The scenic village of Mendocino is located on California's rugged north coast. Mendocino is best known for its spectacular scenery, seaside victorian villages and distinctive wineries, although most people escape to Mendocino to relax. Redwoods, state parks, botanical gardens and horseback riding are all nearby.
Every forth of July there is the fireman's parade and yes, they're real firemen.
Fort Bragg is very foggy but has beautiful redwoods, wharf and typical grey pacific ocean know to Northern California.