Mendocino County borders the Pacific Ocean on California's North Coast. On land, it is bordered by Humboldt County and Trinity County to the north, Tehama County to the northeast, Glenn County to the east, Lake County to the southeast, and Sonoma County to the south.
- Fort Bragg
- Point Arena
- Potter Valley
- City of Ten Thousand Buddhas - The largest Buddhist temples in the Western Hemisphere over 2,000 acres large, influenced by Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture. A must see. 4951 Bodhi Way.Ukiah, California 95482(707)462-0939 []
- Ridgewood Ranch (16,200 N. Highway 101) aka The Golden Rule Ranch, 7 miles south of Willits was home to the late legendary racehorse Seabiscuit and hosts a herd of white deer.
- Black Bart, the poetic stage robber, is remembered on a historical marker on a boulder on Highway 101 5.6 miles south of Willits.
Mendocino County has many wineries and several breweries as well.
Do not venture off hiking trails or roads. Clandestine Marijuana grows are in the drier warmer areas of the county due to the relaxed marijuana laws.