Things To Do in Humboldt County, CA

Things to do in Humboldt County are listed by cities below such as Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville, Fortuna and Myrtletown. Humboldt County, located along northern California's Pacific coastline, is home to some of the most beautiful terrain in the country, with majestic redwoods, clean beaches, and grass-topped hills. Eureka is the largest city in the area, boasting hundreds of examples of Victorian architecture, with the Old Town area showcasing a variety of local shops and businesses. Historic Ferndale has the feel of an old Victorian town, while Trinidad is a historic port city, and both of them are highly recommended destinations for anyone visiting the area. If you prefer the outdoors, Redwood National Park, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, the Avenue of the Giants, and many other areas offer excellent hiking through the towering redwoods. If you prefer to sight-see from a vehicle, countless scenic byways run along the coast, giving an excellent view of both the forest and the seashore. With Humboldt County being the center of the Emerald Triangle, many people come to visit for the local agricultural output as well. Arcata is the local college town with Humboldt State University, and offers a huge variety of eco-friendly businesses and products as well as vegetarian and vegan restaurants, for a shopping or dining experience not found many other places. Many local campgrounds are available along the coastal beaches and in the mountains, both for tent camping and RV use, as well as a number of local and national hotels. An off-road-vehicle park and a boat ramp are available for those who bring their toys with them to the rolling dunes of the beautiful Samoa Peninsula jutting out in the Eureka and Arcata area.

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Upcoming Events in Humboldt County

Jan 31
Winter Race Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k Virtual Race & Challenge, in Eureka, CA, takes place January 31, 2015 and ends on February 01, 2015.

Mar 02
to Apr 17
ITW's Online Thriller School, in Eureka, CA, takes place March 02, 2015 and ends on April 17, 2015.

to November
Arcata Plaza CFM Saturday Farmers Market, in Arcata, California, takes place April 01, 2015 and ends in November. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by North Coast Growers Association and will be located at Arcata Plaza, G Street & 8th Street.

to September
Trinidad Sunday Farmers Market, in Trinidad, California, takes place May 01, 2015 and ends in September. This Farmers Market event will be located at Murphy's Store Lot, View and Main Street.

to October
Garberville CFM Friday Farmers Market, in Garberville, California, takes place May 01, 2015 and ends in October. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Southern Humboldt Farmers' Market and will be located at Church Street in Town Square.

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