20 days in North Coast California Itinerary

20 days in North Coast California Itinerary

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Crescent City
— 3 nights
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Klamath
— 2 nights
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Orick
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Trinidad
— 2 nights
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Arcata
— 1 night
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Eureka
— 3 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 3 nights
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Point Arena
— 1 night

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Explore Crescent City's surroundings by going to Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve (in Cave Junction) and Harris Beach State Park (in Brookings). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, don't miss a visit to Crescent City Harbor, identify plant and animal life at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, and enjoy the sea views from Battery Point Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Crescent City tour planner.

San Francisco to Crescent City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Crescent City to be little chillier, temps between 62°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Klamath.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Klamath

Klamath ©
Klamath is an unincorporated, rural, census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, situated on US Route 101 inland from the mouth of the Klamath River. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at End of the Trail Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Trees of Mystery, then don't miss a visit to Tour-Through Tree, and finally take in the views from Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Klamath River, then take a memorable drive along Requa Road, then kick back and relax at Wilson Creek Beach, and finally head outdoors with High Bluff Overlook.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Klamath online trip planner.

Klamath is very close to Crescent City. July in Klamath sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Orick.

Things to do in Klamath

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Requa Road ©
Requa Road
Klamath River ©
Klamath River

2
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Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. On the 12th (Sun), kick back and relax at Gold Bluffs Beach, take in breathtaking views at Fern Canyon, and then make a trip to Big Tree. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, then explore and take pictures at Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and then stroll through Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orick trip itinerary planner.

Orick is very close to Klamath. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Orick

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Fern Canyon ©
Fern Canyon
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along California Coastal Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orick to Redwood National Park in an hour. July in Redwood National Park sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trinidad.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

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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. On the 16th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Patrick's Point State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Big Lagoon County Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Hammond Trail, kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, then kick back and relax at Trinidad State Beach, and finally make a trip to Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Trinidad online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Trinidad by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Trinidad are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arcata.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Patrick's Point State Park ©
Patrick's Point State Park
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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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. On the 18th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, then admire the majestic nature at Clam Beach County Park, then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arcata Community Forest.

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Arcata is just a stone's throw from Trinidad. In July, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Eureka.

Things to do in Arcata

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary
Clam Beach County Park ©
Clam Beach County Park

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka: Weott (Founders Grove & Humboldt Redwoods State Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Avenue of the Giants, immerse yourself in nature at Sequoia Park Garden, grab your bike and head to Hikshari Trail, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sequoia Park Zoo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Eureka day trip tool.

Eureka is just a stone's throw from Arcata. July in Eureka sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Carson Mansion ©
Carson Mansion
Sequoia Park Zoo ©
Sequoia Park Zoo

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Fort Bragg is known for beaches, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Mendocino Coast, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glass Beach, go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, and immerse yourself in nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station.

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Getting from Eureka to Fort Bragg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Eureka in July: highs in Fort Bragg hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Point Arena.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach

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Point Arena

Point Arena ©
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Ranch Chapel, then kick back and relax at Gualala Point Regional Park, then enjoy the sea views from Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at B Bryan Preserve.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Point Arena travel planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Point Arena takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Point Arena are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Point Arena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum ©
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
Sea Ranch Chapel ©
Sea Ranch Chapel

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