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

Explore Eureka and its Hikshari’ Trail Near Fortuna

The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna makes a great ‘home base’ for your California Redwood Coast vacation – in addition to the Redwoods with its Avenue of the Giants, our website’s local area page highlights the many other attractions you’ll … Continue reading

Fortuna Christmas 2017: Holiday Lights Music & Home Tour

Visitors to Fortuna can join in its holiday festivities throughout December. Main Street is aglow with holiday lights each evening, and the Christmas Electric Light Parade will add the spectacle of vehicles decorated in thousands of holiday lights on Friday, … Continue reading

Fortuna Eureka and Ferndale Lighted Truck Parades 2017

Northern California leads the nation in Lighted Truck Parades, and visitors to Humboldt can enjoy these spectacles in Fortuna on Friday, December 8, 2017, Eureka on Saturday, December 9, 2017,as well as a Lighted Tractor Parade in Ferndale’s Victorian Village … Continue reading

Ferndale CA Victorian Christmas Celebrations 2017

If you’re looking to getaway for an old-fashioned Christmas in California, head for Ferndale’s Victorian Village, less than 10 miles away from the Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna. Ferndale’s holiday season kicks off on Thanksgiving weekend with the premiere of … Continue reading

Halloween Stories – Haunted Places in Eureka and Ferndale

As Halloween approaches, some guests may wonder about spirits of early Californians that may linger near Fortuna. While none reside at The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, there are stories about ghosts who haunt Ferndale, Scotia, Samoa, and Eureka. Here are just … Continue reading