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.
Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Bed and Breakfast and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Arcata has 532 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Arcata is available at $35 per night. A typical accommodation in Arcata costs on average $116 per night.
If you want internet access during your time in Arcata, then you can choose from over 279 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 43 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 8 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Arcata, you'll want to pick from 262 places to stay that provide parking. We have 7 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to choose one of the 81 pet-friendly accommodations available.
356 of our accommodations in Arcata have been reviewed and rated. 82% are rated excellent or good. 163 accommodations allow instant booking.