Bay Area traffic can be slow. Morning departures are best; leaving SFO by 1-2:00 PM is usually ok; otherwise, Joan and Jeff leave after 6 PM.
Drive North on Highway 101, through Marin and Sonoma Counties until the last exit to Cloverdale – Highway 128.
Exit and follow Highway 128 north through the coastal range into Anderson Valley. Continue north past the wineries and into the Navarro redwoods.
Highway 128 merges with Coast Highway at the mouth of the Navarro River. Continue north for 10 miles until you see Mendocino Village stretched out on the Headlands.
Look for the Comptche Ukiah Road and turn right. The main driveway to the inn is the second to your left. (Normally three hours)
MENDOCINO COAST ROUTE – Stunning views but can be slow – up to twice the time as the inland route, particularly with R.V.’s. Exit Mill Valley Highway 1 and follow north through Marin, Sonoma and southern Mendocino Counties. (Normally five hours)