11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner
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— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
San Francisco
— 4 nights


Eureka — 2 nights

Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Old Town Eureka has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Old Town Eureka, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ferndale Historic Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ferndale Museum, and then kick back and relax at College Cove.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Eureka trip planner.

San Francisco to Eureka is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Eureka reach 65°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Weott.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips
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Weott — 2 nights

Weott is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. On the 29th (Fri), head outdoors with Founders Grove and then stroll through Black Sands Beach. On the next day, do a tasting at Briceland Vineyards, take a memorable drive along Humboldt Redwoods State Park, and then take a memorable drive along Lost Coast Scenic Drive.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Weott trip tool.

You can drive from Eureka to Weott in an hour. September in Weott sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Bragg.
Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature
Side Trips
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Fort Bragg — 2 nights

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Your day by day itinerary now includes Glass Beach as well as Skunk Train. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Headlands Park, immerse yourself in nature at Jug Handle State Reserve, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Big River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Skunk Train, see the interesting displays at Guest House Museum, and then stroll through Glass Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fort Bragg trip planning site.

Getting from Weott to Fort Bragg by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Weott in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trip
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San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and Castello di Amorosa are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery & Pride Mountain Vineyards), Gracianna Winery (in Healdsburg) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, examine the collection at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

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Getting from Fort Bragg to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Fort Bragg in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries
Side Trips
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.