5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Point Arena
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Denver


Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. When in Mendocino, make a side trip to see Seaside Beach in Fort Bragg, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Ford House Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Mendocino Headlands State Park, and immerse yourself in nature at MacKerricher State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mendocino tour itinerary planning app .

Denver to Mendocino is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Mendocino. In October, Mendocino is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 79°F and lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Point Arena.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Bragg
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
MacKerricher State Park ©
MacKerricher State Park

Point Arena

Point Arena ©
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Point Arena online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mendocino to Point Arena in an hour. In October in Point Arena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Point Arena

Historic Sites
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Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum ©
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
Point Arena Pier ©
Point Arena Pier