Travel Blogs from Fort Bragg, United States

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Sleeping in the Car..., Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Sleeping in the Car...

A travel blog entry by levering_scott

3/04 Today, Rachel and I drove to Fort Bragg. We hiked on a beach and observed seals bathing in the sun. Camping in the area costs $35 and the cheapest motel costs $50, so we decided to experiment with sleeping in the car for a change. To kill time at ...

Glass Beach, the Pigmy Forest and Drunks, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Glass Beach, the Pigmy Forest and Drunks

A travel blog entry by hawkinsw

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In 1906, the town of Fort Bragg was devastated by an earthquake that pretty much leveled downtown, and in particular, the Chinese section of town. To rebuild the town the City Fathers decided to load all the ruble and dump it into the Pacific.   ...

Sep 04, 2012, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Sep 04, 2012

A travel blog entry by oscarchen

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Drive along the coast (Highway 1), Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Drive along the coast (Highway 1)

A travel blog entry by mstrixie

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... the towns. So we drive a couple hours out of our way to get to this coastal town I have heard so much about.  Fort Bragg is not very impressive.  Most of the town if away from the coast and kind of industrial looking.  There was nothing ...

Exploring the local towns, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Exploring the local towns

A travel blog entry by wheretheydrive

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... shops and restaurants and quite a few strange people (We'll explain later). We also spent part of the afternoon touring around Fort Bragg which is 3 miles from our campground. We went to the North Coast Brewing Company and purchased some local brew.  ...

Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Fort Bragg

A travel blog entry by bzaucha

Nice break from work and a great way to celebrate my birthday.  Ate at the warf and walk along the ...

Day 2: Mrs Grossman's Sticker Factory, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Day 2: Mrs Grossman's Sticker Factory

A travel blog entry by usarvtrip

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... I’d been there. The sticker factory was excellent and the kids really enjoyed it, especially the free stickers. We set off for Fort Bragg at about 3pm after a wicked lunch that Tracey made in the RV with all the left-overs we’d ...

California Coast, Ft. Bragg, United States travel blog

California Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... books and bought some shirts at a great thrift store.  We had an excellent lunch at Headlands coffeehouse.     Ft. Bragg was a lumber and fishing town for many years, and the Company Store is a repurposed reminder of the days when the ...

On the Road Again, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by dianne39

... demi glaze and I had shrimp scampi - we left full and felt like we had found another gem of a restaurant. On the way to Fort Bragg, we took a turn on highway 20 and ended up taking this beautiful windy highway through a forest of trees. There was hardly ...

Northern Californian Coast, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Northern Californian Coast

A travel blog entry by colinhardcastle

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... for a family of five anyway.  However, clicking on a "search in surrounding areas" button brings up a heap of accommodation in Fort Bragg – only another 15 minutes north, and it is also much cheaper.  We find out later that Mendocino has ...

Night 21: Mendocino Coast, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Night 21: Mendocino Coast

A travel blog entry by splencner

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Night 21: Mendocino Coast From Orick to Fort Bragg, CA Today we drove 170 miles south mostly through redwood forests and along high-cliffed coastline. Weather changed with proximity to the coast. It started a bit overcast and cold and then away from the ...

Day 21 and 22 - Wow, what a find., Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Day 21 and 22 - Wow, what a find.

A travel blog entry by jvenard

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... and Yosemite. We had a hard time finding a place to stay in Lake Tahoe and Barb mentioned that she wanted to go to Sea Glass Beach near Fort Bragg, CA.  So we hopped on 101 and made our way south until we had to cut over to CA 1.  We had to cut ...

Playing in the woods, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Playing in the woods

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... sudden, you pop out of the forest and there is the ocean.    We follow the shore to where we are staying tonight, Fort Bragg, California.  It's a fishing/semi tourist town.  We're staying in a cheap hotel for the few hours we're here. ...

Seeing Red (wood), Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Seeing Red (wood)

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey

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... and was looking for the accelerator to move in to the traffic. (I might add that as we left our hotel for a sightseeing drive around Fort Bragg this evening, JY was ribbing me about whether I could find the correct side of the car. This was while he was ...

Skip Mendocino and Ft Bragg instead, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Skip Mendocino and Ft Bragg instead

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

... the better of us and so we ended up going to Jack in the Box for lunch (yikes!). The chicken sandwiches were decent (Leigh's was better) but the curly fries were good. We decided to stop in Ft Bragg for some coffee, looking around and replanning the day. ...

MJ buys a new hat and we see more redwoods, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

MJ buys a new hat and we see more redwoods

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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... The road suddenly comes out looking straight out over the Pacific and then does a 90left and we hugged the coast until we reached Fort Bragg - fantastic views but we were beat. We pulled into the third motel we saw on the beach and managed to snaffle ...

Zrugg uff d Route 1, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Zrugg uff d Route 1

A travel blog entry by eynschy

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... es baar Meter witer im Meer 3 Seeleue uff me Felse in dr Sunne ligge :). Noch dene Idrügg vo dr Küschte hämmer dnen in Fort Bragg es Motel gsuecht zum uns sterke für die neggschte Däg, do mer doch no einiges plant hän und mir hüt nit so ...

Arriving at the coast, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Arriving at the coast

A travel blog entry by wheretheydrive

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... on the rocks. The girls went down tonight and also some large jelly fish. We are close to many small towns-the closest being Fort Bragg which has many amenities-no Walmart or big malls though.  There is a Starbucks! Tomorrow we plan a drive down the ...

Camping in Tolerable Temperatures!, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Camping in Tolerable Temperatures!

A travel blog entry by lisa-phin

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We drove into Fort Bragg and popped into the North Coast brewing company for a quick taste, another recommendation. The beer here was really lovely though a couple were Belgian type beers and too strong for me! The funniest thing was that we decided to be ...

A Lovely Visit, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

A Lovely Visit

A travel blog entry by jilnmike

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We have spent the last three days here in Fort Bragg, home of 7000 souls. Fort Bragg was founded as a military garrison prior to the Civil War, its purpose to establish an Indian reservation. In more recent times it was home to the Union Lumber Company.It ...

Making the most of our last few weeks here, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Making the most of our last few weeks here

A travel blog entry by eloiseanddaniel

... daughter's contact details in Vancouver and the rain stopped. This turned out to be one of the best days ever as we explored Fort Bragg, just up the coast from Mendocino. We met a lovely stoned old man running the sea glass museum and checked out the ...

Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Fort Bragg

A travel blog entry by kibblewhite

Fort ...

Victorian houses & a lighthouse, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Victorian houses & a lighthouse

A travel blog entry by skierdude

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... plenty further down the coast. We did see more whales although they were quite far out and not as numerous as the ones at Fort Bragg. Hopefully there will be plenty more sightings before we go home. We had the feeling looking at the brochures that maybe ...

A Memorable Memorial Day, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

A Memorable Memorial Day

A travel blog entry by esquires

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... of Clintonia Lily, which was a real treat. All in all it was a great weekend, filled with great folks and interesting plants and breathtaking seaside scenery.  Fort Bragg is a very pleasant small town, with lots to interest the visiting ...

Fancy in Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Fancy in Fort Bragg

A travel blog entry by fatc

... days on it. Crazy. It was just another overnight stay, San Francisco was our goal for tomorrow. Wir kamen relativ spät in Fort Bragg an. Am erstbesten Hotel erkundigten wir nach einem Zimmer. Der Typ am Schalter erklärte mir mit einem ziemlich komischen ...

White knuckles and sunny beaches, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

White knuckles and sunny beaches

A travel blog entry by hawkinsw

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... dry tent is so much better than trying to pack it wet. We got out of Burlington campground mid-day and headed south toward Ft. Bragg. We took the streamlined version of 101 and cut over on 1 to the coast.  Man what a road. Damn good thing there ...

Semesterly Report and Pre-Packing, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Semesterly Report and Pre-Packing

A travel blog entry by delectableworld

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... a year acquiring stamps on my passport and then try to reenter the country.... My family reunited at the airport and drove up to Fort Bragg, my lovely little home 100 miles north-west of the end of civilization. It started raining the next day and has yet ...

Quick Stops, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Quick Stops

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

Quick stop and walk around Mendocino and then onto Fort Bragg for an early dinner at North Coast Brewing Co. (tried the Red Seal & Acme Pale Ale's) ...

Dum Dum Tom Tom, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Dum Dum Tom Tom

A travel blog entry by luckshmy.subash

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... a little nervous. Thankfully we had the old fashioned map of California with us and using that we found out that Fort Bragg was probably another 30 minutes away. Sure enough 30 minutes later we entered Fort Bragg. The first hotel ...

Bad start to the day, Fort Bragg, United States travel blog

Bad start to the day

A travel blog entry by visionrider

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... time. Switchback deluxe time. I was delighted as the temp dropped back to high 60s and we rolled along the no barriers road to Fort Bragg. The Beachcomber is in a great spot. Just walk behind it to the long boardwalk then descend to the beach, or ...

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