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Arcata, California is a city located on the north coast of the state, near Redwood National and State Parks. It's a good choice for travellers interested in a mix of outdoor activities and a quirky, artistic town. Arcata is home to the Arcata Community Forest, a sprawling redwood forest with hiking and biking trails. The town itself has a historic plaza with shops, restaurants, and the Jacoby's Storehouse, a restored Victorian-era building. If you're looking for a beach experience, Clam Beach County Park is a short drive away. Arcata appeals to a variety of interests, making it a well-rounded destination for your trip.

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Airports near Arcata

Planning a trip to Arcata? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Arcata.

Arcata-Eureka Airport

This is the closest airport to Arcata, located just 15 minutes away by car. It is a commercial passenger airport with flights to and from major cities in California and Oregon.


Redding Municipal Airport

Located approximately 2 hours south of Arcata, Redding Municipal Airport is another option for travellers. It offers commercial flights to several destinations within California.


Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport

Situated about 3 hours south of Arcata, this airport serves the Medford area in Oregon. It offers a variety of commercial flights to major cities across the United States.


San Francisco International Airport

If you are willing to drive a bit further, San Francisco International Airport is a major hub with numerous international and domestic flights. It is approximately a 5-hour drive from Arcata, so you may need to consider a connecting flight or a longer road trip to reach your final destination.

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Things to do in Arcata

Exploring Arcata's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

Redwood National and State Parks

Located near Arcata and Eureka, the Redwood National and State Parks are a must-visit for nature lovers. Home to the tallest and oldest trees on Earth, the coast redwoods, you can explore through hiking, scenic drives, and camping. Stand in awe of these giants and immerse in the peacefulness of ancient forests.

Old Town Eureka

Discover Old Town Eureka's historic charm with Victorian architecture, boutique shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Clarke Historical Museum to learn about the region's history. Enjoy vibrant events and festivals year-round.

Humboldt Bay

Located in Eureka, Humboldt Bay is a scenic spot for outdoor lovers. With marshes, wetlands, and sandy beaches, it's perfect for kayaking, paddleboarding, and boating. Bird enthusiasts can spot migratory birds, and seafood lovers can enjoy fresh oysters.