Are you looking to explore California but want to avoid going too touristy? If you’d prefer strolling through places that are a bit bohemian then look no further. Here are 12 charming seaside villages to explore in California.

Seaside Villages

1.  Fort Bragg

Start your day here in this remote NorCal destination with coffee from Headlands Coffee House and something sweet from the Mendocino Chocolate Company. You can then take a sea cave tour, hit the famous skunk trail, and go horseback riding on the popular Fort Bragg Coastal Trail.

Spend the night at the noteworthy Inn at Newport Ranch. It’s a private 2,100-acre timber preserve, a working cattle ranch, and a luxurious inn along the coastline too.

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