6 days in Clearlake, Mendocino & Bodega Bay Itinerary

6 days in Clearlake, Mendocino & Bodega Bay Itinerary

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6 days in Clearlake, Mendocino & Bodega Bay Itinerary

Start: Modesto
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Clearlake
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mendocino
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Bodega Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Modesto

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days
Clearlake

Clearlake
Clearlake is a city in Lake County, California. For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Clearlake journey site .

Modesto to Clearlake is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In April, Clearlake is slightly colder than Modesto - with highs of 69°F and lows of 43°F. On the 19th (Thu), you're off toMendocino.

Things to do in Clearlake

#Outdoors, #Wineries, #Parks
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2
days
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach and then contemplate the long history of Ford House Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Point Cabrillo Light Station and then look for all kinds of wild species at B Bryan Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mendocino road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Clearlake to Mendocino takes 2.5 hours. April in Mendocino sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bodega Bay.

Things to do in Mendocino

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

B Bryan Preserve, Glass Beach
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Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station
B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve

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Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay
Bodega Bay is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Sonoma Coast State Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bodega Bay online road trip planner .

You can drive from Mendocino to Bodega Bay in 3 hours. April in Bodega Bay sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bodega Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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