4 days in Marin County Itinerary

4 days in Marin County Itinerary

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4 days in Marin County Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
bus:  45​min
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Point Reyes National Seashore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

Mill Valley

Mill Valley ©
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Battery Spencer, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tamalpais State Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach Park, then identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then stroll through Stinson Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mill Valley trip builder tool .

San Francisco to Mill Valley is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Mill Valley to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Battery Spencer, Marin Headlands, Stinson Beach, Paradise Beach Park
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Battery Spencer ©
Battery Spencer

Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore ©
On the 10th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Tule Elk Preserve, trek along Point Reyes Hiking Trails, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Alamere Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Limantour Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Point Reyes Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sculptured Beach.

Plan my day in Point Reyes National Seashore using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Mill Valley to Point Reyes National Seashore takes 1.5 hours. In July in Point Reyes National Seashore, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Alamere Falls
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Sculptured Beach ©
Sculptured Beach
Tule Elk Preserve ©
Tule Elk Preserve
Limantour Beach ©
Limantour Beach