6 days in Redwood National Park, Fort Bragg & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

6 days in Redwood National Park, Fort Bragg & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
— 1 day
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Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park

— 1 day
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Redwood National Park. In December, daily temperatures in Redwood National Park can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Fort Bragg

— 2 nights
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at MacKerricher State Park, kick back and relax at Glass Beach, and then go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Jackson State Forest, see the interesting displays at Sea Glass Museum, and then explore the activities along Mendocino Coast.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fort Bragg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Fort Bragg takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Redwood National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fort Bragg, with lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along Mariposa Grove, then get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning website.

Drive from Fort Bragg to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Bragg in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 46°F, while lows dip to 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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