4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Gualala
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mendocino
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

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Gualala

Gualala ©
Gualala is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at B Bryan Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gualala Point Regional Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gualala trip planner .

San Francisco to Gualala is an approximately 3-hour car ride. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gualala, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in Gualala

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

B Bryan Preserve
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B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Attractions like Glass Beach and Noyo Headlands Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Mendocino with an excursion to Chandelier Drive-Through Tree in Leggett--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast, admire the majestic nature at Mendocino Headlands State Park, see the interesting displays at Sea Glass Museum, and look for gifts at Mendocino Jams & Preserves.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mendocino trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Gualala to Mendocino in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mendocino can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fort Bragg, Chandelier Drive-Through Tree
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Pudding Creek Beach ©
Pudding Creek Beach

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