16 days in Carmel, Guerneville & Trinidad Itinerary

16 days in Carmel, Guerneville & Trinidad Itinerary

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Carmel
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Guerneville
— 4 nights
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Trinidad
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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Carmel is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmelite Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip maker site.

Tampa to Carmel is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to Carmel due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Guerneville.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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Guerneville

Guerneville ©
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guerneville: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Healdsburg), Santa Rosa (Safari West & Siduri Wines) and Point Reyes Lighthouse (in Point Reyes National Seashore). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, do a tasting at Korbel Champagne Cellars, examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful Geyser of California.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Guerneville online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Guerneville takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in September, expect nights in Guerneville to be little chillier, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Guerneville

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Korbel Champagne Cellars ©
Korbel Champagne Cellars
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. Explore Trinidad's surroundings by going to Humboldt Redwoods State Park (in Weott), Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park (in Crescent City) and Redwood National Park (in Redwood National Park). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Avenue of the Giants, take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor, admire the majestic nature at Humboldt Lagoons State Park, and examine the collection at Trinidad Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Trinidad itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guerneville to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Guerneville in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Trinidad: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room ©
Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room

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