10 days in Gilroy, Santa Rosa & Fort Bragg Itinerary

10 days in Gilroy, Santa Rosa & Fort Bragg Itinerary

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10 days in Gilroy, Santa Rosa & Fort Bragg Itinerary

Start: Long Beach
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Gilroy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Santa Rosa
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fort Bragg
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Long Beach

2
nights
Gilroy

Gilroy ©
Gilroy is a city located in Northern California's Santa Clara County. Garlic World has been added to your itinerary.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gilroy vacation planning tool .

Long Beach to Gilroy is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Long Beach in April, Gilroy is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Gilroy

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park ©
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park
Garlic World ©
Garlic World

few
hours
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Gilroy to Santa Rosa takes 2.5 hours. April in Santa Rosa sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries Tours Outdoors

7
nights
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glass Beach and Van Damme State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Bragg: Humboldt Redwoods State Park (in Weott), Chandelier Drive-Through Tree (in Leggett) and B Bryan Preserve (in Point Arena). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Mendocino Coast, take a memorable drive along Avenue of the Giants, enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Headlands Park, and hike along Fort Bragg Coastal Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Bragg trip planner.

Drive from Santa Rosa to Fort Bragg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Fort Bragg, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 44°F at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mendocino, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Avenue of the Giants, B Bryan Preserve, Chandelier Drive-Through Tree
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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park

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