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Eureka Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Eureka

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.

Best Time to Visit Eureka

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.

Price and Availability Index in Eureka

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Eureka is in June, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Eureka is in the high season in August. Eureka has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Eureka tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Eureka tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Eureka

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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.

Vacation Rentals in Eureka

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. Eureka has 564 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Eureka is available at $27 per night. On average, a place to stay in Eureka will cost you $158 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Eureka, then you can choose from over 203 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 37 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 14 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Eureka? Then choose one of the 197 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 7 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 74 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Eureka AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 151 places to stay from Airbnb, 11 accommodations from VRBO and 11 places to stay from priceline.

345 accommodations in Eureka have been reviewed: 80% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 111 places to stay right now.

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