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Arcata Travel Guide, California

Arcata, CA US – Overview: Traveler’s Heaven

If you are planning a trip to experience the magnificent north coast of California with placid summers and cool soggy winters, Arcata, CA must be the first and foremost choice. The surroundings of the city can rightly be called as traveler’s heaven, as it is bordered by red wood-forested mountains in the east and the stunning Pacific Ocean to the west.


The marine influenced climate of Arcata makes it a real treat for the visitors, with chilling spring winds and cold costal beaches.

Getting close to the nature

The major highlight of Arcata is the Arcata Community Forest having more than 600 acres covered with ferns and red wooded trees. A morning walk in the forest, enjoying the wildlife habitat creates a recreational treat for the visitors. Another worth seeing place in Arcata is Arcata Mash and wild life Sanctuary. Amazing sites of colorful gardens, funky cottages and craftsman bungalows add freshness and brightness.

Cuisines in Arcata

There are amazingly sophisticated arrays of restaurants in Arcata tempting passer-bys with the wide variety of their food ranging from Cajun to Mexican. You can dine out at various restaurants and can enjoy typical Arcata food like grilled duck and roasted chicken at economical prices. Restaurants in Arcata offer eclectic mix of dishes like fried catfish and of course jambalaya.


Hotels in Arcata are provided with all the facilities and services for suiting the needs and requirements of its boarders. Most hotels are located in the areas where travelers can easily access the business communities and other popular sights. You can choose from a long list of hotels, lodges and accommodation apartments. Hotel Arcata is one of the best hotels in Arcata, in Arcata Plaza. Other choices may be Lady Anne’s B and B Inn and Cats Cradle B and B.

Revolution Bike as Transport

You can hire a Revolution Bike and can enjoy its ride for $ 25 per day, which is not only exciting but also affordable.

So, in Arcata, you can start your day with a hike in the misty woods and end it up in a hot sauna tub. Thus, it truly is a traveler’s heaven.

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