Imagine waking up to the sound of chirping birds, the wooshing of cool breeze, and the sparkles caused by sun glints over the stream nearby. Let’s introduce you to a more interesting facet of California. Apart from the sun, the sand and the surf, California is home to some amazing farmlands that produce more food than any other part of the country. It is time to break the stereotype and experience the fresh and greener side of California. Go farm hopping, be it in Irvine, Tecopa or Camarillo. Read on for our list of the best farm stays in California, USA, far from your average accommodations and just perfect for your next getaway in this western US state.
Located just five minutes from Scott’s Valley Drive, this half-building, half-airstream farmhouse, with modern amenities, has a beautiful landscape offering a close-to-nature vacation for all. Fitted with a barbeque grill, a picnic table with chairs, and a parasol for some shades, the expansive wooden deck is a perfect spot to enjoy the quiet coastal redwoods. Sleep on a comfy double bed filled with huggable pillows and wake up the next day to enjoy the beach nearby. The forested neighborhood could not have been more welcoming and the chickens and ducks roaming around the yard will surely complete your farm stay experience.
Private Airstream Studio on the FarmScotts Valley, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscell service wasn’t really available but the wifi was goodthe cottage runs quite cold at night but there is a heater and really warm blanketscozy little space and lots of chickens and goats to enjoyhaving the space heater is great because it was very cold in the morningwifi is spotty but they provided some good dvdsit was very clean and organizedthe bedroom was mostly clean aside from the blinds which were dustythe airbnb was clean spacious and had every thing you neededeasy to find clean and peacefuljust as pictured cozy and clean
Host:heather is kind and a great hostthe farm animals did not disturb us and were very cute our hosts were extremely accommodating and helpfulthe animals were so sweet and friendly we loved the whole experience100 feet on the other side of the bed were two goats both friendlyRead more reviewsthe location is idealgreat location and very cute trailer/cabinsuch a cute placegreat location we loved staying herethis is an enchanting location and the place is wonderful
A relaxing landscaped area and a stylish tipi will complete your farm stay in this ranch situated in a semi-rural area between Bonsall and Vista California. Wake up on a queen-sized bed with soft pillows and kick start the day surrounded by lush greens and farm animals. Enjoy milking goats, barbeque grilling, and sipping a fresh latte while dipping in a nice hot tub with a view. After exploring the nearby attractions such as Safari Park and Legoland, take advantage of the outdoor shower where you get to enjoy the nice breeze under the moon for a refreshing bedtime.
22' Tipi at Wishing Well mini RanchVista, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was an absolute joy to connect with kiva and share a delicious breakfast and goat's milk latteone of the most unique experiences ever the interior is very cozy and thoughtfully decoratedwe had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and my kids absolutely loved ittipi was very clean and comfyi did not use the outdoor shower but the bathroom was spotless as wellvery clean and unique spacesthe tipi was clean and welcomingthe tipi was clean comfortable and beautiful
Host:kind guy and friendlykim is a good hostthey were so helpful and got me everything that i needed to make my daughter's party a successloved this place great host and a great spaceeverything was perfect from start to finish kim and his wife were the most amazing hostRead more reviewskim&kiva place is amazing everything is really thoughtful and uniquethe fire pit inside was gorgeous and was a great central sitting areakim's place is very specialthis place is magic the pictures depict it wellmagical place loved every minute of it
Have a peaceful getaway in this Airstream trailer situated near the I-15 and Highway 76 freeways offering a unique stay for campers. With a chic interior, guests may enjoy sleeping on a full bed with clean sheets after exploring the farm housing some miniature horses, llamas, and chickens. Prepare a sumptuous meal in the kitchenette fitted with a mini-fridge, an oven, and a stove together with other culinary basics. Kick start the day with a farm breakfast and tea lattes that you can enjoy on the front patio with parasols and chairs or choose to take in the scenic view in the open air with plenty of spots to spread out any time of the day.
1962 Airstream at Wishing Well mini RanchVista, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe mattress and pillows were very comfortableit had a nice grass area a table and chairs a corn hole gamecharming and cozy space with an abundance of cuteness outside the doorthe beds were super comfy and our overall stay was greatwe highly recommend having the breakfast and the lattethe airstream is spotless clean airy and very cozythe airstream was very clean stylish and comfortableit was quiet and cleanthe place was clean and everything we needed was therethe place was perfectly clean and beds were so comfortable
Host:kim was a perfect hostthe host was very welcoming and informativekim and his wife were great hostskim as a host was very graciouskim was an amazing host and made us feel very welcomeRead more reviewslocation is easily found and accessiblekim’s place was extremely cute and inviting the animals (and humans) were so friendlywhat a charming place to staykim’s place was recommend by a friend and it did not disappoint cute and cozy with comfy bedsit is a very relaxing place perfect for meditation or just chilling :))
Prepare for a lovely escape as you stay in this private accommodation located in Velasquez Tambo Ranch. Experience country living in a tiny and fully air-conditioned cottage surrounded by large windows and glass doors allowing natural lighting inside the house. A home away from home, get to enjoy a bed space with a comfy king bed, a fully stocked bathroom, and complimentary fresh delicious eggs and scones. The whimsical garden awaits all guests as soon as you enter its premises while the oversized patio offers one of the best spots to enjoy the cool breeze under the tree canopy.
Private Paradise/Chico Farm GetawayParadise, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved the beautiful decor king bed layout and amenities of the tiny houseit's clean quiet filled with natural light during the day and is very comfortablethe beds were super comfortable so very welcome after our long journey from seattlethe king-sized bed is very comfortable and we slept well in our peaceful surroundingseverything was clean and newvery clean and quite cutethe tiny house is clean and comfortablethe tiny house we stayed in was very clean and cozythe tiny house itself is clean and well-appointed for your stay
Host:outstanding hosts and propertythe hosts are very personnel and friendlyloved the friendly animals :-)welcoming hosts with a smiling personal greetingthe hosts provided little touches of hospitality throughout the home which made my stay that much more welcomingRead more reviewsa beautiful location and the tiny house was just rightgreat place to be if you want to get away from everythingwonderful location for a paradise/chico visit not too far from oroville or yuba city eitherthis is a wonderful place to get away and slow downhonestly if you are ever staying in paradise this is 100% the place to stay
Enjoy a peaceful stay on this ranch tucked in the back roads of Templeton and strategically located not far from other central coast cities. Feel welcome in a sparkling clean and stylish studio space with floor-to-ceiling glass windows offering great views of beautiful sunsets right in the common area. Tuck in a comfortable queen-sized bed or spend time reading a book while sitting on the sectional and taking advantage of the wonderful natural light. Your Instagram feed should not miss out on the panoramic corner view as you breathe in the fresh air while staying on its very nice deck.
Wild Woman Ranch (studio)Templeton, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat amenities excellent view comfortable bed and great water pressurethe room was perfect and the views were amazing and peacefulthe views are gorgeous and the room spaciouswifi is available but bandwidth was pretty slow at least in our roomthe room is spacious and has a beautiful viewvery clean comfy bed lots of great personal toucheseverything was super clean the shower products were lovely the sheets smelled amazingquiet clean and very comfortablecozy and clean and comfortablevery clean inside and the bathroom was bright and great shower too
Host:rebekah is an awesome hostloved the host catrebekah was quite accommodating as wellrebekah is a lovely and great hostthe host was very friendly and everything from check in to check out went very smoothlyRead more reviewssuch a cute place location is greatsuper accommodating lovely location friendly animalsa great based to explore the central coastit’s a great place to get away from it allit is only 10 minutes from town close to wineries & just the perfect little getaway
With 375 acres (152 hectares) of private land to raise cattle, this family ranch welcomes guests, together with their furry friends, to experience the fun in Fall and Tule Rivers. Relish the moments of fishing, summer swimming, and enjoying the sun and the sand accessible from the well-appointed cottage that can accommodate a maximum of four travelers. Take delight in the little personal touches inside the house including the lovely collection of art pieces, decorative plants, and its overall coziness. After a long day of exploring the expansive yard, relax your tired muscles in a bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed perfect to recharge your energy bar.
Mott's CottageFall River Mills, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsmott's cottage is adorable and filled with all the amenities needed to ensure a super comfortable stayit is homey the view is amazing and the cottage is cozy and uniquethe cottage is cozy quaint beautifuli'm sure that the cast iron fireplace radiates a lot of heat in winterthere are ceiling fans and a box fanclean warm and comfortable cottage with very sweet animalsregarding bugs: do not leave a crumb out or you’ll get a stream of ants to clean upalthough the cottage is small it is clean and comfortable and the setting was simply beautifulmott's cottage was clean comfortable and cozy
Host:excellent host everything went very smoothlynatalie and jeremy were awesome hostsnatalie is a lovely hostnatalie is a wonderful host who cares deeply for her guestsfriendly farm dogs great experienceRead more reviewssuch a beautiful and peaceful locationnice quiet place in the middle of nowheregreat great middle of a rural valley location next to a farm and the riverbeautiful location and very cozy for a weekend getawayexactly the location we wanted great price and comfortable accommodations
A trailer with a vintage touch, this farm accommodation offers a scenic glamping experience with a magical twist like no other. Take it easy on the patio out front where you can enjoy the sun while watching the farm animals roam freely or join the farm tour to get a closer encounter with goats and alpaca. Manage to have a sumptuous meal in the kitchenette with a stove, a refrigerator, and a microwave to help in your culinary endeavor. A comfy queen-sized bed awaits after a tiring day of exploring the 4-acre (1.62 hectares) ranch, just enough to have a night of good sleep and prepare yourself for another exciting day ahead.
Animal lover’s trailer GlampingFallbrook, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe most important piece of furniture the bed was amazingly comfortablethe bed was so comfortable and it had lots of little amenities that were perfect for our staythe trailer has all the basic amenities (including a tv) and a nice big bedcozy comfortable and enjoyable loved the free-water and coffee availableand the camper was very clean well-appointed and just adorablethe bed was very comfortable and cleanlovely place to stay clean and smelled greatcozy and clean in the center of a beautiful propertythe trailer itself trixie was clean and full of character
Host:the hosts were friendly and helpfulthe host was very nice and communicativeshe was great responding and seemed very friendlybeautiful property friendly animals & lovely hoststricia has been a fantastic host to usRead more reviewsthis place is pretty darn close to it's listingwhat a charmer fantastic location and so funwe loved the place stay close to the animals it’s so goodher locationis pretty close to camp pendleton north which was convenient for usthe area is nice and quiet and a couple minutes' walk to a mexican restaurant
Be with nature and stay in this semi-attached place located in Fallbrook. It can accommodate a maximum of four guests. Get inspiration from the creative combination of decors that add to the overall cozy ambiance of the space including the rustic furniture and artwork display. Wake up on a queen-sized bed complemented by soft pillows or spend the night reading a book beside the eccentric yet stylish fireplace. To make the most out of your vacation, don’t forget to visit the pen which houses animals like mini horses, pigs, and chickens that are all available for petting over the fence.
Artist's bungalow on a scenic ranchFallbrook, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsi loved the fireplace in the living room and overall chill vibe of the placeenormous closet beautiful shower and the cutest furry friends to visitvery clean warm and comfortablethe place was clean and spotlesseverything was clean the space was lovelytricia's bungalow is clean quaint and very peacefulvery clean and the bed was too comfortable and the bathroom very stylish
Host:tricia was a wonderful hosttricia is an excellent hosttricia was always quick to respond to any questions or requests she is a very gracious hostgreat host friendly and super helpfultricia was a great host and we enjoyed our short time thereRead more reviewslocation was niceloved the location and the animalsthe location also happens to be amazingvery central to a lot of cool places in the areagreat place comfortable and cute surroundings
African hoofed animals await guests of this eclectic farm stay located just a short distance from the famous Point Arena on the beautiful Mendocino coast. The cottage is tastefully decorated with antiques, stylish furniture, and good-looking stained glass windows allowing natural lighting to fill the place. Enjoy a comfortable stay in the living area with a chic sofa and a reclined chair or feel welcomed in a room with a double bed to relax your tired muscles after joining a tour around the animal sanctuary. Have a refreshing shower in the well-stocked bathroom and take advantage of the small yet well-appointed kitchen where you can prepare meals and snacks during your stay.
Chapel Cottage on African hoof stock preservePoint Arena, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswi-fi is excellentwe had a wonderful relaxing time in the cozy cottage sitting on the deck and in hot tubthe cottage is perfect and the beds comfortablethe cottages were comfortable with a full kitchenthe cottage is well stocked with comfy furniture a useful kitchen comfy beds and baththe hot tub was very clean and was already heated upon our arrivalthe housing was clean and mostly constructed with old gorgeous and rustic woodsexcellent accommodations very clean and well appointed cottage with everything needed for a comfortable stayit was also much more space than i imagined from the pictures and spotlessly clean
Host:judy was a great hostour hosts were welcoming and gave an excellent tourfrank and judy were great hostsfrank and judy were inviting hosts and judy was always quick to respond to any questions or requestsour hosts (judy and frank) were very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsthe town is cute and in walking distancewalking distance to a cute downtown area with several restaurants a store couple barsthe location around the area is also very cool to exploreit is truly a one of kind locationpros: wonderfully serene remote location with the back porch overlooking a stream
Located in the heart of Big Sur and offering great sights of Pfeiffer Beach, this farm stay welcomes guests who wish to experience peaceful ranch living. Start your day with a simple breakfast in the kitchen area and sip your morning coffee while feasting your eyes on the surrounding lush greens visible through the extra-large glass windows. Spend time reading books in the dedicated workplace with a comfy couch or witness the incredible sunsets in the garden overlooking the ocean. At night, bond with your family on the expansive patio with tables and chairs perfect for a romantic stargazing activity.
Big Sur, Goat Farm, Ocean Views!BIG SUR, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsstunning views cozy romantic lodging with all amenitiesthe cabin was charming and cozy with unparalleled views of magical big sur from the deck and bedroomsthis place is truly gorgeous with a cozy cottage offering spectacular viewswe used the cabin at its max capacity and were all very comfortablethe beds were very cozy and comfortable and we were greeted with fresh eggs plums and beautiful flowerseverything was clean and tidywe arrived to a clean cabin ready for our stayclean plenty of beds and space for us and our two teenage girlswe arrived to a beautiful clean house with amazing viewsthe cabin is charming and clean with a quintessential big sur aesthetic and vibe
Host:lygia was the perfect hostour hosts were so kindthank you for being such a wonderful hostour hosts made us feel very welcome and at home for the weekgreat hosts and great accommodationsRead more reviewsthe location is good (close to 'central' big sur)excellent location and very privatelocation was perfect: secluded but still close to various shops around big surlocation is perfect for seeing what big sur has to offerthe gardens were amazing and the location was perfect
Far from your average accommodations
Nothing beats a holiday staying away from the fast-paced and concrete jungle of the city. Together with your loved ones, have a grand time appreciating the beauty of nature and get closer to lovely farm animals. Gratify your hunger for fun and tranquility while staying in the best farm areas in California, USA, on your next leisure trip.
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