20 days in North Coast California Itinerary

20 days in North Coast California Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
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Crescent City
— 5 nights
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Eureka
— 4 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 6 nights
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Point Arena
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park road trip app.

Philadelphia to Redwood National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Family-friendly places like Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park and Crescent Trail Rides will thrill your kids. Relax by the water at Point St George Park and Wilson Creek Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Crescent City side-trips: Orick (Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, &more) and Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial (in Klamath). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Redwood Rides, delve into the lush surroundings at Trees of Mystery, identify plant and animal life at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, and immerse yourself in nature at Crescent Beach.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Crescent City online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Crescent City takes 2 hours. In June in Crescent City, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Redwood Rides ©
Redwood Rides
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Step out of the city life by going to Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Big Lagoon County Park. Popular historic sites such as Ferndale Historic Cemetery and Fern Cottage are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Patrick's Point State Park (in Trinidad) and Founders Grove (in Weott). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Redwood Highway, admire the landmark architecture of Carson Mansion, kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Eureka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Crescent City to Eureka in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Patrick's Point State Park ©
Patrick's Point State Park
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Glass Beach and Pudding Creek Beach. Visiting Mendocino Coast and MacKerricher State Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ukiah (Montgomery Woods State Reserve & The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station, tour the pleasant surroundings at Van Damme State Park, and tour in style with Skunk Train.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fort Bragg trip maker.

You can drive from Eureka to Fort Bragg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Eureka in June, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Point Arena.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

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Side Trips

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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
MacKerricher State Park ©
MacKerricher State Park

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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 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Schooner Gulch State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Gualala Point Regional Park, then appreciate the history behind Sea Ranch Chapel, and finally hike along Bluff Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at B Bryan Preserve, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Point Arena - Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument, and finally take in the waterfront at Point Arena Pier.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Point Arena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Point Arena takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Point Arena can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Point Arena

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum ©
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
Schooner Gulch State Beach ©
Schooner Gulch State Beach

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