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7x7 | A Modern Guide to Mendocino County: Farm-Fresh Eats, Quirky B&Bs + Breathtaking Views

7x7 | A Modern Guide to Mendocino County: Farm-Fresh Eats, Quirky B&Bs + Breathtaking Views

Mendocino seems plucked out of a storybook, with its magical coastal scenery, picturesque storefronts, and charming inns. It's where New England style meets California living. It's where the redwoods converge with the Pacific. It's where you can't get a bar of cell service, and you're not even mad about it.

Packed with dramatic cliffside hikes and some of California's best farm-to-table restaurants, this is one place that should top your short-term bucket list. The road to Mendocino County is almost as pretty as the region itself; in roughly three hours you will pass by the understated Anderson Valley wine region and head through the soaring redwoods before spilling onto Highway 1 to enter this majestic seaside community.

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7x7 | How To: Plan the Ultimate Russian River Float Trip

7x7 | How To: Plan the Ultimate Russian River Float Trip

7x7 | Welcome Here: Bay Area Refugees Find Community Through Food

7x7 | Welcome Here: Bay Area Refugees Find Community Through Food