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.
Find the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. We have 536 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Arcata ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Arcata is just $10 per night. On average, an accommodation in Arcata will cost you $114 per night.
If you want an internet connection during your stay in Arcata, then you can choose from over 258 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 41 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 8 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Arcata? Then choose one of the 247 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 7 places to stay 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 202 places to stay from Airbnb, 8 accommodations from VRBO and 8 places to stay from priceline.
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