9 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

9 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

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9 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Trinidad
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Garberville
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

4
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse and Ferndale Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Moonstone Beach and Hammond Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trinidad: Clendenen's Cider Works (in Fortuna), Eureka (Lost Coast Brewery Taproom & Hikshari Trail) and Fern Cottage (in Ferndale). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Big Lagoon County Park, shop like a local with Arcata Farmers' Market, take an in-depth tour of Clarke Historical Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Humboldt Lagoons State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Trinidad online driving holiday planner .

Atlanta to Trinidad is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Atlanta in May, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Trinidad: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Garberville.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka, Ferndale, Clendenen's Cider Works, Arcata Farmers' Market, Hammond Trail
Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Lagoons State Park ©
Humboldt Lagoons State Park
Ferndale Museum ©
Ferndale Museum
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery

4
nights
Garberville

Garberville ©
Garberville is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Founders Grove and Black Sands Beach. Get in touch with nature at Lost Coast Trail and Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Garberville: The Immortal Tree (in Redcrest), Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum (in Fortuna) and Headwaters Forest Reserve (in Eureka). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Briceland Vineyards, take a memorable drive along Avenue of the Giants, and appreciate the history behind High Water Mark.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Garberville trip planner .

You can drive from Trinidad to Garberville in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Garberville can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Garberville

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eureka, Weott, Briceland Vineyards, Black Sands Beach, The Immortal Tree
Highlights from your plan
Founders Grove ©
Founders Grove
Black Sands Beach ©
Black Sands Beach
The Immortal Tree ©
The Immortal Tree