When you are spending time in a stylish Mendocino bed and breakfast, you might want to consider doing some serious shopping since there are wonderful stores and craft shops close by.
We have picked out a few spots that might be to your taste. They certainly are filled with wonderful items to choose from.
Artists' Coop of Mendocino
PO Box 1943
Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone: (707) 937-2217
You will be extremely impressed by the artwork that is for sale at this wonderful artists co-op, which represents many local artists. Mendocino is known for its artistic community and you will be ahead of the curve finding that piece of art which goes so well with your home décor. So take an afternoon off when you are staying at a wonderful Mendocino inn and join the crowd at the co-op, where you will also have the opportunity to meet with the artists who make these wonderful pieces. While you shop, enjoy the wonderful ocean view from the gallery.
Mendocino County Farmers Market
Howard and Main Street
Mendocino, CA 95460
A Farmers Market is a place of wonder. And that is certainly true of the Mendocino County Farmers Market, which offers a diverse selection of locally grown vegetables along with fruits, plants, flowers, sausage, fish and honey. Don't forget the music and the occasional dancer. Enjoy the laughter and fun as you get to know some of the local merchants. The market also offers prepared foods and dried flower arrangements and the ocean views make it a place to be each Friday from 12 to 2 pm, from May 1 to October 31.
1699 Highway 273 at Factory Outlets Drive
Anderson, California 96007
Phone: (530) 378-1000
With over 30 factory outlet stores offering a huge selection of discounted merchandise, Shasta Outlets is definitely a must-do for anyone staying in a Mendocino b&b. The outlets run the gamut of name stores, such as Ralph Lauren Polo and the GAP to Pendleton Woolen Mills and Eddie Bauer. If you get hungry, try one of the appealing restaurants on site, and if you feet get tired, take in a movie at the Prime 11 Cinemas.
6041 Sunrise Mall
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Phone: (916) 961-7150
You will be able to shop in the more than 70 shops at the Sunrise Mall and find the right outfit to wear to a party or dance. There is a lot to choose from, both for men and women, and of course for children too. There are also restaurants where you can dine and take a moment out to consider what merchandise you want to take home with you. Sunrise Mall is very comfortable shopping venue and offers many amenities, including a VIP and Kids Club.
Mendocino Coast Marketplace
8501 N. Hwy 1 just south of Fort Bragg
PO Box 400 Mendocino, CA. 95460
Phone: (707) 937-4817
http://www.fleaportal.com/Flea_Markets/Fleamarkets/CALIFORNIA/Mendocino Coast Marketplace
For a shopping experience that is different, check out the Mendocino Coast Marketplace. This outdoor flea market features all kinds of arts, crafts and antiques and is sure to inspire the discerning shopper. The casual atmosphere lends itself to having a pleasant time as you view the merchandise the various vendors have for sale. Spend the afternoon there and then return to your bed and breakfast with your "finds."