The North Coast Travel Guide


Plan Your The North Coast Vacation

The spectacular coastline between Marin County and the Oregon border defies expectations. The landscape is defined by the Pacific Ocean, but instead of boardwalks and bikinis there are ragged cliffs and pounding waves—and the sunbathers are mostly sea lions.


The North Coast Hotels

Restored Victorians, rustic lodges, country inns, and vintage motels are among the accommodations available here. Hardly any... read more


The North Coast Restaurants

A few restaurants with national reputations, plus several more of regional note, entice palates on the North Coast. Even the... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The North Coast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


The North Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Scenic coastal drives: There's hardly a road here that isn't scenic. Wild beaches: This stretch of California is... Read more


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