30 days in North Coast California Itinerary

30 days in North Coast California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Coast California attractions planner
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Crescent City
— 6 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
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Ukiah
— 4 nights
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Point Arena
— 2 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 6 nights
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Leggett
— 1 night
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Eureka
— 7 nights
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Crescent City — 6 nights

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crescent City: Orick (Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, &more). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, take a leisurely stroll along Crescent City Harbor, look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, and walk around Beach Front Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Crescent City trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Crescent City is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Crescent City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Crescent City can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Redwood National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Redwood National Park — 3 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, hike along California Coastal Trail, and kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

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Drive from Crescent City to Redwood National Park in 2 hours. In April in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Ukiah.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Ukiah — 4 nights

Ukiah is the county seat and largest city of Mendocino County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Cloverdale (Wine Cube Tours & BobDog Winery and SkyPine Vineyards), Brassfield Estate Winery (in Clearlake Oaks) and Lula Cellars (in Philo). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Nelson Family Vineyards, walk around Low Gap Park, examine the collection at Grace Hudson Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Hendy Woods State Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ukiah visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Ukiah takes 4 hours. Traveling from Redwood National Park in April, expect nights in Ukiah to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Point Arena.
Wineries · Parks · Tours · Museums
Side Trips

Point Arena — 2 nights

Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA and then stroll through Gualala Point Regional Park. On your second day here, stroll through Point Arena - Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, and then stroll through B Bryan Preserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Point Arena road trip planner.

Getting from Ukiah to Point Arena by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Point Arena, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Bragg.
Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip

Fort Bragg — 6 nights

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Fort Bragg is known for beaches, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, explore and take pictures at Mendocino Coast, take in the dramatic natural features at Mendocino Headlands State Park, and see the interesting displays at Sea Glass Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort Bragg online trip planner.

You can drive from Point Arena to Fort Bragg in 1.5 hours. April in Fort Bragg sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Leggett.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip

Leggett — 1 night

Leggett is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area and then cruise along Chandelier Drive-Through Tree.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leggett journey planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Leggett takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Fort Bragg in April, expect nights in Leggett to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Eureka.
Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Eureka — 7 nights

Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Venture out of the city with trips to Weott (Founders Grove & Humboldt Redwoods State Park), The Victorian Village of Ferndale (in Ferndale) and Big Lagoon County Park (in Trinidad). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Redwood Highway, learn about winemaking at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sequoia Park Zoo, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Eureka itinerary planner.

Drive from Leggett to Eureka in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Eureka can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Scenic Drive
Side Trips