Those of us who live in Lakeport enjoy the small town character and wide variety of active things to do. There are many recreational, fun, and entertaining places to go and explore on any given day.
For those of you who love the outdoors, you may want to check out Clear Lake State Park for camping, biking and hiking adventures, or if you prefer a low-key stroll, Lakeport Library Park is an ideal walking path for pedestrians to admire beautiful Clear Lake. Library Park also has a boating ramp, in addition to one on Third Street by the Lakeport Yacht Club. Visitors and residents alike can access these FREE boating ramps to water ski, wakeboard, tube, sail, and swim in California’s largest biggest natural lake.
Dining around the Lake
Lake County offers an excellent assortment of restaurants around the Lake. From Upper Lake to Middletown, and everywhereeverything in between, you can be guaranteed you’ll find something that will satisfy your palate. To find out the locations and types of restaurants within the County, visit the LakeCounty.com Restaurants Guide.
During the summer months, Lakeport’s Library Park is the happening spot to be every Friday night for the annual Concerts in the Park. This event, sponsored by various businesses around Lake County, is FREE to everyone and features different genres throughout the summer.
Besides having the perks of gorgeous views and a beautiful lake right at our fingertips, residents also have the benefit of living in an area with a number of world famous wineries. With many offering tours and wine tasting on daily basis, wine lovers and curious observes alike can fill entire days exploring the many wineries around the county. To find out more information on the wineries in Lake County and various wine tasting events throughout the year, visit the LakeCounty.com Wine Country Guide.
Go Back in Time…Explore Lake County’s Museums
Besides a number of outdoor activities to keep you company, the Museum in Downtown Lakeport provides a great learning experience for the young and old that allows you to explore Lake County’s deep history dating back more than 100 years ago! The Old School House Museum in Upper Lake is another wonderful historical resource in Lake County that takes you back in time to discover what life was like so many years ago.
Located in Kelseyville this wonderful asset to Lake County is has provided over 25 years of astronomical entertainment and education to thousands of families. With a classroom, computer controlled telescope, and a planetarium, the facility is well equipped to help students and the general public learn about astronomy. At least one public event is held each month, and private events are held on a reservation basis. To find out more information, visit their website at www.taylorobservatory.org