Mendocino Travel Guide

Articles about Mendocino

By Emma Sloley

Romance heats up in summer, and these destinations guarantee an affair to remember.

By Alice Bruneau and Caroline Hallemann

Nature’s swimming pools are key to beating the summer heat. Fortunately, you’ll find them everywhere, from New York to California.

By Staff
By Heather Eng

Supersize dunes, hot mineral pools, purple sand: These beaches are as strange as they are beautiful.

By Lindsey Olander

Choose your romantic getaway for two, from an intimate, affordable nook up in the trees to a wilderness camp at the very end of the earth.

Hotels in Mendocino

Standing on the balcony of the Osprey Room at the Brewery Gulch Inn might satisfy a lingering childhood fantasy of living in a tree fort. A mile south of the historic California town of Mendocino, the inn is bordered by pine, fir, and hemlock and overlooks verdant meadows and the Pacific Ocean.

Restaurants in Mendocino

After 30 years and two changes of ownership, the restaurant is still Mendo’s answer to Chez Panisse: the Dungeness crab cakes are winners.

Things to do in Mendocino

When the logging dried up in the 1930s, the artists started moving in; eventually, they founded this nonprofit, which gives scholarships, rents studio space, and mounts ambitious exhibitions that are well worth checking out.