5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Carmel
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Guerneville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: San Francisco


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1
night
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. On the 2nd (Tue), hike along Tennessee Valley Trailhead and then kick back and relax at Muir Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mill Valley holiday builder website .

Carmel to Mill Valley is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Carmel in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Mill Valley, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Guerneville.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Stinson Beach, Muir Beach
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Tennessee Valley Trailhead ©
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Stinson Beach ©
Stinson Beach
Muir Beach
Muir Beach

3
nights
Guerneville

Guerneville ©
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Bodega Highlands. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Bodega Dunes, then learn about winemaking at Korbel Champagne Cellars, and then admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Guerneville tour builder website .

You can drive from Mill Valley to Guerneville in 1.5 hours. In July in Guerneville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Guerneville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bodega Highlands, Husch Vineyards, Bodega Dunes
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Husch Vineyards ©
Husch Vineyards
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

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