Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
These are the current and upcoming events that are happening here on the Mendocino coast. We have lots of events to choose from including music festivals, wine and food pairings, local tours as well as many other random seasonal events.This is a great way to plan a trip to the coast to stay with us and enjoy all that Mendocino has to offer.
COOL LOCAL EVENTS
Cool Local Events Mendocino is a very unique part of the world and is the perfect place for events. From the Abalone Cook-off to the Worlds largest salmon BBQ, Mendocino offers a plethora of outdoor events for the whole family. Just another reason to keep coming back to the Mendocino coast on a regular basis!
GOLF & TENNIS
We don`t have a lot of Golf Courses here but the Little River Inn offers not only Golf and Tennis but world class views as well. Oh, by the way, they have an awesome full service Spa as well....
While you here, why not get the full experience and live like a local. When I travel I love to dive into the local culture and see and experience things from a locals point of view. One way to do this AND to meet some new friends is to take a lesson, taught by locals doing what locals love to do!
LOCAL ARTWORK - MEMORIES OF YOUR TRIP
What better way to remember your trip and the beautiful Mendocino Coast. Local artwork and photos to take home and to help keep the wonderful memories alive and well !
LOCAL BEER MENDOCINO STYLE
Discover the awesome beers of the Mendocino Coast... To much of the world Mendocino County, California is synonymous with wine country... just taste their fine whites, sparklers and pinot noirs. But, Mendocino County is also great craft beer country. The region has a rich beer history -- it was once a hop growing region and it had the first new brewpub in the California since Prohibition. The name of the Mendocino County town Hopland is evidence of a beer culture reaching back to the 1850s. Scenic drives with first rate wineries and breweries are the big attractions. A drive through Anderson Valley and up the Pacific coast is a feast for the eyes. The winding mountain route from Fort Bragg to Ukiah is also spectacular
The Mendocino coast has some of the best restaurants on the planet, from Authentic Mexican food, traditional Italian cuisine, gourmet pizza as well as local beers and wine.. There are many options so you will have some decisions to make but it is hard to go wrong so don`t be shy !
LOCAL PARKS WITH AWESOME BEACHES
The Mendocino coast is a great place to be for many reasons, however when you come to the coast your trip will never be complete without a fun trip to the beach with you friends and family. There are many beaches to choose from so while your here, be adventurous and try at least one of the if not all. Surfs up so head to the beach and chill in the sand and enjoy the view!
NEED SOME GROCERIES
Sometimes, even when you are on vacation, it`s nice to kick back and be lazy. Need some groceries while relaxing, no problem! Weather you need ingredients for a full meal or just a snack you will have great options while staying here on the Mendocino coast.
ON THE WATER
Don`t be a landlubber! The backbone of the local lifestyle is based on the ocean, with fishing being a main part of it. Now`s your chance to discover the other part of the north coast. Why not charter a fishing trip, go whale watching or take a lazy tour of the historic Noyo harbor. Ahoy!
OUT AND ABOUT IN MENDOCINO
It`s all about friends, family and fun in the sun. There is no better place in the world to relax, unwind and get away from it all. There are many options from a day at many of the awesome local beaches to hikes in the redwoods, surfing biking and more ! No bad days !
PERSONAL / PRIVATE CHEF
One of the biggest reasons why you should hire a private chef on your next vacation is because a private chef will save you time. Hiring a private chef allows you to take the worry out of meal planning, grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning up after a meal. When you hire a private chef, they will take care of everything when it comes to preparing the perfect meal for you and the rest of your vacation party.
STUFF TO RENT
Be a local and live the local life ! While in town go have some fun and hang with the locals. Rent dive gear or a Surfboard.If your more of a landlubber, you can rent a bike and or Tennis and golf equipment...Choice is yours.. Another great day on the coast !
TAKE A HIKE
It`s a great day for a hike. Explore the best trails near Mendocino with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Mendocino wine country has two distinct wine areas. The first is the famed Anderson Valley on Highway 128 on the way to the town of Mendocino. The second Mendocino wine country region is the Hopland area on Highway 101 near Ukiah. While the Anderson Valley is a cool climate growing area, the Hopland area is much warmer and ideal for growing a variety of grapes. Which wine trail will you explore?
WINERIES AND WINE
The north coast has some of the best wineries in the world with the focus being Anderson Valley on the beatufil highway 128 corridor south of the coastal region of Mendocino County. The beauty of Anderson Valley is quietly inspirational... The morning fog rests lightly on the grapes and will soon give way to a warm and sunny afternoon. Anderson Valley is the perfect environment for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Alsace Varietals. In addition to producing superb Pinot Noirs and Alsace varietal wines, the valley is home to three methode champenoise sparkling houses. Anderson Valley is bubbly paradise. Get your Pinot on !
AFTER DARK - NIGHTLIFE
Life in a small town ! When the dinner is done and the sun goes down it`s fun and get out with your fiends and family. It`s always fun to hear some music, shoot some pool, play darts and Shuffleboard and make some new friends and great memories !
NEED A RIDE
There are times that you and your friends might need a ride while staying with us here on the coast. Sometimes the best option is to take a cab and if you do than you than you are in luck. Your magic carpet awaits !