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Arcata Vacation Rentals

Arcata Travel Guide

On California’s Redwood coast is the city of Arcata -- a welcoming place, great for outdoorsy people looking to explore California. From hiking through forests to enjoying farmers’ markets and the laidback life on the beach, Arcata is a vacation spot that feels like home.

Things to Do in Arcata

To get back to nature, head to the Arcata Community Forest -- the Redwood trees here are huge and tower over hikers exploring the trails. There are also plenty of opportunites to spot birds in the natural setting. For more birds and wildlife, visit the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary with over 300 bird species, including mudflats and marshes.

For a fascinating family day out, make your way to the Humboldt State University Natural History Museum where visitors can learn more about the local environment.

To relax and enjoy time at the beach, stop by Mad River Beach County Park. Unwind on the beautiful sandy beach or take a dip in the water to escape the heat.

Best Time to Visit Arcata

The best time to visit Arcata is from June to September.

Price and Availability Index in Arcata

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Arcata is in August, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Arcata is in the high season in August. Arcata has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Arcata tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Arcata tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Arcata

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Arcata. The warmest months in Arcata are August and April, when temperatures reach 73 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Arcata is March with 8.5 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.03 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Arcata

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. Arcata has 526 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Arcata comes in at $30 per night. On average, a place to stay in Arcata will cost you $113 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Arcata can pick from 254 places to stay that provide WiFi. 41 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Arcata, you'll want to pick from 244 places to stay that provide parking. 7 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 77 pet-friendly places to stay in Arcata, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Arcata, including 197 places to stay from Airbnb, 55 accommodations from VRBO and 8 places to stay from priceline

336 of our accommodations in Arcata have been reviewed and rated. 85% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 157 places to stay right now.

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