Things to Do in Willits

Nelson Family Vineyards

Nelson Family Vineyards

Redwood trees, vineyards, a great winery dog and handmade, estate-grown premium wines make Nelson Family Vineyards a memorable stop on your wine-tasting tour. 

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Rivino Winery

Rivino Winery

Located along the Russian River in Mendocino County, RIVINO is a boutique family winery. They handcraft wines from select grapes grown on the family’s Schrader Ranch Vineyard.

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Parducci Wine Cellars

Parducci Wine Cellars

Each delicious bottle of Parducci wine starts in vineyards farmed with a blend of traditional cultivation practices and innovative new technologies. Cover crops, insectaries, and owl boxes create balance and biodiversity in the vineyard.

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Barra of Mendocino

Barra of Mendocino

Set on 50 acres of beautiful vineyard, the Barra winery is an architectural phenomenon that dates back to the 1970’s when it was built as the tasting room for Weibel Champagne Cellars (the building itself resembles an upside-down champagne glass!).

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The Skunk Train

The Skunk Train

Come ride the skunk in its natural habitat. Forty miles of railroad run through majestic redwood forests, scenic mountain meadows, and over 30 trestles bridging the pristine mountain waters of Northern California. Packages are available! Please call us 800-459-9911 and we will custom design one for you! From Willits… This 3.5- to 4-hour round trip…

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Five Hiking Trails You Will Love

Five Hiking Trails You Will Love

Here’s your guide to Willits hiking. There are several former logging trails in Brooktrails Township in Willits that have been restored into great hiking trails.

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Seabiscuit’s Home

Seabiscuit’s Home

Seabiscuit – The little horse that could Ridgewood Ranch, off hwy 101 about 7 miles south of Willits, was the home of and is the final resting place for the great racing legend, Seabiscuit. Check out our Seabiscuit packages. Visitors can tour the working ranch Seabiscuit called home and experience the spine-tingling excitement of watching…

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Mendocino County Redwoods

Mendocino County Redwoods

“The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always. No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree. The feeling they produce is not transferable. From them comes silence and awe. It’s not only their unbelievable stature, nor the color which seems to shift and vary…

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Why We Love Willits

Why We Love Willits

The Skunk Train – A rolling piece of American history No trip to Mendocino County would be complete without a ride on the Skunk Train. The California redwoods provide an awe-inspiring backdrop for this rolling piece of American history. The train begins in Willits (also out of Fort Bragg). Take your seat; it is time…

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