Step 2: Choose your retreat location and lodging

“You Are on Holy Ground” (Exodus 3)

No matter where you go, God is there waiting for you.

Here are our top 3 locations to consider:

Granite Bay – Folsom Lake

Pictured: Folsom Lake State Park campground, Sacramento – taken from website

This location has two campgrounds, Beal’s Point and Peninsula. If you are a busy adult with limited time, this local, beautiful, and relaxing campground is for you!


South Lake Tahoe

Picture: Fallen Leaf Campground, South Lake Tahoe (Nov 2020) – taken by Sr. K

South Lake Tahoe region is amazing and offers multiple options for overnight retreats.


Half Moon Bay

Pictured: Half Moon Bay State Park Campground (Dec 2020) – taken by Sr. K

There are countless campgrounds along the California Coast. We recommend the Half Moon Bay State Park Campground and the Sonoma Coast.



Living in California makes it easy to find plenty of lodging in beautiful natural environments. You can stay at a cottage, cabin, or trailer!

Finding lodging is easy, we have several recommended low-budget and beautiful options for you!

Meet with a missionary sister to explore your spiritual interests and plan your retreat.