In addition to redwood trees, the following attractions exist outside of the towns within Mendocino County:
- Ridgewood Ranch (The Golden Rule Ranch), 16,200 N. Highway 101 (7 miles south of Willits). The home to the late legendary racehorse Seabiscuit and hosts a herd of white deer.
- Black Bart Historical Marker, Highway 101 (5.6 miles south of Willits). Black Bart, the poetic stage robber, is remembered on a historical marker on a boulder.
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.
- Humboldt County
- Trinity County
- Tehama County
- 1 Glenn County - Bordering Mendocino County to the east, Glenn County is an agricultural region that is most likely to be experienced by travelers passing through on Interstate 5. While it lacks significant amenities, there are a few options for travelers to experience small-town America at events such as the Glenn County Fair, held in mid-May in the town of Orland, or at the Thunderhill Raceway Park outside of Willows, home to the longest automobile race in the United States: the 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
- Lake County
- Sonoma County