Black Sands Beach at Shelter Cove: 1 of CA 11 Top Bucket List Beaches

Black Sands Beach, 1 of the 11 Top Bucket List Beaches of California, is located at the north end of Shelter Cove, in southern Humboldt County. All 11 beaches on this Bucket List are “unique and amazing…Most are off-the-beaten-path so … Continue reading

Best Apple Cider at Fortuna Apple Harvest Festival + Street Fair 2019

The 35th Annual Fortuna Apple Harvest Festival and Downtown Street Fair will be held Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6, 2019. There’ll be plenty of family friendly fun all weekend throughout Fortuna – orchard tours, live music, everything apple, … Continue reading

Humboldt Haunted Places – Ghosts of the Redwood Coast

California’s Redwood Coast may be one of the most haunted areas along the Pacific, with ghostly tales about places in Eureka, Samoa, Ferndale, and Scotia, all within about 20 miles of The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna, CA. In addition … Continue reading

Western Azaleas Bloom on Humboldt CA Redwood Coast

Azaleas and rhododendrons burst into bloom along Humboldt County’s Redwood Coast from April through late May each year. Western azaleas, a type of Rhododentron (Rhododendron occidentale), are one of only two rhododendron species native to the West Coast. In spring, … Continue reading

Tour Redwood Grove Designed by CA Architect Julia Morgan

Humboldt County is best known for its towering redwood forests, but visitors also can tour famous California architect Julia Morgan’s Redwood Grove country estate. The historic Arts & Crafts style home and landscaped grounds are tucked among the old growth … Continue reading