On the shores of Humboldt Bay lies the coastal city of Eureka. This Californian destination boasts Victorian-era historic districts, an esplanade with harbor views and even its own zoo. Full of art galleries, museums and shopping opportunities, visitors are never bored in Eureka. In particular, there are outdoor recreational activities that attract vacationers, with some of the oldest Redwood trees in the world. When it comes to dining, there is everything from seafood and American dishes to Chinese and Mexican food.
Top things to do in Eureka include exploring the Old Town. Here, you'll find historic Victorian buildings, as well as museums, cafés and stores. Elsewhere, Sequoia Park Zoo is the oldest zoo in California, with nearly 2000 animals to view, walk-in exhibits of birds and farm animals, and information for visitors to learn more about wildlife conservation.
For history lovers, Fort Humboldt State Historic Park has a historical museum to discover Fort Humboldt and the city of Eureka many years ago, as well as hiking trails and great wildlife watching. For a scenic drive, there is the Redwood Highway that follows the coastline and through the forests. Additionally, Sequoia Park Forest and Garden is ideal to experience the beauty of some of the oldest trees in the world.
The best time to visit Eureka is during the summer months for warm weather or in fall for the color changing of the leaves and trees.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Eureka. The warmest months in Eureka are July and March, when temperatures reach 85 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Eureka is November with 14.43 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 2.51 inches of rain.
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If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 246 accommodations in Eureka that have WiFi. We have 52 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 13 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Eureka, you'll want to pick from 248 places to stay that provide parking. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 73 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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