The commercial district of Mendocino is teeming with fun stores, B&Bs and delicious food. You can visit the weathered water tower that houses Loot & Lore, a magical jewelry shop. You can also shop in My Chic Farmhouse, an 1870s Masonic temple replica. Other cool stores include Study Club, which sells Finnish dishtowels and Mexican sandals.
A visit to Mendocino will leave you enamored with this town’s food scene. For foodies, there’s a farmer’s market every Friday from May to October. Fresh produce from Northern California farms is sold at this market, as well as organic honey, artisan cheeses, and fresh cut flowers. You’ll also find wine from local vineyards, and Mendocino is a great place to indulge in a little local culture.
If you’re looking for a great destination to spend a long weekend, try Mendocino. The climate in Mendocino can be quite unpredictable, varying from sunny skies to thick fog. While snow doesn’t occur in Mendocino, you can still expect to experience 23 different types of weather in one day. While the weather is generally pleasant, there’s a high chance of rain, but that’s not likely to last very long.
If you like historic buildings, Mendocino is a great place to visit. The Albion River Bridge was built during World War II and is one of only a few remaining wooden bridges on Highway 1. It’s made of salvaged wood during a time when concrete and steel were in short supply. The bridge was named after the river that flows into the ocean. You can visit both historic sites and enjoy the views of the ocean.
If you’re looking for something a bit more active, there’s the Jug Handle State Natural Reserve. The park has panoramic ocean views and a historic bridge built in the 1930s. For hiking enthusiasts, try Big River Haul Road, which was once used as a logging haul road but is now a scenic hiking path. Whether you’re looking for a view of the water, or you prefer the sounds of birds and wildlife, this park has plenty to offer.
You can spend a day exploring the headlands on foot. The Big River Trail is a good option because it follows the rip current. Caspar Beach is also a great place for swimming. You can also check out the historic Ford House Museum, which was built by Jerome B. Ford’s bride Martha. There’s also the Mendocino Art Center, founded in the late 1950s by Bill and Jennie Zacha.
If you’re in the mood for a relaxing and peaceful getaway, head to Mendocino, a small town located about three hours north of San Francisco and four hours from Sacramento. The small town is a charming destination and one of the most scenic stops on a Pacific Coast Highway road trip. A visit to Mendocino is sure to leave you with a positive memory of your trip. You can spend a day or a weekend exploring the historic district.