A Dreamy Drive Through California's Redwood Country

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Megan Willson Photography

On a four-day drive through redwood country—from San Francisco to Mendocino and back—Eviana Hartman discovers ever-changing landscapes, quirky inland towns, and farm-to-table food that rivals nearby Napa.

Day One | Into the Forest

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After weaving through the throngs outside downtown’s handful of saloons—whose signs advertised beers for bears—we dug in to rock-cod tacos at the popular Seaside Metal Oyster Bar, opened last year by the owners of San Francisco’s Bar Crudo. Down the street, at the Guerneville Bank Club—a sort of artisanal mini-mall—we devoured coriander-raspberry ice cream from Nimble & Finn’s while perusing the indie travel magazine Cereal at Commerce Fine Goods, a lifestyle boutique that felt more Brooklyn than bear country.

California Sweet

A Dreamy Drive Through California's Redwood Country

Day One | Into the Forest

After weaving through the throngs outside downtown’s handful of saloons—whose signs advertised beers for bears—we dug in to rock-cod tacos at the popular Seaside Metal Oyster Bar, opened last year by the owners of San Francisco’s Bar Crudo. Down the street, at the Guerneville Bank Club—a sort of artisanal mini-mall—we devoured coriander-raspberry ice cream from Nimble & Finn’s while perusing the indie travel magazine Cereal at Commerce Fine Goods, a lifestyle boutique that felt more Brooklyn than bear country.

Megan Willson Photography
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