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Chadbourne Beach

Location: Mendocino County, California

CHADBOURNE BEACH: (Also known as Blues Beach) is an exposed beach break with consistent surf, making it ideal for surfing. While the California surfing is ideal there are hazards to be aware of such as, sharks, rip tides, and sharp rocks.

For surfing info: http://www.surfline.com/travel/surfmaps/surfspot.cfm?id=707

The closest towns are either Fort Bragg or little Westport, and Fort Bragg is the larger of the two.

CLIMATE: As with any Northern California coastal areas, weather may vary and layered clothing is recommended.

LOCAL FLAVORS:

Fort Bragg: Fort Bragg, California offers a unique blend of natural resources, recreation, and scenery. Fishing, wood products, and tourism are the primary industries of this North Coast city. Situated approximately half-way between Eureka and San Francisco, Fort Bragg provides the ideal site for vacation getaways or small businesses

Mendocino: The town of Mendocino is filled with wonderful galleries, shops and quaint bed and breakfast inns or redwood cabins to choose from. From its beautiful beaches and quaint coastal towns, to its growing inland communities, beautiful Mendocino wineries and lush redwood forests, it is a unique experience in California travel. Discover exceptional and interesting shops, fine restaurants or down home cafes, forest retreats or ocean view rooms. Check out the Mendocino art scene or plan your Mendocino wedding, as it is a popular place for young lovers, or plan your trip around the Whale Festival. Wine tasting is another popular pass time in Mendocino.

LODGING:
http://www.abigailsmendocino.com/
http://www.mendocinovacations.com/
http://www.mendocinohotel.com/
http://www.packardhouse.com/
http://www.mendocottage.com/
http://www.victorianfarmhouse.com/
http://www.fortbragg.com/lodging.html

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