8 Summer Rentals. Must See.

Mount Lassen. Mendocino. Mill Valley. More.

By The Editors
April 9, 2015 9:00 am

Summer vacation.

No matter how old you get, it’s magic.

With the great power of adulthood, though, comes great responsibility, which means reserving the perfect summer rental now — planning for fireflies while the magnolias are still in bloom.

Thusly, we present the Summer Rental Guide: our picks for the best cottages, castles and lodges from Mill Valley to Mount Lassen.

We’ve got a 1924 schoolhouse that’ll convince your kids they’re at the Mendocino version of Hogwarts.

A 32-acre apple farm from the family behind French Laundry.

An off-the-grid retreat on the highest peak west of the 101, with views of redwoods and ocean.

A Russian River cabin designed for Don Draper, if Draper was the kind of guy who knew how to be happy.

Because that’s all there is, right? Family, friends, beer and — for a little while — summer.

Make the most of all of them. Book now.

And see you out there.


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