3 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

3 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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3 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  3​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco


Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Mendocino is known for nature, historic sites, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Mendocino Coast, visit a coastal fixture at Point Cabrillo Light Station, stop by Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books, and immerse yourself in nature at MacKerricher State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mendocino trip itinerary planning app .

San Francisco to Mendocino is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in January since evenings lows in Mendocino dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Bragg
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens