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What to Do in Fort Bragg

What to Do in Fort Bragg
Fort Bragg is the largest of the small towns along the Mendocino Coast. You'll discover loads of interesting shops and local art galleries. Beautiful beaches, working harbor, day spas, and the world-famous Skunk Train.

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Shopping ~ Boutiques & Galleries

Fort Bragg Shopping

Fort Bragg is a treasure hunter's paradise! Dotted within this historic lumber town, you'll find unique boutiques and galleries showcasing local art, and fun goodies.

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Click for more information on North Coast Brewing Gear.
North Coast Brewing Gear
Pick up some beer to go and some of the latest North Coast Brewing T shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, glasses and beer gear across the street from The Tap Room & Restaurant and online store too.
Click for more information on Simply Succulent.
Simply Succulent
Simply Succulent is a specialty nursery offering very small to very large succulents, grasses and other drought tolerant companion plants in a wide variety of colors and textures.
Click for more information on Rubaiyat Beads.
Rubaiyat Beads
Discover world treasures from beads, findings, tribal jewelry, ethnic textiles to incense and sacred aromatherapy oils and burners, scented candles, metaphysical books, CDs, crystals, locally-made glass beads, and stained glass art.
Click for more information on Mendocino Redwood Burl.
Mendocino Redwood Burl
Specializing in unique pieces of furniture handmade from Mendocino Redwood Burl wood. Each and every piece is different and one-of-a-kind! Take home your favorite, because it really is "locally made". The tree was grown in Mendocino and the furniture is made in Mendocino!
Click for more information on Harvest Market ~ Ft Bragg.
Harvest Market ~ Ft Bragg
Fort Bragg, in the Boat Yard Center, you'll find a wonderful grocery store. Offering an excellent selection of fresh meats, organic fruits and vegetables, many local wines and micro breweries. Pick up supplies for a romantic evening or beach picnic from our extensive deli.
Click for more information on Cowlicks Ice Cream.
Cowlicks Ice Cream
They make their Ice Cream with the finest and freshest ingredients in their parlor. Stop by for a cone, hot fudge sundae, and a banana split. They're open late and KID FRIENDLY!
Click for more information on Prentice Gallery.
Prentice Gallery
Showcasing Local Artists and their Works of Arts in two separate Locations. Located on Highway One in Fort Bragg and in Mendocino on Main St. Featuring one-of-a-kind paintings, jewelry, gifts, photography, prints, ceramics, sculpture, woodturnings and more...!

Spas ~ Day Spas, Massage & Beauty Salons

Fort Bragg Spas

One of the best parts of being on vacation is relaxing, and nothing does that better than getting pampered! Most spas book up in advance and reservations are recommended.

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Click for more information on Coast Inn and Spa.
Coast Inn and Spa
All rooms are non-smoking with Free wi-fi. Suites include refrigerator, microwave, spa tub, in-room coffee, fireplace. Some pet-friendly rooms, as well as guest laundry, on-site day spa and organic health food!
Click for more information on Bamboo Garden Spa.
Bamboo Garden Spa
Offering an array of spa treatments to renew, relax and replenish your mind, body and spirit. Enjoy a massage and spend quality time in a private tranquility suite to immerse yourself in a deep soak tub or detoxify in an aromatic sauna.

Exploring the Great Outdoors

Outdoors in Fort Bragg

Exploring Fort Bragg ranges from strolling along picturesque streets, hiking, biking, paddling, beach-combing and so much more!

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Click for more information on Ricochet Ridge Ranch.
Ricochet Ridge Ranch
Horseback riding along the picturesque Ten Mile Beach, through Redwood forests or ranches overlooking the ocean. Adventure Vacations and daily trail rides for beginner through advanced riders, English or Western.
See the 1 Hour Ride (Most Popular)
Click for more information on Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, Mendocino Coast.
Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach is one of the most unique beaches on the Mendocino Coast, if not the world. It's not the occasional piece of glass as you stroll along - This awesome cove is covered with glass!
Click for more information on All Aboard Adventures.
All Aboard Adventures
Providing family fun aboard the SEAHAWK! Enjoy whale watching, sport fishing for crabs and salmon. Sunset, weddings and specialty cruises are our specialty! Plus Karaoke on the Bay Cruises!
Click for more information on Sub-Surface Progression Dive Shop.
Sub-Surface Progression Dive Shop
This is your 1 stop destination for everything Watersports! Buy or rent for the day.
Abalone Diving Equipment
SCUBA Diving Gear
Kayaks and Surfboards
Local Dive advice for Abalone and SCUBA Diving
Click for more information on Liquid Fusion Kayaking.
Liquid Fusion Kayaking
From mild to wild, Liquid Fusion Kayaking has a kayak adventure for everyone. They specialize in nature tours and kayak instruction and most of all in FUN!!! Relax with a dry and mild nature tour or challenge yourself with a wet and wild ocean adventure.
Click for more information on Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse.
Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse
Join our knowledgeable docents for a leisurely stroll through the meadows and along the windswept bluffs of the 300 acre Point Cabrillo Preserve. You'll learn a little coastal ecology and some Mendocino history including the story of the Frolic, the 1850 shipwreck that changed the north coast forever.
Click for more information on Mendo Insider Tours.
Mendo Insider Tours
A private tour is a great excuse for a day out with friends! Ideal for weddings, work parties, social groups, girl's night out, family celebrations or just a group of friends wanting a fun day. Mendo Insider will custom design a private tour that will fulfill the different interests you choose.
Click for more information on Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Located on 47 Ocean Front acres, this magnificent landscape includes canyons, wetlands, coastal bluffs, a closed-cone pine forest and a varied array of floral and plant collections.
Bring a Picnic!
Click for more information on MacKerricher State Park.
MacKerricher State Park
Popular with hikers, joggers, equestrians and bicyclists. This park is best known for all the seals that live in this beautiful and varied habitat of sandy beaches, ocean bluffs, sand dunes and tide pools to forests and wetlands.
Click for more information on North Coast Surf School.
North Coast Surf School
Make your Mendocino vacation memorable! Learn to Surf! 1 Hour 45 Minutes of Instruction
  • Private & Group Lessons
  • Includes all equipment
  • Starting at $45.
Click for more information on Pomo Bluffs on Todd\'s Point.
Pomo Bluffs on Todd's Point
on Todd's Point, in Fort Bragg, this relatively new city park (opened April 22, 2006) on the ocean bluffs overlooking the Noyo Harbor entrance and the Pacific Ocean. There is a paved walkway that's suitable for wheelchairs or strollers and there are benches along the way.
Click for more information on Noyo Beach - Off Leash Beach.
Noyo Beach - Off Leash Beach
Located under the bridge at Noyo Harbor in Fort bragg is a great off leash beach for dogs to romp and play. Mcdog (Mendocino Coast Dog Owners Group) are working on a fenced park in Fort Bragg. Great fun, particularly if you are a dog!
Click for more information on Ten Mile Trail - Old Haul Road.
Ten Mile Trail - Old Haul Road
Easy trail - Flat and paved most of the way! Excellent for biking, strolling and exercising. The Old Haul Road runs along the beach. A small section was washed out during a severe storm, but able bodied sorts can travel along the sand until the road picks up again.

Entertainment, Arts and History

Entertainment in Fort Bragg

There is always something fun to do! Activities range from watch live music and plays to attending local events and discovering historic places.

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Click for more information on Skunk Train.
Skunk Train
Take a trip back in time on the World Famous Skunk Train from the Mendocino coast through the majestic redwood forest. It's fun for the whole family!!
Click for more information on Mendocino Coast Recreation Centers.
Mendocino Coast Recreation Centers
The Mendocino & Fort Bragg Rec centers offer great day camps, skating, swimming, and other fun activities! Rentable for meetings, birthday parties and special events. The World-Class indoor swimming pool has a huge waterslide, lazy river, lap pool diving board - Good Clean FUN!
Click for more information on Emerald Dolphin Inn & Mini Golf.
Emerald Dolphin Inn & Mini Golf
Spacious room boast gorgeous granite counters, cherry wood furnishings, upscale linens and comfortable beds. Some upper floor rooms offer either direct or indirect views of the ocean (1/4 mile from ocean bluffs). Some rooms have Romantic Jetted spa tubs for two and electric Fireplaces.
Click for more information on Local Beer Tasting .
Local Beer Tasting
The best beers in this world (or any other) paired with farm-to-table produce from Fortunate Farm (Casper), grass-fed beef from John Ford Ranch (Willits), and fresh local seafood - pub fare to fine dining - plus a full bar.
Jazz at the Sequoia Room on Friday and Saturday nights
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Dinner Jazz at North Coast Brewing presents Jazz at the Sequoia Room every Friday and Saturday evening starting at 6 pm. The dinner concerts feature musicians from the national and local Jazz scene performing live on the Sequoia Room stage. Must be age 13 and over.
Click for more information on Symphony of the Redwoods.
Symphony of the Redwoods
In addition to concerts and Opus chamber music performances, orchestra members contribute their talents throughout the year to the Symphony, musical salons in private homes, a Pops concert and other local musical performances.
Click for more information on Gloriana Opera Company.
Gloriana Opera Company
"CenterStage" musicals in our theatre have been augmented by concerts and by specialty shows. Always, we have offered something for the whole family. Children are an important part of our picture -- in choral groups, summer workshops, and in CenterStage productions.
Click for more information on Mendo Insider Tours.
Mendo Insider Tours
A private tour is a great excuse for a day out with friends! Ideal for weddings, work parties, social groups, girl's night out, family celebrations or just a group of friends wanting a fun day. Mendo Insider will custom design a private tour that will fulfill the different interests you choose.
Click for more information on Coast Cinemas.
Coast Cinemas
The latest movie releases offered on several screens, shown several times a day in Fort Bragg. Matinee showings are available. Check the website for times, titles and discounted showings!
Click for more information on Pacific Star Winery.
Pacific Star Winery
Join them at the oceans edge to enjoy this picturesque coastal winery, where they handcraft wines from the finest old vine vineyards in Mendocino County. Or stop by the tasting room in the Skunk Train Depot Mall in Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on Noyo Harbor.
Noyo Harbor
--Noyo Harbor is your starting point for a day out on the ocean, whether it's on a fishing or whale watching charter, or paddling your own kayak.
Click for more information on Guest House Museum.
Guest House Museum
The Guest House Museum located on Main Street (Highway 1), houses the repository of artifacts and records telling the story of Fort Bragg. This beautiful Victorian is a centerpiece of Fort Bragg and is often a gathering place for local events.

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CRAB & WINE DAYS~ JANUARY ~
CRAB & WINE DAYS
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FORT BRAGGWHALE FESTIVAL~ MARCH ~
FORT BRAGG
WHALE FESTIVAL
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WORLDS BIGGESTSALMON BBQ~ JULY ~
WORLDS BIGGEST
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PAUL BUNYAN DAYS~ SEPTEMBER ~
PAUL BUNYAN DAYS
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SKUNKTRAIN
SKUNK
TRAIN

KAYAK TOURS
KAYAK TOURS

INDOOR POOL & WATERSLIDE
INDOOR POOL & WATERSLIDE

OCEANFRONT BOTANICAL GARDENS
OCEANFRONT BOTANICAL GARDENS

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GLASS
BEACH

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WHALE
WATCHING

PT CABRILLO LIGHTHOUSE
PT CABRILLO LIGHTHOUSE

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