15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Boonville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Leggett
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Garberville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Orick
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Eureka
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Loleta
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Arcata
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Crescent City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Eureka

1
day
Boonville

Boonville ©
Boonville is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Handley Cellars Winery, then admire the majestic nature at Hendy Woods State Park, and then savor the flavors at Anderson Valley Brewing Co.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Boonville route builder .

Sacramento to Boonville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sacramento in September since evenings lows in Boonville dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Leggett.

Things to do in Boonville

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Handley Cellars Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson Valley Brewing Co ©
Anderson Valley Brewing Co
Hendy Woods State Park ©
Hendy Woods State Park
Handley Cellars Winery ©
Handley Cellars Winery

1
night
Leggett

Leggett ©
Leggett is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. You've now added Chandelier Drive-Through Tree to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get your game on at Confusion Hill Gravity House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area, and then take a memorable drive along Chandelier Drive-Through Tree.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Leggett trip maker app .

You can drive from Boonville to Leggett in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boonville in September: highs in Leggett hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Garberville.

Things to do in Leggett

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Confusion Hill Gravity House
Highlights from your plan
Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area ©
Confusion Hill Gravity House ©
Confusion Hill Gravity House

1
night
Garberville

Garberville ©
Garberville is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery, One Log House and Shrine Drive-Through Tree. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at One Log House, then view the masterpieces at Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery, then take a memorable drive along Shrine Drive-Through Tree, and finally look for gifts at Legend of Big Foot.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Garberville travel tool .

Garberville is just a short distance from Leggett. In September in Garberville, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Garberville

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Shrine Drive-Through Tree, Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery, Avenue of the Giants
Highlights from your plan
Avenue of the Giants ©
Avenue of the Giants
Richardson Grove State Park ©
Richardson Grove State Park
One Log House ©
One Log House

2
nights
Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. You've now added Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Fern Canyon, make a trip to Big Tree, and then hike along Lady Bird Johnson Grove. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Trillium Falls Hike, immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orick travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Garberville to Orick takes 2 hours. September in Orick sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eureka.

Things to do in Orick

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Trillium Falls Hike, Fern Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

2
nights
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town Haunted History Ghost Tours, Redwood National Park and Redwood Highway. On the 1st (Tue), get thoroughly spooked out with Old Town Haunted History Ghost Tours, explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park, admire the striking features of Carson Mansion, then explore and take pictures at Redwood Highway, then meet the residents at Sequoia Park Zoo, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Old Town Eureka, take in the views from Berta's Ranch Covered Bridge, then explore the activities along Humboldt Bay, and finally appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse.

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Traveling by car from Orick to Eureka takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Eureka are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Loleta.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park, Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Carson Mansion ©
Carson Mansion
Sequoia Park Zoo ©
Sequoia Park Zoo

2
nights
Loleta

Loleta ©
Loleta is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California which derives its name from lalōekā, the Wiyot name for the trail on the top of Table Bluff. Loleta Cheese Factory has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): learn the secrets of production at Loleta Cheese Factory, then learn about winemaking at Clendenen's Cider Works, then make a trip to The Victorian Village of Ferndale, and finally stroll the grounds of Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Loleta itinerary tool .

Loleta is just a short distance from Eureka. In October in Loleta, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Arcata.

Things to do in Loleta

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ferndale, Fortuna
Highlights from your plan
Ferndale Museum ©
Ferndale Museum
Loleta Cheese Factory ©
Loleta Cheese Factory
Ferndale Historic Cemetery ©
Ferndale Historic Cemetery

3
nights
Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Holly Yashi Store and Design Studio has been added to your itinerary. Explore Arcata's surroundings by going to Camel Rock (in Westhaven-Moonstone) and Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park (in Weaverville). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, immerse yourself in nature at Clam Beach County Park, get a new perspective on nature at Humboldt State University Natural History Museum, and walk around Mad River Beach County Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Arcata day trip planning site .

Arcata is very close to Loleta. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Arcata

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

McKinleyville, Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park, Camel Rock
Highlights from your plan
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest

3
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 8th (Tue), look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then trek along Stout Grove, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve and then explore and take pictures at Trees of Mystery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Crescent City trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Arcata to Crescent City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Crescent City are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Trees of Mystery
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Battery Point Lighthouse ©
Battery Point Lighthouse
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery