Travel Blogs from Mendocino
We hit the Avenue of the Giants early and it was like driving into a tunnel. Jst magnificent to see these 2000+ year old tree that have survived so much. Even the fallen ones are awesome to see. So thankfull for the foresight some of our predecessors had to save some of these wonders for us to enjoy. Hope we can preserve something for our grandkids instead of using everything ...
... hard. No need to put on a life vest and clip into a line attached to the boat when you step out of the cabin. Electricity that's endless and doesn't depend on the sun being out or the engine running. Hot water also endless without having to run the engine. No more washing the dishes with a kettle of water off the stove. And stores! They have anything you could want. No need to assemble meals with one item from the forward port locker, one from ...
... dog in the car, took a few pics, and gawking.
After hitting up the National Park visitor center, we continued south on the 101 taking a brief trip along a parallel road coined "Avenue of the Giants" and saw even more big trees. The drive today today was very interesting and somewhat unexpected. We obviously knew we would see the redwoods. What I didn't anticipate was how the road would wind from the ...
... text to Jerry and Naxdli letting them know where we were.
Best laid plans go awry: Somehow, they took wrong turn, ended up in Sonoma country where there just happens to be a Russian Gulch beach with NO camping. The infomation they were given caused them to head on down south so needless to say we did not connect as we were supposed to.
We had a nice dinner, got ourselves set up and had a glass of wine before bed.
... were so many.
Avenue of the Giants - a beautiful drive of 31 miles through some huge coastal redwoods.
Mendocino - better known for being Cabot Cove in the television series "Murder She Wrote". A very pretty town but also very windy.
We have noticed it getting much busier as we come further south, partly because it is holiday season now & we are also in more populated areas.
TripAdvisor Reviews Reed Manor Mendocino
Other places to stay in Mendocino
45020 Albion St, Mendocino | 4 star innfrom $169
- The best B&B on the N. Coast
- Great Location, Great Service, Best in Mendocino
- We LOVE this place!
10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino | 3 star innfrom $170
- Nice hotel in nice area
- Needs some TLC
- Great location
Highway 1 & Comptche Ukiah Road, Mendocino | Innfrom $168
- Sometimes stiff service the only sore spot
- Stanford Inn--False Advertising
- Above and Beyond...
44951 Larkin Rd., Mendocino | Innfrom $80
390 Kasten Street, Mendocino | Innfrom $90
44860 Main Street, Mendocino | 3 star innfrom $155