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San Francisco to Crescent City drive

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  San Francisco
 Vichy Springs Resort
 Drive-Thru Tree Park
 Humboldt Redwoods State Park
 Eureka (California)
 Trees of Mystery
   Crescent City 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


San Francisco to Crescent City road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in San Francisco
drive for about 1 hour

12:06 pm  Sonoma
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:36 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

2:31 pm  Healdsburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:31 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

4:29 pm  stay at Vichy Springs Resort
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Vichy Springs Resort
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:16 am  Drive-Thru Tree Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:16 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

1:09 pm  Humboldt Redwoods State Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:09 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

2:58 pm  Eureka (California)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:58 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:10 pm  Trees of Mystery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:10 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

6:34 pm  arrive in Crescent City

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is San Francisco, 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?

Sonoma  (65 answers)
    Domaine Carneros  (14 mentions)
    Ram's Gate Winery  (5 mentions)
    Scribe Winery  (4 mentions)
    Cline Cellars  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Sonoma:
        Fremont Diner
        Jacuzzi Family Vineyards
    questions about Sonoma:
        Must dos and good places to stay during June getaway to Sonoma
        Best Steak in Sonoma?

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

Vichy Springs Resort  (2 mentions)

Drive-Thru Tree Park  (8 mentions)

Humboldt Redwoods State Park  (4 mentions)

Eureka (California)  (17 answers)
    questions about Eureka (California):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Eureka (California)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Eureka (California) for a first time visitor?

Trees of Mystery  (4 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Crescent City, California.

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

What are some things to do in Crescent City?

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

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Redwood National Park  (18 mentions)
Stout Grove Redwoods  (2 mentions)

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 Crescent City.

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 Crescent City to San Francisco drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from San Francisco to Crescent City. Or get a full San Francisco to Crescent City 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 San Francisco well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about San Francisco!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 355 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 22 minutes
606 San Francisco travel answers
65 Sonoma travel answers
24 Healdsburg travel answers
17 Eureka (California) travel answers
18 Crescent City travel answers


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