19 days in Garibaldi, San Luis Obispo & Petaluma Itinerary

19 days in Garibaldi, San Luis Obispo & Petaluma Itinerary

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Garibaldi
— 3 nights
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Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to San Luis Obispo
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San Luis Obispo
— 7 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Portland International Airport, Drive to Garibaldi
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Garibaldi
— 1 night
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Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Petaluma
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Petaluma
— 6 nights
Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Portland International Airport

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Garibaldi

Garibaldi is a city in Tillamook County, in the U.S. Take a break from Garibaldi with a short trip to Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site in Oceanside, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lex's Cool Stuff, and admire the majestic nature at Bayocean Peninsula County Park.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Garibaldi vacation planner.

Portland to Garibaldi is an approximately 2-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Garibaldi

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Artiste Winery & Tasting Studio (in Los Olivos), Santa Barbara (Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Old Mission Santa Barbara, &more) and Cambria (Ephraim Pottery West Gallery, Moonstone Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, see the interesting displays at Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, relax in the rural setting at Avila Valley Barn, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Garibaldi to San Luis Obispo. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Garibaldi to San Luis Obispo. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Garibaldi in December: high temperatures in San Luis Obispo hover around 67°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Garibaldi.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 26:

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Garibaldi

Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Tillamook Air Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Garibaldi trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Luis Obispo to Garibaldi. Traveling from San Luis Obispo to Garibaldi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Luis Obispo in December; daily highs in Garibaldi reach 49°F and lows reach 36°F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Petaluma.

Things to do in Garibaldi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

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Petaluma

Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California, United States, 32mi north of San Francisco. Explore Petaluma's surroundings by going to Mill Valley (Muir Woods National Monument & Mount Tamalpais State Park), WildCare (in San Rafael) and Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, relax in the rural setting at Marin French Cheese Company, walk around Sonoma Plaza, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Petaluma trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Garibaldi to Petaluma. Traveling from Garibaldi to Petaluma, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Garibaldi in December, expect nights in Petaluma to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petaluma

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3: