6 days in California & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

6 days in California & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

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Smith River
— Few hours
2
Crescent City
— Few hours
3
Klamath
— 1 night
4
Orick
— 1 day
5
Trinidad
— 1 night
6
Fort Bragg
— Few hours
7
Mendocino
— 1 night
8
Point Arena
— Few hours
9
Guerneville
— Few hours
10
Calistoga
— 1 night
11
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— Few hours
12
Dunsmuir
— 1 night
13
Crater Lake National Park
— Few hours

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Smith River

Smith River ©
Smith River is a census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at China Beach and then examine the collection at Ship Ashore Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Smith River sightseeing planner.

Medford to Smith River is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Medford in June, you will find days in Smith River are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Smith River

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

China Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ship Ashore Museum ©
Ship Ashore Museum

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): cruise along Pebble Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Crescent City trip planner.

Crescent City is very close to Smith River. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Smith River in June: highs in Crescent City hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Klamath.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pebble Beach ©
Pebble Beach

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Klamath

Klamath
Klamath is an unincorporated, rural, census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, situated on US Route 101 inland from the mouth of the Klamath River. For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Klamath day trip planner.

Klamath is very close to Crescent City. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You will leave for Orick on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Klamath

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. On the 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Bluffs Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trillium Falls Hike, and then take a memorable drive along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orick online itinerary planner.

Orick is just a short distance from Klamath. In June in Orick, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Orick

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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Trinidad

Trinidad
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Trinidad day trip planning site.

Trinidad is very close to Orick. In June, daytime highs in Trinidad are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for Fort Bragg on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Trinidad

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 19th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Noyo Beach, examine the collection at Guest House Museum, and then kick back and relax at Pudding Creek Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fort Bragg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trinidad to Fort Bragg in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Trinidad in June, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pudding Creek Beach ©
Pudding Creek Beach
Guest House Museum ©
Guest House Museum

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Mendocino Jams & Preserves and then take in the views from Albion River Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mendocino holiday maker site.

Mendocino is just a short distance from Fort Bragg. In June, daily temperatures in Mendocino can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Point Arena.

Things to do in Mendocino

Shopping

Side Trip

Albion River Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Jams & Preserves ©
Mendocino Jams & Preserves
Albion River Bridge ©
Albion River Bridge

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Point Arena

Point Arena
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Point Arena trip planner.

You can drive from Mendocino to Point Arena in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You'll set off for Guerneville on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Point Arena

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Guerneville

Guerneville
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Guerneville trip maker tool.

You can drive from Point Arena to Guerneville in 2 hours. While traveling from Point Arena, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Guerneville, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 51°F. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Guerneville

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): do a tasting at Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room, do a tasting at T-Vine Winery, do a tasting at Tank Garage Winery, then learn about winemaking at Madrigal Family Winery, then learn about winemaking at Trinchero Napa Valley, and finally do a tasting at Moone Tsai Winery.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Calistoga visit site.

Traveling by car from Guerneville to Calistoga takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Moone Tsai Winery ©
Moone Tsai Winery
Trinchero Napa Valley ©
Trinchero Napa Valley
Madrigal Family Winery ©
Madrigal Family Winery

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mill Creek Falls and then trek along Hiking Devastated Area Interpretive Trail.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Lassen Volcanic National Park trip tool.

Drive from Calistoga to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Calistoga in June, things will get a bit warmer in Lassen Volcanic National Park: highs are around 95°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Dunsmuir.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Falls ©
Mill Creek Falls

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Dunsmuir

Dunsmuir
Dunsmuir is a city in Siskiyou County, northern California. To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dunsmuir sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Dunsmuir in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in June; daily highs in Dunsmuir reach 82°F and lows reach 50°F. You will leave for Crater Lake National Park on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Dunsmuir

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Annie Creek Canyon, and then trek along Pinnacles Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Dunsmuir to Crater Lake National Park in 3 hours. June in Crater Lake National Park sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

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