Dec 082012
 
#1 Humboldt County Wines

Humboldt County is becoming a destination for tasting unique, handcrafted wines. There is a dedicated community of artisan wineries and vineyards whose passion and enthusiasm >more

Dec 082012
 
#2 Humboldt County Breweries

Humboldt County is known for its excellent craft beers and small breweries. Tours and tastings are not just for wine lovers anymore; beer aficionados are >more

Dec 082012
 
#3 Casinos in Humboldt

Going to a casino can be an incredibly rewarding experience, and there are many places to try your luck in Humboldt County. At Bear River >more

Dec 082012
 
#4 Get Creative with Beads

Whether wearing it, admiring it or making it, most people simply love jewelry. If you like to create jewelry, you’ll discover many delightful bead shops >more

Dec 082012
 
#5 Farmers' Markets

A coastal climate and long growing season help Humboldt County farmers’ produce a bountiful crop each year. At local farmers’ markets, you’ll find everything from >more

Dec 082012
 
#6 Guided Nature Adventures

It can be rewarding to head out on your own to one of the many hiking trails that crisscross the rugged wilderness of Humboldt County, >more

Dec 082012
 
#7 Redwood Adventures

Want to get away from it all and enjoy some quality time in the great outdoors? Redwood Parks Lodge Company offers full-service hospitality to all >more

Dec 082012
 
#8 Six Rivers National Forest

Six Rivers National Forest is an enormous forest offering a wide variety of activities for people of every age. The forest encompasses nearly one million >more

Dec 082012
 
#9 Humboldt's Motorcycle Scene

Humboldt County is a favorite of motorcycle and antique car aficionados from all over the country. Highway 101, the Avenue of the Giants and Hwy >more

Dec 082012
 
#10 Bicycling and Running

Take in the natural beauty of Humboldt County and let “people power” carry you to the finish line with cycling and running races. Local running >more

Dec 082012
 
#13 One Log House

Domicile, habitat, home — it’s where your heart is or isn’t. In the case of the One-Log House, the heartwood of a 2,100 year old >more

Dec 082012
 
#14 Richardson Grove State Park

Heading north on Hwy 101 from Mendocino into Humboldt County, you will encounter significant old-growth redwood forests at Richardson Grove State Park. Established in 1922 >more

Dec 082012
 
#15 Benbow Golf Course

With meticulously tended greens and glorious Humboldt County views, the Benbow Valley Golf Course near Garberville is not only the lone public golf course in >more

Dec 082012
 
#16 Southern Humboldt Community Park

Let nature be your playground at the Southern Humboldt Community Park. You can explore 431 acres of grasslands, farmland, upland forests, and native redwoods. This >more

Dec 082012
 
#17 Shelter Cove's Abundant Wildlife

The King Range National Conservation Area, established in 1970 as the nation’s first National Conservation Area, is an extremely special place for nature- and wildlife-lovers. >more

Dec 082012
 
#18 Pacific Ocean Fishing

Shelter Cove is one of California’s premiere ocean fishing destinations. Fishermen come for the salmon, which are found close to the shore here May through >more

Dec 082012
 
#19 King Range and Lost Coast Trail

The King Range National Conservation Area is unlike any other place in the continental United States. Here, in this 35-mile long, 68,000-acre stretch of coastal >more

Dec 082012
 
#21 Punta Gorda Lighthouse

If there was an Alcatraz of lighthouses in the early 1900s, the Punta Gorda light station was reputed to be it. Isolated and as lonely >more

Dec 082012
 
#22 The Riverwood Inn

Once thought to be a dying institution, the all-American roadhouse still survives in northern California. Roadhouses are small, old inns, usually with a dance hall, >more

Dec 082012
 
#23 Humboldt Redwoods State Park

The natural crown jewel of the county is Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This is a definitive spot to see the magnificence of California’s famous coastal >more

Dec 082012
 
#24 The Myers Country Inn

The peaceful village of Myers Flat is nestled in the heart of the redwood forest, a centerpiece of the Avenue of the Giants. The Myers >more

Dec 082012
 
#25 Shrine Drive Thru Tree

During the early 1920s, promoters of California’s tourism industry devised a clever way to entice visitors to see the captivating beauty of the redwood forests—cut >more

Dec 082012
 
#26 Redwoods Hiking Trails

Humboldt Redwoods State Park has hundreds of miles of trails. There are so many it’s hard to decide where to hike. View our map on >more

Dec 082012
 
#27 Eel River Swimming Holes

One of the most striking features of Humboldt County is the magnificent Eel River. The North and Middle Forks of the Eel have been designated >more

Dec 082012
 
#29 Cuneo Creek Horse Camp

Cuneo Creek Horse Camp is a complete campground designed specifically for equestrians and their animals. The camp features five family campsites, accommodating up to eight >more

Dec 082012
 
#30 The Immortal Tree

Along the Avenue of the Giants off Hwy 101 stands one of the most durable trees in history. The Immortal Tree is over 950 years >more

Dec 082012
 
#31 Redwoods Driving Tour

Take a historic drive through the redwoods. The 32-mile stretch of road running parallel to today’s Hwy 101 follows an old stagecoach road. As the >more

Dec 082012
 
#32 The Eternal Tree House

When visiting the Avenue of the Giants, a fascinating stop is the Eternal Tree House. This one-time giant of nature endured over 2,500 years before >more

Dec 082012
 
#34 Scenic Highway 36

Amazing natural beauty abounds in Humboldt County. With idyllic hiking and biking trails, breathtaking mountains, redwoods, rivers and wildlife the views are practically endless. To >more

Dec 082012
 
#37 Historic Ferndale Cemetery

A stroll through Ferndale’s Cemetery is a trip through the history of the town and the people who founded it. Some of the headstones date >more

Dec 082012
 
#38 Fortuna Depot Museum

In 1889 the Eel River and Eureka Railroad constructed a depot at the foot of 7th Street. It remained in service through 1965, and in >more

Dec 082012
 
#39 Korobi Stables

A great way to enjoy the northcoast from a different perspective is to ride on horseback. While horseback riding anywhere can be an adventure, taking >more

Dec 082012
 
#40 Salmon Pass Trail

Set out on a hike through the Headwaters Forest Reserve with a knowledgeable guide. Meet up with the Park Ranger who will be your guide >more

Dec 082012
 
#41 Rohner Park

Treat yourself and your family to a day in the park. Fortuna’s Rohner Park has a long history of memory-making for local folks and visitors >more

Dec 082012
 
#43 Loleta Cheese Factory

The processes used to make some of the most delectable dairy foods in the world involve the finest ingredients, lots of labor and, most importantly, >more

Dec 082012
 
#44 Old Town Eureka

Old Town Eureka has the delightful charm of a European village or Victorian seaport. Established in 1850, the town was and still is Humboldt County’s >more

Dec 082012
 
#45 Parasol Arts Pottery Painting

Paint your own pottery: choose from over 100 different ceramic items—from dinnerware, cookie jars and pitchers to holiday ornaments, tiles, toy banks and treasure boxes. >more

Dec 082012
 
#46 Eureka's Historic Buildings

In the Victorian style of architecture, more is better: more decorative flourishes; more ornate carvings, turrets and gables; more craftsmen and more embellishment. Take a >more

Dec 082012
 
#48 Kayak on  Humboldt Bay

Humboldt Bay offers excellent paddling adventures for everyone from the novice to the expert. Several companies offer kayaking and paddleboarding on the Bay, with guided >more

Dec 082012
 
#49 Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum

Humboldt Bay was settled in the early 19th century and has had a rich seafaring history filled with adventure, passion, and especially, disaster. From 1850 >more

Dec 082012
 
#51 Humboldt Botanical Gardens

The Humboldt Botanical Garden is a place where family members of all ages can relax and experience the wonders of nature. The 44.5 acre garden >more

Dec 082012
 
#52 Morris Graves Museum of Art

Great works of art can bring you to another time and place entirely. In the heart of Humboldt County, experience stirring works of art at >more

Dec 082012
 
#53 Clarke Historical Museum

The rich and diverse history of Humboldt County and California’s northern coast are delightfully depicted at the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka. Housed in a >more

Dec 082012
 
#54 Eureka's Murals

One of the great things about Eureka is the amazing support the town gives to local artists. Public, outdoor art manifests itself in the form >more

Dec 082012
 
#56 Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

Fort Humboldt State Historic Park, located just outside of Eureka, is a must-see for history buffs. Situated on a bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay, Fort Humboldt >more

Dec 082012
 
#58 Sequoia Park Zoo

Sequoia Park Zoo is five acres of fun, adventure, and education for children and adults alike. The 105-year old AZA-accredited Zoo sits adjacent to a >more

Dec 082012
 
#60 Headwaters Forest Reserve

Imagine standing under a towering forest canopy, streams of light coming through the leaves and the gentle twitter of birds echoing from the woods surrounding >more

Dec 082012
 
#62 Auto Races at Samoa Drag Strip

Redwood Acres Raceway at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka is a semi-banked oval, 3/8-mile asphalt racetrack. It has a vintage covered grandstand with a snack >more

Dec 082012
 
#63 Humboldt Roller Derby

Combine athletic women, hot pants, a great announcer, food, beer, a live band, a family filled crowd and what do you get? Humboldt Roller Derby >more

Dec 082012
 
#65 Arcata's Historic Landmarks

The scenic beauty of Humboldt County is apparent everywhere you look, and Arcata is a great spot to experience some remarkable historic places. The town >more

Dec 082012
 
#66 Holly Yashi Handcrafted Jewelry

In 1981, two young and talented entrepreneurs began a jewelry business in their single car garage. Thirty years later, in 2011, co-founders Holly Hosterman and >more

Dec 082012
 
#70 Redwood Canopy Tour

Experience Humboldt County’s towering redwoods in a whole new way: from the tree’s vantage point. The majestic redwoods were featured as the cover story in >more

Dec 082012
 
#71 Arcata Community Forest

If you’re looking for attractions in the rugged outdoors close to all the comforts of town, the Arcata Community Forest is perfect. This incredible redwood >more

Dec 082012
 
#72 Humboldt Crabs Baseball

Known as America’s favorite pastime, watching baseball is one of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon. Just because there aren’t any Big League >more

Dec 082012
 
#73 Mad River County Park

For a magnificent, memorable beach and riverside experience, head straight to Mad River County Park. See wildlife in its natural habitat along the shores of >more

Dec 082012
 
#74 The Arcata Skatepark

Skateboarders will find that the Arcata Skatepark a great spot to ride. If you’re not a skater, you’ll still love watching experienced riders hit the >more

Dec 082012
 
#75 Arcata Community Pool

During certain times of the year, the weather in Humboldt County won’t cooperate when you want to experience the wonderful outdoor activities the area has >more

Dec 082012
 
#76 Freshwater Park

Freshwater Park is only a couple of miles east of the beautiful little community of Freshwater but steps decades back in time — back to >more

Dec 082012
 
#77 Hammond Coastal Trail

One of the best places to bike, hike, jog, or ride a horse in Humboldt County is the Hammond Coastal Trail. Part of the California >more

Dec 082012
 
#80 Mirador Glass Studio

Visit the Mirador Glass studio to watch these talented artists literally breathe life into their creations. Browse the gallery and enjoy the many beautiful creations >more

Dec 082012
 
#81 Azalea State Nature Reserve

If gardens are your interest, you’ll love Azalea State Nature Reserve, particularly in the spring when this 30-acre park is in full bloom. The beauty >more

Dec 082012
 
#83 Trinidad State Beach

One of the most popular and spectacularly beautiful beaches in Humboldt County is Trinidad State Beach, a rock-strewn, mile long expanse of sandy beach that >more

Dec 082012
 
#84 Trinidad Bay

Trinidad’s coastline is impressive from the beach, but it’s even more beautiful from the water as you paddle among seastacks and out into Trinidad Bay. >more

Dec 082012
 
#85 Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Many people love to see the historical lighthouses that dot the coast of Northern California. The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is a shining example of these. >more

Dec 082012
 
#86 Patrick's Point State Park

Patrick’s Point State Park is located in the heart of Redwood Country. If seeing spectacular panoramas, rocky cliffs, hiking trails and sandy beaches is always >more

Dec 082012
 
#88 Sumeg Village

Today, members of the Yurok Tribe live in modern houses and have modern-day lifestyles. Many of the nearly 5,000 enrolled members of California’s largest Indian >more

Dec 082012
 
#90 Kayak Trips

Located 50 minutes north of Eureka and 45 minutes south of Crescent City, Orick serves as a gateway to Redwood National and State Parks and >more

Dec 082012
 
#91 Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Agate hunting, bird-watching, beachcombing, boating and whale watching are all popular outdoor activities for families along the West Coast. One of the best places to >more

Dec 082012
 
#92 Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Prairie Creek is a small drainage entering the Pacific Ocean near Orick. This unassuming waterway is the namesake of the 23-square-mile Prairie Creek Redwoods State >more

Dec 082012
 
#93 Amazing Fern Canyon

Fern Canyon is a spot in Humboldt County where you can take a leisurely stroll, leave everything else behind and enter a magical world. As >more

Dec 082012
 
#94 Klamath River Jet Boat Tours

The Klamath River is known around the world as a beautiful, pristine river that runs from Altamont in Klamath County of Southern Oregon, dips into >more

Dec 082012
 
#96 Trinity River Scenic Byway

Between the Central Valley of California and the Pacific Coast are some of the most magnificent roads you could ever hope to drive. One such >more

Dec 082012
 
#97 River Rafting and Fishing

Rushing rapids, calm and peaceful waters and fantastic sights are just a few of the things that await you on the Trinity River. You can >more

Dec 082012
 
#98 Mad River Fish Hatchery

The Mad River Fish Hatchery, operated by the California Department of Fish & Game was built to enhance local salmon, steelhead and trout populations. Salmon >more

Dec 082012
 
#100 Hoopa Tribal Museum

Thousands of years before the Europeans ever reached the coast of California, Native Americans lived a rich and cultured life in the area now known >more

Dec 082012
 
#101 Bigfoot Scenic Highway

There are few drives more beautiful in Humboldt County than the one along the Bigfoot Scenic Byway, also known as Hwy 96. The road begins >more