"Relax on California’s Northern Coast" Top 5 Page for this destination Mendocino by SteveOSF
Mendocino Travel Guide: 76 reviews and 172 photos
Mendocino, located on California’s northern coast, is a great place for a weekend getaway. Mendocino was founded in the mid-nineteenth century as a logging town. However, today it is more known as a tourist destination. The town enjoys a high percentage of artists among its residents.
Mendocino is just over a three hour drive from San Francisco, in good traffic. If you get caught in the Friday evening commute between San Francisco and Marin, the drive can be a bit longer. However, it is close enough to the San Francisco Bay Area to make for a nice getaway. The drive to the coast through the Anderson Valley is quite scenic.
- Pros:Scenic north coast vacation town.
- Cons:The drive can be a little long.
- In a nutshell:A nice place for a weekend getaway.
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