Arcata Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Arcata

  • Attractive Downtown Cottage
     Cottage
    HolidayLettings
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    $206
  • The Lemon Haven
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $289
  • Downtown home with private deck - close to shopping and restaurants!
     3br Home/Apartment
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    $338
  • Unique townhouse w/ a view of the Redwood Coast - next to HSU & trails!
     2br Townhouse
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    $273
  • Serene retreat surrounded by redwoods
     -1br Studio
    HolidayLettings
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    $246
  • Quiet family home complete w/ a wood stove & a furnished deck - near town
     3br Home/Apartment
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    $397
  • New one-story home w/ private deck and modern amenities
     Townhouse
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    $175
  • Dog-friendly house w/ ocean views, a private tennis court, & an air hockey table
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $440

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Arcata Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Contemporary Executive home in the heart of town
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $220
  • Modern Elegance in the Heart of Town
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $288
  • Dog-friendly, centrally-located Arcata studio in a quiet neighborhood
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $127
  • Bayside Hilltop Retreat
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $132

Arcata Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Gorgeous, dog-friendly home w/ magnificent bay, meadow, & mountain views!
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
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    $582
  • Dog-friendly duplex w/a private back yard and firepit!
     Townhouse
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $185
  • Dog-friendly cabin w/beautiful pasture and bay views and near the ocean!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $349
  • Arcata Area Home w/ Courtyard, 10 Mi to Coast
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $318

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 in Arcata

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Arcata tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Arcata tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
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 December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Arcata

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Arcata. The warmest months in Arcata are March and May, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Arcata is November with 14.43 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 2.51 inches of rain.

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