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Day Trip

Looking to take a day trip south or north from the Gualala/Sea Ranch area?  Check out these great destination points up and down our coast!  For more detailed information visit the websites listed, or pick up a guide magazine in the Coasting Home office.


Fort Ross


Fort Ross State Historic Park: Step back in time and visit this historic Russian settlement. One of the oldest California State Parks, Fort Ross holds annual reenactments and daily tours. Great for the whole family!  www.fortrossstatepark.org/





Force 10 Tours: Kayak the Pacific Ocean from Elk, enjoy a 2 hour tour or longer adventure if you choose.  For beginners or advanced kayakers.  See ocean caves and marine life up close!  www.force10tours.com


Little River


Little River Inn Golf Course707-937-5667


Point Cabrillo Light Station: A museum, a lighthouse, whales to view, and a small aquarium. www.pointcabrillo.org




Art of Chocolate: One pound of rich, moist cookies packaged about an hour after baking and shipped in a one pound crate—wherever you want, or pick them up when you stop in to sample all the other wonderful handmade truffles and chocolates, fudges and toffees these delightful people make! www.mendocino-chocolate.com


Catch a Canoe & Bicycles Too: 707-937-0273 in Mendocino


Ford House: Visitor’s center, museum of model ships, and elaborate model of the town of Mendocino.


Mendo Wheels: 707-937-1132


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens: 47 oceanfront acres of gardens with a small admission fee, café, events year round, open until 4 or 5 depending on the season. Visit www.gardenbythesea.org for pictures and details.


Sweetwater Spa: Hot tubs, saunas, massage, Swedish, free hot tub with massage.  www.sweetwaterspa.com


Village of Mendocino: An historic village, Mendocino boasts blocks of shops and restaurants to take in your day. You’ll find books, toys, antiques, glassware, pottery, jewelry, and so much more. Drawing visitors from far and wide, this hamlet has marvelous coastal views to tantalize you as you meander through its streets. About an hour north of Gualala on Hwy One.




Fort Bragg


All Aboard Adventures: Charter the Sea Hawk for your next adventure!  See whales, get married, watch the sunset, fish and enjoy yourself.  www.allaboardadventures.com


Emerald Dolphin Minigolf: 18 holes anyone?  Full arcade, full theme parties, and more.  www.emeralddolphin.com/minigolf.htm


Fort Bragg Cyclery: 707-964-3509


Glass Beach: Fort Bragg, explore tide pools and comb the beach for trash turned into treasure by the waves.  What was once a dumping ground has now become a preserve.  /glass_beachwww.fortbragg.com


Guest House Museum: three story mansion that houses 150 years of Mendocino coast history.  Come to Fort Bragg to tour this fantastic museum and grounds.


Maness Photography: Visit the Fort Bragg Depot to have old-time photos made from the days of the settlers.  Fun for all ages.  Same day photos.  707-962-0555


North Coast Brewing Company: “One of the 10 best breweries in the world”! Home of the Red Sea Ale, Old Rasputin Imperial Stout and Scrimshaw Pilsner; stop in their Tap Room & Grill for food and fun. www.northcoastbrewing.com


Pacific Star Winery: Enjoy wine tasting and a picnic atop this bluff top vineyard location. This remote spot is perfect for watching whales in season and try the rare Charbono—only 82 acres left worldwide! www.pacificstarwinery.com


Ricochet Ridge Ranch: Horseback riding in Fort Bragg, kids over age six. www.horse-vacation.com


Skunk Train: Ride the rails through the Redwoods and experience the hills the way they did in the old days. Perfect for a family trip or a romantic getaway. Pack a picnic and enjoy the day! Open through most of the year, though not the extreme winter months


Symphony of the Redwoods: 50-piece orchestra performing classical and pops concerts.  www.symphonyoftheredwoods.org/

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