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Join Us on a Scenic Road Trip to the Mendocino Coast

Join Us on a Scenic Road Trip to the Mendocino Coast

Soterios Johnson and Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief Nathan Lump discuss the delights along Highway 128 in Mendocino County
Posted 6 years agoby John Godfrey

"I think people like the idea of slowing down a little bit and immersing themselves in places," Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief Nathan Lump tells Soterios Johnson in the latest episode of the California Now Podcast. "Getting in a car and driving is such a wonderful way to not only experience the landscape of a place but to give yourself the freedom to stop and do the unexpected. You're always coming upon things when you drive and so I think that is really appealing to people. I think it allows them to feel like they're having an experience that's more authentic and more rooted in what's local and in communities."

Lump found all sorts of delightful moments during a recent drive from Calistoga to Mendocino. He visited bucolic wineries, enjoyed