Travel & Accommodations

Participants are responsible for their lodging and travel to and from module locations. This includes getting to Flag Ranch for modules 1 & 2, Southern California location for module 3, as well as flights from Sacramento to Seattle for the adjunct workshop with Sabine Birmann. 

2019/2020 participants are encouraged to book shared lodging via AirBnB to minimize lodging cost.  Participants will be introduced via the private Facebook group after acceptance to facilitate.

Getting to Flag Ranch:

Informational PDF here

Flag Ranch is located east of San Francisco and Stockton, at the foot of the foothills of the Western Sierras. It is about 1 hour 20 minutes drive to the North entrance to Yosemite, situated in “Gold Country.”

Flag Ranch Website can be found here

Sacramento (SAC) is the nearest international airport, approximately a 1 hour 20 mins drive to Flag Ranch. San Francisco (SFO) international airport is approximately 2 hours 30 mins drive to Flag Ranch, but is determined by day and times of travel and traffic.  

The drive from Los Angeles to Flag Ranch is 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Accommodations can be found locally and we recommend booking as soon as possible for May and September Modules 1 and 2.

The scenic town of Murphys is a 40 mins drive from Flag Ranch through country back roads. The town has excellent restaurants, cafes, and a bakery as well as small hotels, vacation rentals and Airbnbs in the area. Recommended accommodations are below.

Mokolumne Hill is a tiny town, 25 mins drive from Flag Ranch. Hotel Leger is a woman owned hotel with a restaurant and saloon. It can be very lively Friday-Sunday, with a busy saloon and live music. Midweek is quieter but surprises can occur!  

Lodging Links:

Hotel Leger
Murphy’s Vacation Rentals

Victoria Inn Murphys

Murphys Luxury Vacation Rentals

 Courtwood Inn

AirBnB - Type in Murphys, Angels Camp, San Andreas

Salt Spring Valley Reservoir -For Camping. 

Getting to Monroe, WA for the Adjunct Workshop with Sabine Birmann:

Participants will be required to book flights from Sacramento to Seattle as well as transportation to Monroe, WA located 40min - 1hr North of Sea Tac airport.

Accommodations via AirBnB or Bed and Breakfast can be found in Monroe or Duvall.