Inn at Churon Winery ... $249 two-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals through June

Save 60% with a two-night package -- including Fridays -- at a charming bed and breakfast nestled in Temecula's rolling vineyards. The deal is sweetened with a bottle of wine and daily mimosa breakfast.

Solvang: Petersen Village Inn ... $135 one-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals through March

Tuck away to California's Central Coast and stay at a AAA 4-Diamond bed and breakfast. Save 40% on a package that adds in passes to two area tasting rooms, and a bottle of wine upon arrival, too.

Rancho Santa Fe: The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe ... $149 one-night Sunday-Thursday arrivals or $189 one-night Friday-Saturday arrivals through April 7; $169-$199 for one-night stays in a larger room with floor-to-ceiling windows

Escape to Rancho Santa Fe which boasts “groves of huge, drooping eucalyptus trees [that] cover the hills and valleys of this affluent and exclusive town” (Fodor's). This deal saves nearly 50% and adds in breakfast for two at the luxe inn near San Diego.

Act quickly! Some of these deals expire on Friday, Jan. 18.

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Deal Expert, New York
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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