7 days in San Francisco & Mendocino County Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & Mendocino County Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
Taxi to Willits, Bus to Santa Rosa, Fly to Los Angeles


San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation planning app.

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Mendocino — 3 nights

Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Step out of Mendocino with an excursion to Schooner Gulch State Beach in Point Arena--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mendocino Coast, immerse yourself in nature at Russian Gulch State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach, and get answers to all your questions at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mendocino trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mendocino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Mendocino to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips
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Mendocino County travel guide

Beaches · State Parks · Scenic Walking Areas
Endowed with a dramatic and undeveloped coast and forests of towering redwood trees, Mendocino County draws residents of the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a peaceful vacation. Tranquil sand beaches backed by cliffs offer prime sunset viewing. State parks present scenic hiking and biking options, and wineries serve up fine California vintages. Mendocino County's nutrient-rich soil has also made it a leading area for the cultivation of marijuana--much of which goes to Bay Area medical cannabis dispensaries--and the area has a reputation for brewing fine craft beers. The county also contains numerous points of historical interest, including lighthouses on the coast and museums detailing the region's past. In Mendocino's easygoing towns, you'll encounter small art galleries and charming boutiques.