5 days in Mendocino County & Garberville Itinerary

5 days in Mendocino County & Garberville Itinerary

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Mendocino
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Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
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Garberville
— 2 nights
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Mendocino

Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Point Cabrillo Light Station as well as Mendocino Headlands State Park. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Mendocino Headlands State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mendocino travel planner.

Santa Rosa to Mendocino is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Santa Rosa in August, you will find days in Mendocino are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks · Nature

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Your day by day itinerary now includes MacKerricher State Park as well as North Coast Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort Bragg trip planner.

Fort Bragg is just a short distance from Mendocino. August in Fort Bragg sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Garberville.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Garberville

Garberville is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Immortal Tree, Confusion Hill Gravity House and One Log House. On the 4th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Immortal Tree, then stop by Legend of Big Foot, and then explore and take pictures at Avenue of the Giants. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Confusion Hill Gravity House, then get outside with Founders Grove, and then admire all the interesting features of Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Garberville day trip planner.

Drive from Fort Bragg to Garberville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Fort Bragg in August, plan for much colder days in Garberville, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Garberville

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mendocino County travel guide

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Beaches · State Parks · Scenic Drive
Endowed with a dramatic and undeveloped coast and forests of towering redwood trees, Mendocino County draws residents of the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a peaceful vacation. Tranquil sand beaches backed by cliffs offer prime sunset viewing. State parks present scenic hiking and biking options, and wineries serve up fine California vintages. Mendocino County's nutrient-rich soil has also made it a leading area for the cultivation of marijuana--much of which goes to Bay Area medical cannabis dispensaries--and the area has a reputation for brewing fine craft beers. The county also contains numerous points of historical interest, including lighthouses on the coast and museums detailing the region's past. In Mendocino's easygoing towns, you'll encounter small art galleries and charming boutiques.