9 days in North Coast California & Knoxville Itinerary

9 days in North Coast California & Knoxville Itinerary

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Start: Knoxville
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Crescent City
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
4
Knoxville
— 3 nights
End: Knoxville

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 7th (Sun), go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Mendocino Jams & Preserves, thencruise along Mendocino Coast, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Bragg online trip itinerary builder.

Knoxville to Fort Bragg is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Knoxville to Fort Bragg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Knoxville in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Fort Bragg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Mendocino
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 8th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park day trip site.

Drive from Fort Bragg to Redwood National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Fort Bragg in June, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be slightly colder, around 49°F, while days are much colder, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

3
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, thentake a memorable drive along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and finally trek along Trillium Falls Hike. On the next day, trek along Stout Grove, immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Crescent City road trip app.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Crescent City by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Orick
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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Battery Point Lighthouse
Battery Point Lighthouse
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Knoxville side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford), Pigeon Forge (The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, The Island in Pigeon Forge, &more) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimneys Picnic Area & Roaring Fork). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Market Square and sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Knoxville road trip planner.

Fly from Crescent City to Knoxville in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Crescent City in June, you will find days in Knoxville are much hotter (86°F), and nights are a bit warmer (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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Market Square ©
Market Square
River Rafting & Tubing
The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge

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