4 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

4 days in Humboldt County Itinerary

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Shelter Cove
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Eureka
— 2 nights
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Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport

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Shelter Cove

Shelter Cove is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head outdoors with Founders Grove and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sands Beach.

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San Francisco to Shelter Cove is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In March, Shelter Cove is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 57°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Eureka.

Things to do in Shelter Cove

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Eureka

— 2 nights
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Redwood Highway, immerse yourself in nature at Sequoia Park Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humboldt Botanical Garden, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Humboldt State Historic Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ferndale Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Immortal Tree, then delve into the lush surroundings at Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, and finally take a peaceful walk through Headwaters Forest Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka trip planner.

Drive from Shelter Cove to Eureka in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trinidad.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Nature · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Trinidad

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Humboldt Lagoons State Park, take a leisurely stroll along Trinidad Harbor, and then pause for some photo ops at Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip builder website.

Trinidad is just a stone's throw from Eureka. In March in Trinidad, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Humboldt County travel guide

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Scenic Drive · State Parks · Landmarks