the best things to  do in Mendocino & fort bragg

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Why Visit Mendocino & Fort Bragg?

Imagine rugged cliffs meeting the vast Pacific Ocean, Redwood forest strolls, and wineries with dramatic views. 

If sounds like fun, keep reading for the best things to do in Mendocino and Fort Bragg, California.

Explore Mendocino Village

Mendocino is a beautiful town filled with boutiques, delicious restaurants, and cute coastal cottages. You’ll also see the water towers that Mendocino is known for!

Visit Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

These gardens boast 47 acres of blooms and 4 miles of walking trails. There’s always something blooming throughout the year.

Enjoy the Spa & Massage at Sweetwater

Soak in a Redwood hot tub before a relaxing massage at Sweetwater Inn & Spa!

Walk Mendocino Headlands State Park

In addition to the beautiful coastal trails, this park includes historical sites like the Ford House Museum & Visitor Center and the Kelley House Museum.

Visit Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

The lighthouse on Point Cabrillo is a great place to visit, with epic coastal views. You can enter the lighthouse museum or walk the trails around the headlands.

Go Wine Tasting at Pacific Star Winery

The winery sits on a coastal bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, making it such a beautiful location to enjoy the natural landscape and the grapes this region produces.

Check Out Glass Beach

While there are many beautiful beaches in Mendocino and Fort Bragg, the most unique beach is Glass Beach, located in Noyo Headlands Park.