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4 Hidden Gems to Uncover in Historic Ferndale

4 Hidden Gems to Uncover in Historic Ferndale

For a tiny town, the Victorian Village of Ferndale, California is full of surprises. Venture a short way from nostalgic Main Street and you’ll find an untamed wilderness ready for exploring, a treasure trove of history, quirky artisan galleries and antiques, and some of the best burgers on the Redwood Coast - just a few more reasons to stay in Ferndale on your redwoods vacation.

Meet Your Merchant: Gathered Handmade

Meet Your Merchant: Gathered Handmade

It’s hard not to smile when you walk into the colorful world of Gathered Handmade in Ferndale, where saturated, spirit-lifting hues, from bubblegum pink and turquoise blue to mint green and marigold yellow, grace nearly every nook and cranny. The vibrant vintage market, which opened early last year, is the perfect fit for a Main Street lined with Painted Ladies - and for owner and local artist Andra Stringer, whose personal style gravitates toward the whimsical, eclectic and bright.