Red Lion Hotel Eureka is located in one of the "Best Small Arts Towns" in America. Known for its classic Victorian architecture and vibrant arts community, Eureka has been able to hold onto its small-town character over the years.
When you visit Eureka, CA, make sure to explore the fairs and festivals taken place along Old Town's tree-lined streets and Waterfront Park.
Get lost in all the exciting Eureka, CA things to do in the historic downtown area -including museums, shops and restaurants. Or embark on an outdoor adventure with kayaking, fishing, golfing and more.
There are loads of things to do in Eureka, CA, check out our favorites.
Avenue of the Giants
View the majestic Redwoods by car along the 31-mile Avenue of the Giants. Drive through the Chandelier Tree, hike Founder's Grove and enjoy a picnic alongside stunning rivers and towering Redwoods.
Trinidad Beach is a charming and secluded spot near a gorgeous rocky shoreline and some of California's most picture-perfect state parks with dozens of private campgrounds and vacation rentals.
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Located just south of Eureka on Humboldt Bay, Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge was created to preserve the birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, invertebrates and plants of the bay. Visit in Spring to witness thousands of Aleutian Geese fly off for the season.
The Historic Victorian Village of Ferndale
The Historic Victorian Village of Ferndale is known for its fascinating history, distinctive shopping, fine dining and local theatre. Take in a show at the Ferndale Repertory Theater or take a stroll along Main Street -a National Register Historic district, known for its exquisitely preserved commercial and residential buildings.
Enjoy this amazing natural wonder, approximately an hour drive from Eureka. Explore nature while you hike through canyons and immerse yourself in the rich forest. Famously known for being a location for the 2nd Jurassic Park movie the Lost World.