Your Guide to the Best Road Trip From Los Angeles, CA, to Murphys, CA
Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind getaway? Murphys, California, is located in the central Sierra Nevada foothills between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park in Calaveras County. It’s filled with fantastic local wineries, a charming downtown area, and endless outdoor adventures. You need to make the trip! Start planning your getaway from Los Angeles, CA, to Murphys, CA, today!
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Get Away From Los Angeles, CA, to Murphys, CA
We get lots of guests that travel from Los Angeles to Murphys. It’s the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city!
Pack the Car and Hit the Road
Do you want to embark on an exciting road trip to Murphys? The driving distance between the two cities is just under six hours via CA-99 North. If you’re not in a rush and you want to make some pit stops along the way, there are plenty of options for that!
If you take a detour slightly to the left, you visit charming towns along the Pacific coast. Some popular cities to explore are Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and Salinas. You could also check out San Jose or San Francisco.
If you really want to switch things up, you can visit some National Parks and Forests during your drive to Northern California. With Los Padres National Forest, Sequoia National Forest, Inyo National Forest, and Yosemite National Park along your way, there are so many dazzling sights waiting to be seen!
Fly Through the Sky
If a lengthy road trip isn’t your style, you can opt for flying to Calaveras County. The San Fransisco International Airport and Sacramento International Airport are the closest airports to Murphys. Nonstop flights are only about an hour and a half long, and can be purchased at reasonable prices.
After you arrive in San Francisco or Sacramento, all you have to do is rent a car and head to Courtwood Inn in Murphys. The drive from San Francisco is two and a half hours long and the ride from Sacramento is an hour and 40 minutes long.
Stay in a Cozy Log Cabin in the Mountains
When you’re looking for the best accommodations in the area, Courtwood Inn is the number one choice. Our custom-designed bed and breakfast is a spectacular cedar log lodge set on a tranquil 5-acre hilltop. At our peaceful retreat centrally located in California Gold Country, you can enjoy everything that Murphys has to offer.
All of our well-appointed guest rooms feature private baths, bistro tables, gorgeous panoramic views of the Sierra Foothills, and more. Our mini-suites feature a queen or king-sized bed with luxury linens, and a Jason MicroSilk Hydrotherapy tub for our guests’ ultimate relaxation.
We know you can’t wait to begin planning your Murphys getaway. Check our availability and reserve your room today. We can’t wait to host you!