8 days in Eureka, Redwood National Park & Tillamook Itinerary

8 days in Eureka, Redwood National Park & Tillamook Itinerary

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Eureka
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Tillamook
— 3 nights
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Eureka

— 3 nights
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kids will appreciate attractions like Redwood Highway and Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka: Klamath (Trees of Mystery & Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial) and Weott (Humboldt Redwoods State Park & Founders Grove). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Avenue of the Giants, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hikshari Trail, appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, and meet the residents at Sequoia Park Zoo.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Eureka trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Eureka is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get little chillier in Eureka: highs are around 64°F and lows about 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park journey website.

You can drive from Eureka to Redwood National Park in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Redwood National Park can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Tillamook.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Tillamook

— 3 nights
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Oswald West State Park and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tillamook: Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem) and Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, and take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Tillamook takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in August: highs in Tillamook hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips