Known for its towering redwoods, world-renowned viticulture and striking seaside views, Mendocino County has long been a destination for travelers looking to get away for a while. Enjoy long walks through miles of towering redwood trails, traverse wine and beer trails through Anderson Valley and the Redwood Corridor, or stay in and curl up by the fire with an amazing view from a cozy seaside inn or vacation home. With a plethora of gay-friendly and LGBTQ-owned businesses, this quaint corner of wine country is the ideal place for mature gay travelers interested in a relaxing getaway or wine buffs looking to expand their collection.
I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived by the charm and character of this lovely hotel and the staff were so welcoming and helpful. We had meal in the restaurant which was excellent and the waiters were very attentative. We just loved sitting by the fire place after dinner and I told the staff that they were very fortunate to work for such a special hotel in the quaint town of Mendocino.
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Beach vacations come in many forms, especially in the context of gay and lesbian travel. Although all of these towns are still justly popular, with their lively gay beach bars and inviting accommodations, America has no shortage of quirky, scenic seaside communities with progressive bents and welcoming vibes. Each has plenty going for it, from an abundance of romantic, gay-friendly inns to urbane restaurants to memorable cultural and recreational assets.
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The Inn offers complimentary breakfasts featuring a choice from their extensive menu of organic omelets, waffles, burritos, and more. A large pool with sauna and spa are protected from the fog by a solarium. The Mendocino Center for Living Well offers daily yoga as well as a Chinese Herbal pharmacy, acupuncture and community acupuncture clinics, and massage at Massage in the Forest.
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Ravens Restaurant is independently owned and lovingly cared for by Jeff and Joan Stanford. Historic buildings line the cliffs. At times the Pacific roars and crashes against the headlands with such force spindrift floats up to Main Street.