4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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4 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Point Arena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco


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Point Arena

Point Arena ©
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Gualala Point Regional Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Point Arena vacation planner.

San Francisco to Point Arena is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Point Arena, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

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Gualala Point Regional Park
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Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum ©
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Take a break from the city and head to Glass Beach and Noyo Headlands Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Mendocino Headlands State Park, see the interesting displays at Triangle Tattoo and Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Point Cabrillo Light Station.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Bragg trip maker .

Getting from Point Arena to Fort Bragg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Fort Bragg can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

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Mendocino
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
MacKerricher State Park ©
MacKerricher State Park