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 hottest month in Eureka is April, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Eureka is February with 11.1 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.05 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 577 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Eureka, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Eureka comes in at $27 per night. On average, a place to stay in Eureka will cost you $155 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 220 accommodations in Eureka that have WiFi. We have 42 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 12 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Eureka by car, be sure to choose from 213 accommodations that provide parking. 7 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
AllTheRooms has 78 pet-friendly places to stay in Eureka, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.
In Eureka AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 168 places to stay from Airbnb, 11 accommodations from VRBO and 11 places to stay from priceline.
356 of our places to stay in Eureka have been rated by previous guests. They rated 72% as excellent or good. 126 accommodations allow instant booking.