Though not as picturesque as its coastal brethren, Ukiah is a good base for exploring Mendocino County. The Ukiah area is a source of lumber and winegrapes, and hosts a variety of small unusual shops and restaurants.
- City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, 4951 Bodhi Way, ☎ . The largest Buddhist temple in the Western Hemisphere over 2,000 acres large, influenced by Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture. A must see.
Go to Vichy Hot springs.
- Ukiah Garden Cafe, 1090 S. State St., ☎ . Diverse menu includes steaks, seafood, pastas, stir-fries, and entree salads. Vegetarian friendly. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Recommended.
- Best Western Orchard Inn, 555 S Orchard Ave, ☎ , toll-free: .
- Days Inn Ukiah, 950 N State St, ☎ .
- Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1140 Airport Park Blvd, ☎ .
- Holiday Inn Express, 1720 North State St, ☎ .
- Motel 6, 1208 South State St, ☎ .
To the south, Hopland is a small town of wineries and restaurants. Hopland is also home to the Real Goods Solar Living Center, a showcase of alternative energy techniques and products, and host to SolFest, an alternative energy festival, each summer.
To the north, the city of Willits is home to the "Skunk Train" which runs through the redwoods along the Noyo River between Willits and Fort Bragg. Willits also hosts "Roots of Motive Power, " a museum devoted to steam and diesel equipment used to log the north coast.
|Routes through Ukiah|
|Eureka ← Willits ←||N S||→ Cloverdale → Santa Rosa|