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.
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.
The best time to visit Arcata is from June to September.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Arcata. The hottest month in Arcata is April, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Arcata is February with 11.1 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.05 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. Arcata has 2036 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Arcata can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $25 per night. On average, a place to stay in Arcata will cost you $111 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 512 accommodations in Arcata that have WiFi. We have 86 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Arcata by car, be sure to choose from 486 accommodations that provide parking. 14 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
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In Arcata AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 398 places to stay from Airbnb, 16 accommodations from VRBO and 16 places to stay from priceline.
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