is making it easy to put together your next quick getaway to the North Coast by doing the planning for you.

The visitor’s organization has smartly assembled five sample itineraries to help you make the best of your limited time.

Whether you’ve got one day or a week, or whether you’re exploring a corner of the coast or the whole county, there are suggested stops and things to do, as well as possible places to eat along the way.

Some of Mendo’s inns are offering specials to seal the deal. The stately MacCallum House in Mendocino Village is offering mid-week specials as low as $169 (minimum two nights) that include breakfast and a $14 a day dining credit and a bottle of wine. (

The Elk Cove Inn further down the coast is rolling out the welcome mat for cyclists and motorcyclists. Simply call in the morning, ask what’s available and you may ladn possibly land a 25 percent discount on a room weeknights and 15 percent off on weekends.  Included are a gourmet champagne breakfast, complimentary afternoon wine and “make your own” cocktails with appetizers and a welcome basket of wine, homemade cookies and fruit to fortify you before you head back up or down Highway 1. Travelers on two wheels are also entitled to 10 percent off a treatment at the inn’s European Spa. Visit for more details about the oceanside inn.


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