the journey IS the destination...

The 3-4 hour drive from the Bay Area offers opportunities for indulgence in stunning landscapes, and some of the finest food and wine-growing regions in the world.

What do to DURING your drive & when you ARRIVE?? Check out these sites:

MEET MENDOCINO: http://www.meetmendocino.com/
VISIT MENDOCINO: http://www.visitmendocino.com/

 
  The wine growing area just north of Healdsburg is known as the Dry Creek Valley, home of 50 wineries. Dry Creek Valley is one of California’s most prominent producers of Zinfandel.

 

The wine growing area just north of Healdsburg is known as the
Dry Creek Valley, home of 50 wineries. Dry Creek Valley is one of California’s most prominent producers of Zinfandel.

 
Ukiah is the County Seat of Mendocino County and a real old country town. Visit Orr and Vichy Hot Springs and the "World's Largest Redwood Tree Service Station" and is built largely from a massive section of Sequoia.

Ukiah is the County Seat of Mendocino County and a real old country town. Visit Orr and Vichy Hot Springs and the "World's Largest Redwood Tree Service Station" and is built largely from a massive section of Sequoia.

  Healdsburg is the cutest kind of town to visit, Healdsburg is centered around a central square park surrounded by local, artisanal food establishments, shops and wine tasting rooms featuring products of the Dry Creek Valley wine country.

 

Healdsburg is the cutest kind of town to visit, Healdsburg is centered around a central square park surrounded by local, artisanal food establishments, shops and wine tasting rooms featuring products of the Dry Creek Valley wine country.

  Take it from Sunset Magazine, Boonville is a little town with big charm. Don’t forget the ever-popular Anderson Valley Brewing Company

 

Take it from Sunset Magazine, Boonville is a little town with big charm. Don’t forget the ever-popular Anderson Valley Brewing Company

  The Anderson Valley is a renowned producer of Pinot Noir, as well as other varietals.

 

The Anderson Valley is a renowned producer of Pinot Noir, as well as
other varietals.