Local farmers and ranchers parade fancifully decorated tractors and tractor-drawn wagons depicting holiday scenes down the Victorian Village’s historic Main Street. Sparkling country Christmas celebrations include the Tallest Living Tree Lighting, shopping and dining downtown. Romantic Christmas destination on the Northern California Redwood Coast!
PCH is Pacific Coast Highway 101 @ Encinitas CA features a summertime treat, a Taste of Main Street International Food Fair, where local restaurants & vendors offer food samplings to the general public. Food, wine and beer. One day event, usually held on a week day. 25 years running!
Ferndale, CA – has dining, accommodations, local business, and maybe an RV park. Mostly residential. Rural farmlands, forests, and remote. Wild, windy, rugged coastline.
In between Chico and the volcanic ridge (called Paradise), is the historic Centerville Road, which leads to oak lined canyon of the small community of Centerville. Mostly rural residential w/ a museum, schoolhouse, creek, covered bridge, maybe a winery, orchards and a oak canyon.
CAMPFIRE, Butte County– This particular area has been scared by the wildfires of 2018, so expect some back roads to be closed. Landslides and tree falls are quite common after a wildfire, especially on narrow mountain roads. Nearby Paradise got destroyed, but they are rebuilding. rebuildparadise.org
Located along Honey Run Road. Chico’s historic Honey Run bridge, was built in 1887, reconstructed in the late 60’s, and recently destroyed by wildfire in late 2018. Honey Run Road intersects w/ Centerville Road further up the canyon.
A major backroad (paved connector) in Modoc; connecting South Alturas @ US 395 to Canby @ Highway 299
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Rural residential w/ farmlands and cattle grazing. California Pines (POA), Donovan Reservoir and the Pit River is along this route called Centerville. Portions of zoom on GoogleMaps has this Centerville Road listed as N West Street