The Overlooked Northern California Railroad Town That Will Absolutely Charm You

It’s been called the “Heart of Mendocino County” and the “Gateway to the Redwoods,” but few people think of Willits as a destination town. It has plenty to offer, however. Small town charm, beautiful scenery, and time honored traditions make this small town one of the best places in Northern California to work, play and live.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever visited Willits? If so, what did you think of the place? For more Northern California gems, check out these 15 Slow Paced Small Towns In Northern California Where Life is Simple.