Anderson Valley has a Mediterranean climate, with dry, hot summers and wet, cool winters. There are numerous micro-climates, so be sure to pack lots of clothing layers as the temperatures can vary widely in a single day and from location to location.
The area is known for its wine-tasting and excellent restaurants. You can hike in Hendy Woods and swim in the Navarro River. The calendar is dotted with fairs and festivals, like the Mendocino County Fair, the Pinot Fest, the Wildflower Show, and harvest festivals. Or - just sit back and enjoy the views. We have a lot of them here.
Reservations are a good idea. We are a sparsely populated area, so things you take for granted in towns and cities—24-hour desk service at hotels, restaurants open every night—just aren't the reality up here. In the summer, particularly on weekends, rooms can be booked up far in advance. In the winter, many restaurants close midweek and even for a prolonged winter break. So if you're planning on coming, it's wise to have rooms and meals figured out before you arrive. We got you covered with full kitchens in both of our rentals, and can help out by providing our dinner meal kits, just email or call for current pricing and menu options.
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