6 days in North Coast California Itinerary

6 days in North Coast California Itinerary

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Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Orick
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Orick
— Few hours
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Ferndale
— 1 night
Drive
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Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gualala
— 2 nights
Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Nashville International Airport

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Orick

Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orick trip planning site.

Nashville to Orick is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in October, expect Orick to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ferndale.

Things to do in Orick

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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Ferndale

Ferndale is a city in Humboldt County, California, United States. On the 10th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Lost Coast Scenic Drive, then make a trip to The Victorian Village of Ferndale, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ferndale trip planner.

Drive from Orick to Ferndale in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ferndale can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Ferndale

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at Sea Glass Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Jug Handle State Reserve, then kick back and relax at Glass Beach, and finally hike along Fort Bragg Coastal Trail. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Albion River Bridge, then take a memorable tour with Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too, then explore the activities along Big River, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Van Damme State Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fort Bragg online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ferndale to Fort Bragg takes 3 hours. When traveling from Ferndale in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fort Bragg, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gualala.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Gualala

Gualala is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Gualala Point Regional Park, then don't miss a visit to Sea Ranch Chapel, then trek along Walk On Beach Sea Ranch Access Trail, and finally hike along Bluff Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gualala journey builder website.

Getting from Fort Bragg to Gualala by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Gualala, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gualala

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

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