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Discover 7 Charming Towns and Villages in Mendocino County

Up and down the coast and throughout the wine-growing heart of Mendocino County there are picturesque villages to explore, filled with history, local art, boutique shops, and delicious food. Enjoy the late afternoon sun with a glass of wine in Boonville, breathe the ocean air while strolling the streets of Mendocino, or feel the buzz of Fort Bragg’s downtown – there’s magic in our towns.

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Mendocino Village

This picturesque coastal village is known for its Victorian architecture, stunning cliffside views, and vibrant arts scene. Explore local galleries, shops, and restaurants while soaking up the ocean atmosphere.

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Fort Bragg

This bustling coastal town offers a variety of attractions, including Glass Beach, the Skunk Train, and the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Enjoy local dining, shopping, and a lively events calendar.

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Located in the Anderson Valley, Boonville offers a laid-back atmosphere, local wineries, and unique attractions like the Solar Living Institute and the Boonville Beer Festival.

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Perched on the southernmost tip of Mendocino’s coastline, Gualala offers stunning ocean views, art galleries, and outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and beachcombing.

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Point Arena

This coastal gem features a historic downtown, vibrant arts scene, and the iconic Point Arena Lighthouse. Explore the nearby Stornetta Public Lands for a scenic outdoor adventure.

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This tiny seaside village offers a serene escape with dramatic coastal views, charming B&Bs, and local art galleries. Visit nearby Greenwood State Beach for a relaxing day by the sea.

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Situated in southern Mendocino County, Hopland is known for its boutique wineries, organic farms, and charming downtown. Enjoy wine tasting, farm-to-table dining, and a slower pace of life in this rural oasis.

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