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Oakland to Ferndale drive

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 Vichy Springs Resort
 Mendocino County
 Drive-Thru Tree Park
 Avenue of the Giants
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Oakland to Ferndale road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Oakland to Ferndale. If you're planning a road trip to Ferndale, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Oakland and Ferndale. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Oakland and Ferndale. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Oakland
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:16 am  Healdsburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:16 am
drive for about 59 minutes

12:14 pm  stay at Vichy Springs Resort
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:14 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

2:00 pm  Mendocino County
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:00 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

3:40 pm  Drive-Thru Tree Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:40 pm
drive for about 43 minutes

5:23 pm  Avenue of the Giants
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:23 pm
drive for about 47 minutes

7:10 pm  arrive in Ferndale

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Oakland to Ferndale.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Oakland, California.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Healdsburg  (24 answers)
    Arista Winery  (2 mentions)
    Truett Hurst Winery  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Healdsburg:
        Preston Family Vineyards
        Williamson Wines
        Francis Ford Coppola Winery
        Ridge Vineyards - Lytton Springs
    hotels around Healdsburg:
        Hotel Healdsburg
        Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant

Vichy Springs Resort  (2 mentions)

Mendocino County  (5 mentions)
    questions about Mendocino County:
        Camping between Interstate 5 and CA Coast

Drive-Thru Tree Park  (8 mentions)

Avenue of the Giants  (3 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Humboldt County, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Ferndale?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Ferndale.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Ferndale to Oakland drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Oakland? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Oakland.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Oakland to Ferndale. Or get a full Oakland to Ferndale flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Oakland well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Oakland!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 287 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 4 minutes
47 Oakland travel answers
24 Healdsburg travel answers
3 Ferndale travel answers


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