There's another California north of the Golden Gate. A landscape of rugged coastlines, towering forests and sparkling lakes and rivers. A countryside full of cherished farms and vineyards. A place where small towns preserve the past and embrace the future. This is Authentic California, where unspoiled Nature rubs elbows with the good life, and the people are as real as our redwoods. The partners of the North Coast Tourism Council invite you to visit Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties on your next Northern California vacation or holiday. Treat yourself to wine tasting in California Wine Country. Experience wonders of Nature in the California Redwoods. Drive the scenic Northern California coast for a romantic getaway or a relaxing beach vacation. Hankering for adventure travel without leaving the U.S.? You'll find the best of the outdoors with incredible walking and hiking, kayaking, river rafting, mountain biking, wildlife, rock climbing, fishing and camping. Explore classic small towns and delve into their arts, history, shopping and unique events. Find a comfy bed and breakfast inn or vacation rental, leave the big city behind and discover Authentic California.