- Our list of the best things to do in Eureka, California, features the top 50 nearby activities — including 26 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Eureka, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Adventures, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Eureka, CA , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Arcata
Guests who travel down the Redwood Highway will have the opportunity to view the Benbow Inn, a 1920s Tudor-style hotel, and the Benbow Valley RV Resort & Golf Course. The route takes travelers by towns like Garberville and Scotia.
Visitors of Humboldt Bay Harbor Cruise - Madaket will be able to go on narrated, cocktail and eco cruises, which take visitors through Eureka's waterfront and offer views of shore birds. The location also hosts wedding cruises for guests to enjoy.
Humboats Kayak Adventures offers family friendly kayak trips off the coast of northern California. Certified guides are available for lessons and a plethora of wildlife can be seen in passing, including seals, herons and even whales.
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Humboldt Botanical Garden of Eureka CA is 44.5 acres with over 7 acres of formal gardens and 5 miles of hiking trails. Features include the ornamental terrace garden, native plant garden, riparian area, woodland garden and 100-foot earth mound.
The Sequoia Park Garden is a 67 acre facility that features walking and bicycle trails, two playgrounds, open turf grass, a restroom, a picnic area, a gazebo bandstand, and picnic tables. The site is adjacent to the Sequoia Park Zoo.
The Fort Humboldt State Historic Park offers guests the opportunity to explore the Fort Museum, a Logging Museum, an on-site bookstore, and outdoor logging machinery displays. The site also features picnic tables and public restrooms.