Favorite Mendocino County Inns

Outdoor View of Newport Ranch

Newport Ranch

Just up the California coast from San Francisco, Mendocino County offers wine, waves, and wilderness for every type of traveler.

  • Brewery Gulch Inn
  • Little River Inn Golf Course
  • Exterior Newport Ranch Inn

Just a three-hour drive up the California Coast from San Francisco, Mendocino County is a perfect weekend getaway for every type of traveler, given the area's abundance in natural landscapes and vistas, farm-to-table dining, and outdoor activities for every skill level. Nature lovers can take a hike along the staircase trail at Jug Handle State Natural Reserve, hop in a canoe or kayak for a coastline tour, or simply take a quiet stroll through the state parks or down the beach to look for whales.

Those who want to stay in one of the area’s quaint town will have plenty to do; the County is filled with art galleries, unique retail stores, antique shops, wineries and breweries, and several casinos. Also, don’t miss a ride on the Skunk Train!

Immerse yourself in the region’s creative vibes when choosing a place to stay. Here are three of our favorite inns in Mendocino County.

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