©

Gualala trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Gualala

Trip Planner USA  /  California  /  Mendocino County  /  Gualala
(4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews for 4 attractions)
Things to do: beaches, trails, nature
Gualala is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County in the U.S. state of California. It is located north of The Sea Ranch and south of Point Arena, California. Gualala shares its southern border with the southern border of Mendocino County. It is located on the Pacific coast at the mouth of the Gualala River, on State Route 1. It serves as a commercial center for the surrounding area. Gualala was once a logging town, but tourism is now its central economic activity.GovernmentIn the California State Legislature, Gualala is in, and.In the United States House of Representatives, Gualala is in.HistoryIndian settlement"Gualala" was the name given to the site of today's Gualala by the Pomo who had named the area ah kha wa la lee, meaning "coming down water place"Land grantIn 1836, Governor Nicolás Gutiérrez granted General Rafael Gracie of land between the Gualala River and Mal Paso Creek. Gracie used the land to graze cattle. Shortly after he sold the land for $10,000, it was discovered that the grant was invalid.
Plan your vacation with our United States tour planner and discover the best things to do in Gualala.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Gualala

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Gualala:
Historic sites, wineries, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Wineries, classes, shopping
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Wineries, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Wineries, museums, wildlife areas
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, scenic drive, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Gualala

15 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in California BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in California BY A USER FROM DOMINICA December, outdoors, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Mendocino County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in California & North Carolina BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in California BY A USER FROM CHILE January, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 44 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 47 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in California BY A USER FROM URUGUAY June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 56 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News