Iron and Ironing Board

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…

Read more »
The Skunk Train

The Skunk Train

Wolf Tree Turn Route from Willits 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. Discover historic Wolf Tree Turn,  scenic journey departing Willits and traveling over the highest point of the…

Read more »
Shanachie Pub

Shanachie Pub

Shanachie Pub is a wonderful, friendly pub located in downtown Willits with live music most nights of the week, in the heart of Mendocino County.

Read more »
Noyo Theatre

Noyo Theatre

The Noyo Theatre, located at 57 East Commercial Street, was purchased by Jeff and Lois in 2012 and this grand old building is now a state of the art theatre, showing first run movies.  Check out their website for what’s playing while you’re in town.

Read more »
Frank Grasse Dog Park

Frank Grasse Dog Park

The Frank Grasse Dog Park is a free, off-leash facility for friendly dogs and their people. The park features one large enclosure adjacent to the Willits Skate Park and one smaller enclosure beside the Roots of Motive Power train tracks.

Read more »
Willits Center for the Arts

Willits Center for the Arts

The Willits Center for the Arts’ mission is to support active cultural participation and artistic expression in the City of Willits and its surrounding communities by providing a public space for gallery shows, arts activities, education, cultural activities, and community enrichment.  The Center hosts art exhibits, classes, music and dance performance.  Check out their calendar…

Read more »
Willits Skate Park

Willits Skate Park

The Willits Skate Park is a hidden gem in Northern California, in the heart of Mendocino County. This park gets better the more you skate there and it’s definitely worth the trip.

Read more »
Mendocino County Museum

Mendocino County Museum

The Mendocino County Museum collects, conserves and celebrates the stories, artifacts, and archives of the people and places in Mendocino County.  Some of the exhibits on display include a 10,000 year-old Clovis Point, actual storefronts of historic businesses, 19th century stagecoaches and a “new settler” hippie van. It is a great opportunity to discover what…

Read more »
Roots of Motive Power

Roots of Motive Power

Roots of Motive Power is an all-volunteer organization founded in 1982 to preserve and restore steam- and diesel-powered equipment used in the California north coast logging industry from the 1850s to the present. Roots has collected a very complete blacksmith shop, several period machine shop tools, and has a Research Library of early steam and…

Read more »
Brooktrails Golf Course

Brooktrails Golf Course

The Brooktrails Golf Course is a unique & beautiful 9 hole walking course on 40 acres of majestic redwoods.  It is a great course for both beginning and advanced golfers, with many events scheduled throughout the year.  They now also offer a newly constructed 18-hold disc gold course, fun for the whole family!  

Read more »
Lake Ada Rose

Lake Ada Rose

Lake Ada Rose is a reservoir located just 2.2 miles from Willits, and is another great place to go fishing (whether you’re an avid fisherperson or just like to drop a pole in the water and read a book). You will need to have a fishing license; for license purchase, fishing rules and regulations please…

Read more »
Lake Emily

Lake Emily

Lake Emily is a reservoir located just 3 miles from Willits, and is a great place to go fishing.  There is a large variety of fish including lake trout, bass, catfish, and more.  You will need to have a fishing license; for license purchase, fishing rules and regulations please visit the California Fish & Wildlife…

Read more »
Saracina

Saracina

Saracina is a family-owned, California Certified Organic (“CCOF”) winery and vineyards located along the Upper Russian River in northern California’s wine country. On their 600-acre farm, located outside the small town of Hopland, they tend 250 acres of organically farmed vineyards, 100-year-old olive orchards, vegetable gardens, and beehives in harmony with all manner of bird and wild animal life….

Read more »
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. 

Read more »
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.

Read more »
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.

Read more »
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!).

Read more »
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…

Read more »
Seabiscuit Package

Seabiscuit Package

Willits is rich with the history of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit. Take advantage of our one-of-a-kind Seabiscuit package that includes: 2 nights lodging A private tour of Ridgewood Ranch which includes a tour of Seabiscuit’s stud barn and the craftsman-style ranch home, vintage film footage, as well as a visit to Seabiscuit’s offspring, affectionately know…

Read more »
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…

Read more »
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.

Read more »
Skunk Train Package

Skunk Train Package

The Mendocino County Skunk Train is world renowned for its unique journey through the beautiful California redwoods. We are pleased to offer you our Skunk Train packages, with the convenience of lodging and tickets together.

Read more »