Guidebooks, travel gear and international goods are certain to give a thrill to any vagabond. It’s one of three excellent bookshops in Old Town.
In central Hopland, this is a friendly place to get your bearings, pick up a map to the region and taste several wines without navigating all the back roads. Amiable proprietors guide you through a tour of six local…
A visit to three-block downtown Garberville should include browsing at Brown’s Sporting Goods. The Brown family has run the place for a couple generations and has encyclopedic knowledge of activities in the area.
From hand-tooled belts and leather-bound journals to purses and peg-secured storage boxes, the craftsmanship here is unquestionable.
Family-owned and operated, this central mercantile is a good reflection of Willits itself, balancing cowboy essentials – boots and grain, tools and denim – with treats for the weekend tourist. The Cowlick's counter …
Has dense rows of new and used books, music books and local papers (pick up the weird, locally printed Anderson Valley Advertiser here).
The quality of vintage goods here – genuinely distressed jeans and leather jackets, 1940s housedresses and hats – is complimented by hand-made local jewelry and paper products.
Drop by to peruse a cache of Hitchcock movie memorabilia from the filming of The Birds.
Birders, astronomy buffs and science geeks head directly to this telescope, binocular and science-toy shop.