2 Days Adventure on the North Coast

Duration: 
2 day
Main Region:
North Coast
Related Regions: 
North Coast
Good fit for: 
  • Art Seekers
  • History Buffs
  • Outdoorsy Types

Day 1

Van Damme State Park and the Pygmy Forest
Little River, CA
3 miles south of the town of Mendocino on Highway 1
(707) 937-5804
2 trails lead to the Pygmy Forest. One route loops 3.5 miles through Fern Canyon, the 1-mile Logging Road Trail, leads more directly to the forest.

DRIVE NORTH ON HIGHWAY 1 TO:

The Village of Mendocino
The unbelievably picturesque Village of Mendocino is on the National Register of Historic Places

Mendocino Arts Center
45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino, CA
(707) 937-5818

Kelley House Museum
45007 Albion Street, Mendocino, CA
(707) 937-5791

Day 2

Ford House Museum and Mendocino Headlands State Park
Ocean side of Main Street, Mendocino, CA
(707) 937-5397

NORTH ON HIGHWAY 1 TO:

Point Cabrillo Light Station
45300 Lighthouse Road, Mendocino, CA
(707) 937-6124
The lighthouse also includes a gift shop and museum. Tours and lectures on nautical history and marine mammals are available.

HEAD NORTH ON HIGHWAY 1 TOWARDS FORT BRAGG:

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA
(707) 964-4352

Downtown Fort Bragg

The Skunk Train
100 W Laurel Street, Fort Bragg, CA
(866) 457-5865
A time traveler from the last century would feel quite at home riding California Western Railroad’s Skunk Train today. The view is all but unchanged and the train follows the same coastal "Redwood Route" as it has since 1885.

 

 

 

 

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