Mendocino, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2008
Celebrating the Whale Festivals in Mendocino, March 1 and 2, 2008, and in Fort Bragg March 17, 18, 2008, Pacific Mist Inn and Cabins announced that throughout the month of March, they are offering a special for travelers to the Mendocino Coast, if a guest books any room or full cabin for two nights, the third night is for free. With some 20,000 whales migrating north from birthing grounds in Mexico to their winter home in Alaska, there will be plenty of whales to view along the northern California throughout the month of March.
Mendocino Oceanfront Lodging is available through Pacific Mist Inn and Cabins as well as peaceful private rooms with fireplaces or complete affordable cabins with kitchens. This relaxing mendocino coast Inn also has a soothing hot tub in the woods. See _mendocino hotel_.
Whale Festival 2008 activities are planned at three state parks in unison with the Mendocino and Fort Bragg Whale Festival celebrations on March 1, 2, and 15 and 16. The activities are centered on three spectacular whale viewing vantage points: The Point Cabrillo Light Station, MacKerricher State Park in Fort Bragg and the Ford House Visitors Center at Mendocino Headlands State Park.
In Mendocino, The Coast-KOZT radio presents: SAVE THE WHALES-THE JAPAN CONCERT MOVIE; Saturday at Crown Hall, doors open at 5:30 p.m., movie begins at 6 p.m.; tickets $10, includes Thanksgiving coffee and popcorn tickets available at the Chamber office, Out Of This World and Harvest Market. On Saturday, Mendocino County wineries bring their unique vintages for tasting to historic Mendocino Village shops, galleries and inns. A free trolley offers rides to the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse for family activities, participating merchants and nearby events, like the chowder tasting, whale watching walks.
On Saturday and Sunday, the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse, three miles north of Mendocino, offers activities for the whole family, including games for kids, whale watching, and information on the shipwreck Frolic, 1909 Point Cabrillo Lighthouse and annual gray whale migration.
On both festival days, you can walk along the cliffs of Mendocino Headlands State Park to see the whales or take a whale watching charter boat from Noyo Harbor in Fort Bragg.
In Fort Bragg, on March 15 and 16, 2008, regional microbreweries come to town, offering their best pilsners, stouts and ales for tasting at historic Eagle's Hall. Other events include arts and crafts fair, chowder tasting, art exhibits and guided whale walks at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and MacKerricher State Park. While in Fort Bragg, don't forget to plan a whale watching boat tour on the sea with Whale Watching Charter Boats out of Noyo Harbor. Also that weekend, the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse offers activities for the whole family, including information on the migration of our gentle giants of the Pacific.
When looking for whales, be sure to check out the Secret Mendocino Beach and Island Cove, located just 900 yards from Pacific Mist.
After viewing the whales be sure to come relax at Pacific Mist's spa in the forest.
Pacific Mist Inn and Cabins is located conveniently only two miles from the beautiful Van Damme Beach and Park where you can hike among waterfalls, fern canyons, redwoods, conifers and the famous Pygmy Forest. Pacific Mist is also only four minutes from the Village of Mendocino and the Mendocino Headlands. Some units are pet friendly.
Pacific Mist can also help arrange an appointment with a certified massage therapist, a spa treatment or a ride in a new all electric car or scooter in the Village of Mendocino. See electric car.
For reservations go to Mendocino Spa or call 1-800-955-6478.