Fall and Winter News From Mendocino’s Little River Inn

LITTLE RIVER, CA – (October 25, 2022) Fall and winter are a special time at Mendocino’s iconic Little River Inn. With leaf-peeping to rival New England’s, toothsome mushrooms all around, and cherished traditions to be forged or observed, the Inn has something for everyone as the weather cools down. Starting in late November, their cozy yet capacious Abalone Room makes the perfect place for a holiday gift exchange or bonding activity with colleagues or family with the Gift Exchange Getaway package, an exclusive package for groups. In addition, the Inn has last minute deals – flash sale prices on rooms are posted every Friday throughout the fall and winter months. Dog-lovers will rejoice as well, as the Little River Inn is an ideal spot for a vacation with your furry best friend at any time of year. And lastly, locals and visitors alike are abuzz with the news that the Mushroom Train will ride again on November 12th.

Nothing says togetherness like a great dinner and a roaring fire, and Little River Inn is pleased to offer the Gift Exchange Getaway package between November 27 and December 16, 2022. Designed for groups – from work retreats to families and more – this offer includes 25% off lodging and dinner for $38 per person, with access to the beautiful Abalone Room where groups can network, exchange gifts, or just relax in front of the warming fire.

Spur of the moment trips make precious memories. Savvy travelers can take advantage of flash sale prices that are posted on Little River Inn’s website every Friday evening through the fall and winter months. Deals are found under “Book a Room” at LittleRiverInn.com. Entering code Flash22 in the discount code field reveals the available rooms.

Little River Inn is appreciated by those in the know as a year-round haven for our furry canine friends. Rain or shine, once you arrive onsite, there is much to do without ever having to get in the car. The inn has lawns for romping, miles of surrounding hiking trails, and a private path to the dog-friendly Van Damme State Beach. Pooches also enjoy checking out the blowhole a short walk from the main property. After an adventurous interlude, guests can use fluffy towels provided by the inn to dry paws before snuggling in front of the fire. In addition to towels, the Inn also provides water and food bowls, as well as tasty treats, in their doggy welcome goody bag. At mealtimes, guests can stay cozy with room service or bring their pup to dine with them in the pet-friendly outdoor heated and tented dining area. https://www.littleriverinn.com/pet-friendly/

The triumphant return of the Mushroom Train on Saturday, November 12 is cause for celebration. Little River Inn is a proud sponsor of this beloved event that benefits MendoParks and features the mushrooms Mendocino is justly famous for. This year’s program includes an artisanal whiskey tasting for an added fee. Gourmands will board the quaint, heritage Skunk Train in Fort Bragg and meander along the world-famous Redwood Route, through terrain that has remained untouched for centuries, to a beautiful redwood pavilion at Glen Blair Junction in the heart of the redwoods. There they will feast on mushroom creations, including a delectable mushroom bisque from Little River Inn’s own Executive Chef Marc Dym, sip local wine and whiskey, gather round for campfire educational programs and S’mores, and perhaps even meet Bigfoot.


About Little River Inn

Little River Inn is a family-owned and operated historic resort in Northern California that is home to a chef-driven restaurant, a nine-hole Audubon-certified golf course, professional tennis courts, and the friendliest service on the Mendocino Coast. Ideal for the entire family (and pet-friendly as well), the Inn has 65 guest rooms ranging from the economical to the luxurious. Several private meeting and special event spaces with stunning ocean and garden views make the Inn an excellent venue for small- to medium-sized weddings and corporate retreats.

The restaurant, helmed by CIA-trained Executive Chef Marc Dym, is a destination unto itself and the delicious, often hearty California coastal cuisine has a dedicated following, with many items, such as Ole’s Swedish Hotcakes and the Ollalieberry Cobbler, lauded by visitors and locals alike. The dinner menu can be enjoyed in the charming dining room or outdoor garden area, while breakfast is available via room service, to be savored from the comfort of one’s own private deck (or even in bed). Ole’s Whale Watch Bar is a classic local hangout where guests gather for libations or a casual bite, and at certain times of the year, to watch the migration of the gray whales. Little River Inn has a beautiful, nine-hole golf course that plays like 18 and is appropriate for many skill levels. The Inn also offers massage services in both the spa room and also in-room. Overseen by fifth-generation owner Cally Dym, Little River Inn was proud to celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2019.

Little River Inn is located two miles south of Mendocino overlooking the Pacific Ocean, at 7901 N. Highway One, Little River, CA 95456. For reservations and additional information, call 707-937-5942 or visit www.littleriverinn.com

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