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Mendocino Coast

Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-961-6300
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Rocky beauty

Walked the state park beaches on a sunny day and couldn’t stop taking pictures. NB, “glass beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William K
via mobile
Mendocino is a beautiful town with an interesting history.

I went on long walks with my dog - such a dramatic coastline! Also, tracked the areas where East of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Rafael, California
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A scenic drive along California's Pacific coastline offering beaches, historic lighthouses and old-time fishing villages.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fort bragg” (42 reviews)
“big sur” (13 reviews)
“glass beach” (18 reviews)
Mendocino, CA 95460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked the state park beaches on a sunny day and couldn’t stop taking pictures. NB, “glass beach” is not loaded with little glistening treasures. But who cares. We saw gray whales spouting.

Thank William K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on long walks with my dog - such a dramatic coastline! Also, tracked the areas where East of Eden was filmed. I had a great time!

Thank barbes28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing vistas with stunning views. Quaint and quiet this time of year. Relaxing. Cute shops and restaurants.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m not a shopper, but I always return to Mendocino to walk the headlands, whale-watch, birdwatch, and spend time along the beach and Big River confluence. Just beautiful and serene!

Thank karen e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit the Mendocino coast line at least 2 to 4 times a year and have been doing so since 1964 there are so many things to do, this area is less then 100 miles from wear I live and I am so lucky to...More

Thank krwhome w
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a large swath of California coast that must be lumped into a must see category. No need to describe in detail, just start and complete as much as you can. Interesting stuff and beauty at every turn. Check out TripAdvisor for food and...More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful coastline and well worth staying in the area for a couple of nights to explore the area. We were due to go to Napa Valley and stay there but the fire there meant this was not possible. Mendocino coast may have...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This area is worth spending time to walk along the water's edge. Lots of beautiful spots to stop along the way, and take in the birds, or just gaze at the endless beach front.

Thank Adventurer2day
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We just love the Mendocino Coast! It's a great get-way place to relax, hike, enjoy coastal view, do photography, enjoy the outdoors. Great fresh air, hills, cliffs, small beaches, walking trails, scenic drives, local restaurants and friendly people. Some of the most fantastic ocean views...More

Thank imagemaker25
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Slow down and enjoy the view - so spectacular! Rugged and beautiful. Stop and walk around Mendocino town - quaint!

Thank kareno233
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Cami R
19 May 2017|
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Response from Gone4hike | Reviewed this property |
Our 13 year old daughter enjoyed the beaches. We found lots of different hikes around Mendocino. Thee are a few shops in Mendocino but nothing I think a15 year old boy would particularly like. I am not as familiar with... More
5 March 2017|
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Response from janicealbert | Reviewed this property |
There are several walks along the coast. Actually I think the one in Fort Bragg is nicer than the one in Mendocino. Also, the private garden walk in Fort Bragg is worth the admission price.
10 February 2017|
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Response from love2skiLosAngeles | Reviewed this property |
It should be easy this time of year but in the summer you must book to get a good hotel or guest cottage.