Find your home-away-from-home with these cottage rentals near Mendocino, California. A picturesque, coastal town, Mendocino is perfect for musicians, artists, writers, and other creative, outdoor lovers who find inspiration from rugged, natural beauty. Mendocino is often referred to as a place with a New England vibe, despite its location in the Pacific West. It's cozy, but the variety of outdoor activities in the region will leave you wanting to get out and enjoy the scenery. In the warmer months, visitors can bike, swim, whale watch, kayak, or canoe; there are also a variety of trails along the cliffs that will leave hikers amazed at the dramatic ocean views. Be sure to visit Glass Beach to see the famous sea glass that covers the shore. If your ideal vacation is in the cooler months, there is still plenty to do! The mild climate makes it possible for travelers to get a dose of California sunshine in the fall and winter. Peruse the cottages below to begin planning your next getaway!