SeaEscape Motel, 15370 U.S. 101 North, Smith River 95567; (707) 487-7333, fax (707) 487-0209. "Beachfront motel, one mile from the Oregon border, 10 minutes from the redwoods. Miles of sandy beaches. Suite-type accommodations -- with kitchens and patios -- are clean, comfortable and quiet." Doubles start at $55.
Lynn Monroe, Palmdale
Hotellerie de Plein-Air, Bois de Boulogne Campground, Allee
du Bord de l'Eau, 75 016 Paris; 011-33-1-4524-3081, fax 011-33-1-4224-4295, www.mobilhome-paris.com. "A family of four or five can stay in a Willerby mobile home in a wooded tract of land along the Seine River. Only 10 minutes from the Champs Elysees. Paris' best accommodations for a family." Motor homes start at about $48 per night.
James T. and Emmy Humberd, La Quinta
Hotel du Lac, 32 Piazza Mazzini, Bellagio; 011-39-031-95-0320, fax 011-39-031-95-1624, www.bellagiohoteldulac.com. "Lovely rooms, multilingual staff, excellent location on the plaza that fronts Lake Como. Baths, televisions, many rooms face the water; some have balconies. English-speaking staff." Doubles start at about $145.
Martha and Allen Baron