Arcata is a small city located in Humboldt County in northern California. Arcata is known for its’ hiking and parks, such as the Redwood Park. The city is also close to Six Rivers National Forest and the Lake Shasta Caverns.
Have drinks with your friends at the Six Rivers Brewery, which is one of the first female owned breweries in the state. For an outdoor adventure, go hiking at the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, which has five miles of trails. You can also walk through the famous Redwood Park and hike your way through the Arcata Community Forest. If you’re visiting in September, make sure to check out the North Country Fair, which is a celebration that takes over the streets with live music. If you’re craving Italian food for dinner, try the pizza at Mazzotti’s Ristorante Italiano. For dessert, have ice cream from the local Arcata Scoop or have a crepe at Renata’s Creperie.
Take a day trip to Six Rivers National Forest, which is about a two-hour drive from Arcata. Six Rivers National Forest includes almost one million acres of land and over 100 miles of hiking trails. The Klamath River, which is the second longest river in California, also runs through the forest and is a great place to go boating and fishing. Another fun day trip you can take while staying in Arcata is to Redding, California. Redding is just under a three-hour drive from Arcata. Redding is one of the top ten trout fishing destinations in the U.S. You can also see science exhibits at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, wander through the Lake Shasta Caverns, and see the famous Sundial Bridge. A day trip that’s a little further away is to Lassen National Forest, which is a little over four hours by car. In Lassen National Forest you can go hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and more.
Stay in a private cottage surrounded by Redwoods that’s perfect for a couple’s retreat or stay in a bungalow within walking distance of downtown Arcata and the farmer’s market. Arcata also has several two and three star hotels to choose from. The Blue Lake Casino Hotel features several dining options and a casino. If you’re looking for a gym and outdoor pool, consider staying at the Red Lion Hotel Eureka. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Arcata vacation rental today!
You can take the A&MRTS, which is the public bus system in Arcata. The buses run Monday through Friday and have limited routes available on Saturdays. If you would rather rent a car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a location in Arcata or you can go to McKinleyville, which is a town near Arcata, where there is a Hertz and Alamo Rent A Car branch.
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