Have you ever had the urge to visit the more rural neighborhoods in Los Angeles County? Castaic is the perfect spot to start. Set against desert hills, Castaic tempts travelers with its lake oasis, natural beauty, and proximity to some of the most popular theme parks in California. Check out great Castaic hotels, and pick your favorite vacation retreat.
Castaic sits in the northern part of LA County and is serviced by Bob Hope Airport; the 25-mile drive takes you through rolling hills that resemble sand dunes from a distance, and while there are some public buses, this rural area is best explored by booking rental cars in Castaic. Whether you are eager to start driving the back roads, or you want to stop at your favorite diner along the way, you'll find the area is yours to enjoy.
In the midst of the desert landscape, the cool waters of Castaic Lake beckon people from all over California. Hotels in Castaic make it easy to enjoy the area whether you plan to fish, boat, tube, or wander the surrounding trails. Want to learn more about early ranch life? Take a guided tour through the mansion and property of the William S. Hurt Museum & Ranch. Hurt was a silent movie cowboy and director, and his ranch is set only 11 miles away in nearby Newhall; the experience is often referred to as stepping back into "Western History." Next, visit to the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, which offers tours of the facility that currently protects more than 40 endangered apes. Of course, the rides of Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor are only 7 miles away in Valencia, a "must-see" for kids and adults alike. Los Angeles hotels also set you up for many fantastic day trips.
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