5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

5 days in Mendocino County Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Redding
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Gualala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Mendocino
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Redding

2
nights
Gualala

Gualala ©
Gualala is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), kick back and relax at Gualala Point Regional Park. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Ross State Historic Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gualala trip planning app.

Redding to Gualala is an approximately 5- hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Redding in July, with highs in Gualala at 95°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in Gualala

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Fort Ross State Historic Park
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Fort Ross State Historic Park ©
Fort Ross State Historic Park

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nights
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Mendocino Coast and Van Damme State Park. Relax by the water at Glass Beach and Noyo Headlands Park. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at MacKerricher State Park, get engrossed in the history at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum, and go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mendocino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gualala to Mendocino takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Bragg
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station