Family Adventures in Auburn, CA and where to stay

Discovering Hidden Charms: A Blissful Stay at The McCann House in Downtown Auburn

March 23, 2024

Have you ever thought of having a "staycation" close to home? I am excited to share my latest discovery with you – the enchanting McCann House, nestled in the heart of Downtown Auburn, CA. Whether you're a local looking for a charming getaway or a visitor eager to explore, this Victorian-style gem is a must-visit.

As we dive into the details, imagine strolling through Downtown Auburn, with its array of restaurants, bars, theaters, year-round events, and local shops, all within walking distance from the McCann House. Recently updated, this historic home offers the nostalgic ambiance of the early 1900s combined with the convenience of modern amenities.

The McCann House's entire second floor was exclusively ours during our stay. Each of the two bedrooms features a queen bed, accompanied by a versatile small bunk room off the front bedroom. The full bath with a clawfoot tub/shower and an additional half bath adds to the charm. The fully stocked kitchen ensures you have everything you need for a comfortable stay.

While your space remains private, be aware that the first floor may be occupied by other guests, fostering a sense of community in shared outdoor areas. The authentic 1900s ambiance might bring with it the sounds of life downstairs, but rest assured, the strict quiet time policy from 10 PM to 8 AM ensures a peaceful retreat.

First Impressions: Our arrival at this family-friendly Airbnb sparked immediate excitement as the cozy facade beckoned us in. Tucked snugly in the heart of Auburn, the house embraced us warmly. The back patio, bathed in morning sunlight, proved an ideal spot for early work sessions and shared cups of coffee.

A Family Haven: Stepping into the welcoming interior, a charming living room awaited, perfect for unwinding together. Designed with families in mind, the owners had curated a space that resonated with ours. The kids were overjoyed with the bunk beds, creating their own little haven to giggle, share secrets, and spin stories beneath snug blankets.

The Heart of the Home - The Kitchen: Our family of food enthusiasts discovered our favorite gathering spot in the fully equipped kitchen. From flipping fluffy pancakes to sizzling up burgers, the entire family engaged in the joy of cooking. The adjacent dining area set the stage for our family meals, providing the perfect backdrop to bond and share tales of our daily adventures.

Home Sweet Home: Following our explorations of local sights, returning to our comforting retreat was always a welcomed relief. The bedrooms exuded warmth, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep for both kids and adults. Bedtime stories and rounds of UNO in our cozy cocoon created sweet memories destined to linger forever.

Family-Friendly Activities: Our thoughtful host had stocked the living room with games, setting the stage for family fun. Auburn's array of activities, from museums to nature trails, kept us engaged throughout our stay. Each day brought new adventures, and returning to our home away from home in the evenings became a highly anticipated routine.

Connect and Unwind: Among the many highlights was the cherished time spent reconnecting as a family in the cozy living room. Board games, charades, and storytelling sessions filled the space with laughter and love. This precious time together forged bonds stronger than ever before.

Final Thoughts: Saying goodbye to our temporary abode was bittersweet – within those walls, we had woven unforgettable memories. The joy of staying together as a family in this welcoming home is truly beyond words. We'll forever hold dear the echoes of laughter, heartwarming moments, and the profound sense of togetherness that this Airbnb graciously bestowed upon us.

Plan your next getaway and check out Auburn, California and book a stay at the McCann House

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