|Day 1 ||Sunday, October 15th The North Coast (L, D) |
Enjoy lunch at Guy Fieri’s Johnny Garlics before traveling north through the redwoods to Eureka, which wraps along Humboldt Bay. Stay two-nights at the Best Western Humboldt Bay, where a light dinner with wine will be served.
|Day 2 ||Monday, October 16th Ferndale & The Carson Mansion (CB, D) |
Spend the morning in Ferndale, one of the West’s most perfectly preserved communities.
Established by Danish and Portuguese dairy farmers, its Victorian mansions
were called “Butterfat Palaces.”Visit the Loleta Cheese Factory.
The trip’s highlight will be a private tour and dinner at the Carson Mansion. Owned by the Ingomar Club,
the mansion is not open to the public, but we have arranged to be guests of the club. A historian will give us a
tour of the mansion before dinner.
|Day 3 ||Tuesday, October 17th Redwoods & Ocean Bluffs (CB, D) |
Walk through old growth Redwoods at the Founder’s Grove before traveling to Fort Bragg for an overnight stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Take a docent led boardwalk stroll on ocean bluffs at MacKerricher State Park. Dine at Silver’s on the Wharf, at NoYo Harbor.
|Day 4 ||Wednesday, October 18th Mendocino & Home (CB) |
Travel along the coast to Mendocino with time to explore the shops and restaruants of this charming town. Independent lunch in Mendocino before returning home.