Willits

Nestled in Little Lake Valley, Willits is the “Heart of Mendocino County” and “The Gateway to the Redwoods,” declarations spelled out on the sign that straddles Main Street. Trivia alert: Willits is home to the first stoplight on US 101 north of San Francisco!

Entering Willits from the south you will find traveler’s necessities – motels, gas stations, auto shops, and supermarkets. But just north of Highway 20, the route to the coast, lies downtown and many of Willits’ small-town charms. Plan a day to ride the Skunk Train with a windy ride into the magnificent redwood forests.

Explore Willits

1. Sherwood Valley Casino

Since 1996 Sherwood Valley Casino in Willits has committed to providing a fun and entertaining atmosphere, offering new and exciting ways to earn rewards and cash, while …

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2. Skunk Train – Willits

All aboard the Skunk Train! Journey on this historic 130-year-old rail line amongst towering old-growth redwood trees, over wooden trestle bridges, and through majestic stone …

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3. Super 8 Willits

All rooms include en suite bathrooms and TVs with cable/satellite channels, plus microwaves and minifridges. There’s free Wi-Fi in every room and kids 17 and …

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4. Taqueria Bravo

The Mexican fare offered at this small taqueria is authentic and exquisite. The meat is tender, the beans are flavorful, and the chips and salsa …

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5. Taqueria Jalos

Low key taqueria serving tasty Mexican cuisine, including tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. A favorite with the Hispanic population in Ukiah, Taqueria Jalos serves up incredible …

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6. The Old West Inn

On the Redwood Highway, this family-run Western-themed motel is 0.8 miles from downtown Willits. The rustic rooms are arranged around a garden courtyard designed to …

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8. Willits City Park

City Park is a grassy knoll located between Mendocino College and Humboldt Street. Nice place to sit or walk dogs. Huge trees that provide a …

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9. Willits KOA

The campground has something for everyone, including a swimming pool, fishing pond, petting zoo, mini golf, playtower, arcade, rental bikes, disc golf course, waterspray park, …

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10. Willits Skate Park

Through the amazing dedication and rigorous efforts of the entire community, Willits Skate Park became the first of its kind in Mendocino County. The park …

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