Mendocino Coast, Mendocino

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#1 of 21 in Outdoors in Mendocino County
Climb on the rocks lining the beach to get a view of the surf, other beaches, lighthouses, and fishing villages along Mendocino Coast. Walk around the area and look out for the otters that frequent the river. Explore the bluffs and the caves underneath many of them, hike or bike along one of the trails, or go horseback riding on the beach. Be sure to ride the train through the redwoods, which takes you to places that are inaccessible by car and foot. With our world travel planner, Mendocino attractions like Mendocino Coast can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Fantastic ocean views...little beaches...cliffs..driftwood..easy parking and access. Safe. Great weather. Not alot of people  more »
  • While winding, this is a beautiful drive and there is so much to do. Hike, shop, relax and renew. Beautiful beaches dot the coastline as do sleepy little towns.  more »
  • I've always wanted to visit Medocino since I learned it was a good place to bring up a disabled child, and my son is disabled. It seemed like a dream town to me, and I was not disappointed. Unfortunat...  more »
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