7 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

7 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Humboldt County trip planner

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Trinidad
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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Shelter Cove
— 1 night
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Weott
— 2 nights
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Trinidad

— 3 nights
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. Escape the urban bustle at Trinidad State Beach and Patrick's Point State Park. You'll get in some beach time at Camel Rock and Moonstone Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Trinidad: Orick (Gold Bluffs Beach, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Big Lagoon County Park, appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor, and stroll through College Cove.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Trinidad online tour planner.

Washington DC to Trinidad is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Trinidad. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get slightly colder in Trinidad: highs are around 60°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Shelter Cove.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Shelter Cove

— 1 night
Shelter Cove is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. On the 7th (Fri), look for gifts at Legend of Big Foot, learn about winemaking at Briceland Vineyards, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sands Beach.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shelter Cove online itinerary planner.

Getting from Trinidad to Shelter Cove by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Weott.

Things to do in Shelter Cove

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Weott

— 2 nights
Weott is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. On the 8th (Sat), head outdoors with Founders Grove, admire all the interesting features of Avenue of the Giants, then appreciate the history behind High Water Mark, and finally admire all the interesting features of Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Weott trip website.

You can drive from Shelter Cove to Weott in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Weott are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Weott

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Humboldt County travel guide

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Scenic Drive · State Parks · Landmarks