From the rolling hills and lush vineyards of the inland valleys to the rivers and lakes that thread the county, there’s plenty to explore! Adventure on the Eel River as it winds northward or take a lazy float south down the Russian River. Head into the wild of Round Valley and the snow-tipped mountains that mark the Yolla Bolly Wilderness.

1. Be-Bop’s Diner

The ’50s retro decor and accessible menu make Be-Bop’s a perfect family lunch destination. Hot dogs, burgers, fries and shakes are all on the menu.

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5. Big Chief Restaurant

In the small town of Laytonville you will find big southern flavor at the Big Chief Restaurant! The Po’boy sandwiches are made from a choice of fried …

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6. Black Butte River Ranch

This 14-acre property abuts the Mendocino National Forest and offers rentable cabins and accommodations for camping and RVs. There is ample wilderness to explore, rivers …

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8. Bluebird Cafe

A charming eatery in an historic building, offering exotic burger choices such as ostrich or boar. A casual place open for breakfast and lunch, featuring …

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9. Boomer’s Saloon

Boomer’s is a classic roadhouse serving lunch and dinner daily. Boomer’s has a huge bar and big TVs to catch the game. The menu consists …

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