With Humboldt Bay on one side and pristine Redwood forest on the other, Arcata California is a truly unique and beautiful vacation destination. Everything is within walking distance in this small town including many boutique shops and restaurants catering
to Humboldt State University (HSU). Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the renowned Arcata Marsh wetlands as well as the Hike-Bike-Horse trails of Redwood Park. Nightlife includes many big name entertainment acts presented by HSU Center Arts as well as a vibrant
downtown with venues such as the historic Arcata Theater Lounge. Special events such as the worlds first and only Kinetic Sculpture Race, the North Country Fair, and the weekly Arcata Farmer’s Market, all taking place downtown on the Arcata Plaza.
For mountain bikers Arcata offers well-maintained accessible trails throughout the community forest (trail map). For more ambitious cyclists the trail now extends deep into the redwood forests of the surrounding hillsides thanks to the Samuels Conservation
The Arcata Marsh is known for it’s natural beauty and extensive bird and wildlife habitat. It is also known for its leading example of environmentally friendly wastewater treatment facility. After decades of wetlands restoration the marsh is now the home
to over 300 species of birds, and wildlife including River Otters, Pacific Tree Frogs, Gray Foxes, Bobcats, Red-legged Frogs, and Rough-skinned Newts. Learn more about the marsh here.
Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure in the redwoods or to enjoy a locally brewed beer and catch a show, Arcata CA has much to offer. Vacation Rentals are available for all group sizes and budgets.
Featured Vacation Rentals in Arcata:
Park Avenue Guest House
Elegant 2 Bdrm, 1.5 bath home with two decks with your backyard right on Arcata Community Forest and Park!
Beautiful Bay, Town, & Distant Pacific Ocean Views.
Serene Redwood Retreat
Perfect Couple's Retreat. Open layout on park setting surrounded by Redwoods. You really do feel like you
are on a retreat when you are here.
Craftsman in Downtown Arcata
3 Bdrm, 2 Bath w/ Hot Tub, Sauna, Game Room, Sun Room, Formal Dining Room, Fireplace, Wonderfully Restored, Clean, New
Interior. Perfect for a family, extended family, or a friend's retreat!
Additional Vacation Rentals in Arcata Include:
6 Bedroom Bella Vista
Fickle Hill Open Studio
Downtown Digs - New, Slick & 1 dog allowed
North Town Loft
Coastal Calm Stylish 2 Bedroom
Magic Garden Home
Chateau de Arcata
Pristine Arcata Studio