5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Drive:  4​h
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Sacramento


Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Step out of Mendocino with an excursion to Point Arena Lighthouse and Museum in Point Arena--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: cruise along Mendocino Coast, explore the striking landscape at Mendocino Headlands State Park, examine the collection at Guest House Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Jug Handle State Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mendocino journey planner.

Sacramento to Mendocino is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Bragg, Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station