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

Explore Dunes and Wildlife Habitat at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

The Humboldt Coastal Nature Center is the gateway to the Redwood Coast’s Manila Dunes, and over 1,000 acres of coastal wildlife habitat. It lies between the Manila Dunes Recreation Area to the south and the Ma-le’l Dunes Cooperative Management Area … Continue reading

Best Humboldt County Dog Friendly Beaches near Fortuna and Eureka

There are 10 dog friendly off-leash beaches along the 100 mile Redwood Coast in Humboldt County. Three beaches with Pacific Ocean access near Fortuna and Eureka are Centerville Beach, South Split, and Samoa Dunes Recreation Area. Letting your “four-legged friend … Continue reading

Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in California: Humboldt Kinetic Art Triathlon

Humboldt County’s Kinetic Grand Championship is one of the 9 Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in California. Founded by metal sculptor Hobart Brown in 1969, the 50th Humboldt Kinetic Grand Championship will be held May 25-27, 2019, along the Redwood Coast. … Continue reading

Humboldt Christmas Events: Lighted Trucker + Tractor Parades

Highlights of the Christmas holiday season in Humboldt County are three famous Christmas lighted trucker and tractor parades, plus spectacular lighted tree displays. You may come for a parade, but don’t miss all the other great musical and theatrical holiday … Continue reading

CA Redwood Coast #1 on Lonely Planet Best Places List

California’s Redwood Coast is #1 on Lonely Planet’s Best Places To Visit In The U.S. In 2018.  The List highlights the top ten “underrated, rejuvenated and out-of-this-world spots” in the entire country. The secret’s out about all the fantastic places … Continue reading

Best Whale Watching Along CA Redwood Coast

March, April and May are some of the best months to watch for whales migrating north along the Redwood Coast in Humboldt County. California (or eastern Pacific) gray whales make the longest known migration of any mammals, from winter calving … Continue reading