3 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

3 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

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3 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Arcata
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Miranda
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

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Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Hikshari Trail and then cruise along Redwood Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Carson Mansion, make a trip to Old Town Eureka, then immerse yourself in nature at Patrick's Point State Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Arcata trip planner .

San Francisco to Arcata is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Arcata hover around 64°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miranda.

Things to do in Arcata

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Eureka, Trinidad
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Patrick's Point State Park ©
Patrick's Point State Park
Carson Mansion ©
Carson Mansion
Old Town Eureka ©
Old Town Eureka

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Miranda

Miranda ©
Miranda is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Avenue of the Giants. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at High Water Mark, then take a memorable drive along Humboldt Redwoods State Park, then take a memorable drive along Avenue of the Giants, and finally view the masterpieces at Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miranda trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Arcata to Miranda in 1.5 hours. In August in Miranda, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miranda

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Weott, Avenue of the Giants
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Avenue of the Giants ©
Avenue of the Giants
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery ©
Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery