Tour Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka CA

Lost Coast Brewery
Lost Coast Brewery

The images of Lost Coast Brewery‘s beer labels have become well known across the entire country over the last 3 decades. However, this Humboldt County brewed craft beer has become famous not only for its playful labels but also for its award winning ales including Downtown Brown, Great White, Alleycat Amber, 8-Ball Stout, Indica Pale Ale, Lost Coast Pale Ale, Winterbraun, and Raspberry Brown, to name a few.

Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka CA
Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka CA

Having become a staple component not only of their local community but to much of the beer drinking community across the U.S. as well over the years, it is easy to see why a larger production facility eventually had to be constructed for this small town brewery. While it might have been easier for the owners to move their production facilities elsewhere, this huge expansion actually took place right where the company was originally conceived, its hometown, Eureka, CA.

Lost Coast Brewery's New Facility
Lost Coast Brewery’s New Facility

A completely new 15 million dollar free-standing facility was constructed on a 9.3 acres site at the south end of Eureka. The new facility, completed in 2014, has allowed Lost Coast’s production to expand from 60,000 to upwards of 600,000 barrels annually! That is a lot of good beer brewing! But the new brewing  facility has not only allowed the company the ability to up their annual production but also to open its doors for visitors for the first time ever.

Lost Coast Brewery Tours
Lost Coast Brewery Tours

That’s right, Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka CA now offers tours of their brand new facility every day of the week at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. The tour will lead you through the brewing process where you will get to see all of the behind the scene action that goes into making this craft beer that many of us have grown to love. From the grinding of the grain, to the fermenting, to the bottling you will see the entire process in this 30 minute excursion. Afterwards you get to taste the beer (because what is a brewery tour without a tasting!) and also a chance to visit the Lost Coast Brewery gear shop where you’ll find tons of that cool Lost Coast swag that I have personally gotten very used to seeing from time to time far beyond the reaches of Humboldt County.

Lost Coast Brewery tours are completely free to the public and are family friendly. Tastings are for 21+ with ID, but for the little ones ice cream and alcohol free root beer floats are served to keep everyone in  your group happy.

To reserve your space for the tour call (707) 267-9651. This is a great activity that allows you to experience one of the Redwood Coast’s most iconic breweries and if you, like many of us, are a beer lover it is not to be missed.

Lost Coast Brewery Eureka CA
Lost Coast Brewery Eureka CA



The Original Humboldt County Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel Experience in Humboldt County
Boutique Hotel Experience in Humboldt County

The Boutique hotel experience is one that has been sought after by travelers throughout Europe and major metropolitan cities in the U.S. for some time now. These typically smaller hotels offer upscale accommodations in unique settings that guests tend to flock to. With this consumer trend being evident, there has been a shift that has hoteliers moving toward more affordable or budget boutique hotels in recent years. Suddenly the tourism industry has begun to see these stylish and fun lodging options being created all around the world. Well Eureka, CA has jumped on the bus too as it is now home to the original Humboldt County Boutique Hotel experience.

California Cowboy - Eureka CA
California Cowboy – Eureka CA

First, you might ask what is it that makes a Boutique Hotel so special. What is it that sets them apart from your standard Holiday Inn? Well look no further for your answer to these questions, because the newest Humboldt County Boutique Hotel is a prime example.

117 West Boutique Hotel - Eureka CA
117 West Boutique Hotel

California Cowboy and 117 West are separate boutique hotel suites set in a historic Victorian-era Buhne Building in the heart of Old Town Eureka, just two blocks from the waterfront and boardwalk. The Buhne Building itself is a mixed-use artisan community, with shops and galleries on the first floor and artist studios, hotel rooms and loft spaces on the upper floors.

Buhne Buliding, Boutique Hotel - Eureka CA
Buhne Buliding, Eureka CA

The details of the Buhne Building are super unique in of themselves. Built in the late 1800s and named after the late Mate Henry Hans Buhne who discovered the Humboldt Bay’s entrance, the Buhne Building is a true architectural gem.

Burn Building, Eureka CA
Burn Building, Eureka CA

The style is Renaissance Revival and you will find exposed brick and cast iron throughout the building. The beautiful wood floors, arches, tall arched windows, mouldings, and large heavy doors are all original to the building and create a magnificently unique ambiance. And the walk to the rooms starts up a stunning beautiful Victorian staircase.

117 West, Eureka CA
117 West, Eureka CA

117 West and California Cowboy suites are light-filled, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Old Town and Humboldt Bay. The original hardwood floors and exposed brick celebrate the history of the rooms. The suites feature plush king-sized beds, microwaves, mini-fridges, tea kettles, and french presses providing all of the comforts of a modern hotel room. Yet, the antique furnishings and spectacular views offer that sought after Old World charm.

And part of that Old World charm includes shared bathrooms. Yes, the bathrooms are located outside of the rooms which is common for the Victorian era buildings and often times a popular option amongst travelers on somewhat of a budget. However, don’t let the shared bathroom dissuade you. The Buhne Building shared bathroom features a beautifully-tiled shower, antique sink and a modern dual-flush toilet. It is shared only with guests in the two other guest rooms in the building and kept immaculately. Towels and robes are provided for you in the room in a welcome basket, again providing all the comforts of a modern hotel room.

Old Town Eureka, CA
Old Town Eureka, CA

In addition to the Buhne Building being unique an interesting, Old Town Eureka definitely has the same feel. This Historic district on the Redwood Coast contains tons of buildings from the Victorian era, cobblestone streets, galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, and a waterfront boardwalk. Old Town Eureka is known as a fine arts mecca and for its monthly “Arts Alive” events (when local galleries stay open late and the streets are filled with music, food, and street performances). You’ll find galleries, museums, artist studios, live music, and theaters within a few blocks of the Buhne Building Boutique Hotel. All the more reason to visit.

Taste @ Humboldt Bay Tourism Center
Taste @Humboldt Bay Tourism Center

And it simply can not go without mention that the first floor of the Buhne Building itself is home to the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center, which also double as Taste, an all-local tasting room that features beers, wines, ciders, and kombucha, as well as cheeses, meats, breads, and desserts that are all hand- crafted locally. Oh wait, their is also an oyster bar that serves up raw and broiled oysters harvested from the Humboldt Bay and topped with a variety of gourmet sauces.

In addition to delicious local cuisine and craft spirits, Humboldt Bay Tourism Center features a curated collection of local tours and activities designed to help you choose your own adventure on the Redwood Coast. Whether it’s a romantic kayak paddle at sunset, a tour of one of local craft businesses, or an intense surfing session, their staff will have the perfect tour recommendation for you.

California Cowboy and 117 West are offered by Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals. The rooms rent for as low as $75 per night, which provides an affordable way to attain the Humboldt County Boutique Hotel experience on the gorgeous Redwood Coast. Book your stay online or contact a reservationist directly at (707) 834-6555 for more information on these super unique accommodations right in the heart of Humboldt County.

California Cowboy Boutique Hotel, Eureka CA
California Cowboy Boutique Hotel, Eureka CA






Happy Hour in Humboldt

Happy Hour Humboldt County

It’s gotta be 5 ‘o clock somewhere right?…

Well when it’s time to get “happy” on the Redwood Coast have no fear because these local digs have Happy Hour in Humboldt County covered.

Whether you are strolling in Old Town Eureka or rocking Downtown Arcata you have plenty Happy Hours to choose from. From wine bars to dive bars, here are some of the happiest happy hours in Humboldt…

Happy Hours in Arcata, CA:
Libation, Arcata CA
Libation, Arcata CA

Libation – This retail wine shop located right on the Arcata Plaza also doubles as a wine bar that offers Happy Hour every Monday-Thursday from 5-7pm. Given that their motto is “pouring world class into your glass” you are sure to find some high end specialty vinos, as well as craft beers.  Libation showcases a wide array of locally made Humboldt County wines, as well as more California wines and of course International  wines.  Also serving small bites, be sure to try their delicious artisana cheese and meat plates. You can also catch some live jazz at this classy little wine shop every Tuesday & Thursday 7-9pm.

Richard Goat Tavern & Tea Room, Arcata CA
Richard Goat  Arcata CA

Richards Goat – Its a tavern. It’s a tea room. It’s a miniplex. It’s Richards Goat in Arcata, CA. At “The Goat” you will find delicious house infused cocktails, craft beers, local wines, fine imported teas, and Humboldt-made sweet and savory snacks. Catch their “News & Booze” Happy Hour every weekday from 4:00 – 5:30 pm when they air “Democracy Now!” on the big screen, and offer $1 off cocktails, tea for two, as well as other specials on wine, draft beer & cider.  

The Iconic Alibi, Arcata CA
The Alibi, Arcata CA

The Alibi – With over 65 martinis and locally famous Bloody Mary’s, this iconic dive bar located on the Arcata Plaza is a great place to wet you whistle for happy hour. The “Happiest Hours” at the Alibi run 4-6pm daily when you can get $1 off any of their 65 Martinis, or 1/2 off a pitcher of beer with purchase of an appetizer.

Other weekday Happy Hour themes at the Alibi include: “Monday Trailer Park” ($1 off all taps), 2 For Tuesday ($2.50 short wells), Wednesday Local ($2 off local booze), and “Thursday Thursday” ($4.50 tall wells).

Tomo Sushi, Arcata

Tomo Japanese Restaurant – Sushi and drinks anyone? If this sounds good to you be sure to head over to Tomo, located in downtown Arcata. Tomo is a staple of the Humboldt community and boasts fantastic sushi, traditional Japanese cuisine, as well as an awesome “Hapi Hour” that features $2 Off all bar drinks, $3 well drinks, $2 pints, and menu specials. Tomo”Hapi Hour” runs Monday – Sunday from 4pm-5:30pm.

Happy Hours in Eureka CA:
Siren's Song, Eureka
Siren’s Song, Eureka

Siren’s Song – This cool local tavern is located right in the heart of Old Town Eureka and offers an extensive selection of craft bears, ciders, and locally made kombucha on tap. The historic building in which this tavern is housed provides a great atmosphere and one could catch some live entertainment and hip crowds here on most nights. Happy Hour at Siren’s Song runs from 3-7pm weekdays. They offer Monday $2 off Draft Beer on Mondays and $2 off wine on Wednesdays.

Bar-Fly Pub & Grub, Eureka
Bar-Fly Pub & Grub, Eureka

Bar-Fly Pub & Grub – Just a hop skip and jump from Old Town’s main drag, overlooking Eureka’s boardwalk lies this self described “antique-meets-country and western” pub, which is actually resembles more of your typical sports bar…. plenty of TV’s,  lots of booze, and karaoke nights aplenty. Bar-Fly was actually voted the best place to shoot pool in Humboldt, so it is a great place to rack ’em up while catching a daily Happy Hour that runs from 4-6 p.m. with draft specials and dollar-off well drinks.

Pearl Lounge, Eureka CA
Pearl Lounge, Eureka CA

Pearl Lounge – Also located in historic Old Town Eureka, the Pearl Lounge offers a unique urban vibe in Humboldt County, as well as the largest selection of premium liquor north of San Francisco! Their selection includes 200 varieties of 100% blue agave tequila, 60 varieties of vodka, as well as a large menu of scotch, whiskey, rum, gin, champagne and wine. They also feature many local micro-brews, organic liquor, and wine. Happy Hour runs weekdays, usually between 9-11pm but check in with the Pearl directly for info on their daily specials. And definitely be sure to take advantage of the full menu from Five Eleven Restaurant that is available in the Pearl Lounge if you can.

So there you have it folks, some of the best Happy Hours in Humboldt County! Just remember to have fun and drink /get happy responsibly.








Fabulous Fall Savings on the Redwood Coast

With Summer winding down many of us are dreading the change of season, or at least gearing up for it. However Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals have something for you to look forward to during this time of transition.

Deals on last minute bookings are available now! Visit the Redwood Coast and take advantage of these Fabulous Fall Savings on the Redwood Coast….

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Book 4 or More Nights and Receive Half Off of the Fourth Night.

This special applies to last minute bookings on select homes for all stays within 2 weeks of your booking date. Please check with our Reservationist directly for availability and details of the homes offered under this special discounted rate. 

Book Now (707) 834-6555 or

Things to do in the Fall on the Redwood Coast:

North Country Fair September 17th & 18th in Arcata, CA:

maxresdefaultA Humboldt County tradition since 1974, The North Country Fair includes around 200 craft, food, and information booths, two parades, two stages, and a lawn performance area. An estimated 10,000 people come from all over to celebrate the diversity of our community and the Fall Equinox.

Cruising the Redwood Coast:
Labor Day Weekend 2016, Ferndale Concours
Labor Day Weekend 2016, Ferndale Concours

The Redwood Coast offers 2 excellent opportunities to either showcase or simply spectate an impressive amount of classic cars this fall. The Ferndale Concours (Sept.2nd-4th) and CruzNEureka (Sept. 8th-10th).

The 3rd annual Plein Air at the Lost Coast  Sept. 28th – Oct. 2nd:
Plein Air Art Festival on the Lost Coast

This is a five day outdoor painting competition concluding in an awards ceremony and art sale.  Expect 60-80 artists plus art collectors.  Not only are there oceans to paint, but thousands of square miles of wilderness mountains surrounding us in the Majestic King  Range National Conservation Area and the neighboring Redwood parks.

In addition to the painting competition, there will be workshops, naturalist guided hikes, children’s art murals, and BBQ with music.
Fall Color in Redwood Country Sept 15th – Nov. 15th:

Seasons Change on the Redwood Coast

Fall colors usually begin to appear around late September and trees follow mid October through November. Several suggested drives will allow you to take in the beautiful array of  Fall colors. has more info on some of the best scenic drives for viewing fall colors on the Redwood Coast.
Hoptober Fest , Saturday October 1st:

Hoptober in Humboldt

This exciting Redwood Coast festival features regional breweries, local food vendors and an impressive lineup of musicians to provide a full day of beer, music and merriment.

With so many outstanding local breweries to showcase, this successful event provides a unique interactive opportunity for individual participants and has become a major cultural event for Humboldt County.

Visit Redwood National Park This Fall:
Fall in Redwood National Park
Fall in Redwood National Park

The majority of visitors to Redwood National Park, according to National Park Service statistics, come in the summertime. But if you’re seeking more solitude, you may find autumn, winter or early spring quieter seasons for exploration.


5 Reasons To Love Arcata, CA

A quaint college town marked by its free thinking and colorful community, its architectural charm, and the pristine natural beauty that surrounds it. A town so small it consists of only 2 stop lights, yet is so magical and unique, you may just want to stay forever.

Here are just 5 reasons to love the Northern California town of Arcata, however if you have ever been there, you could surely come up with many more of your own….

  1. Arcata Community Forest
    The Arcata Community Forest

    The Arcata Community Forest

    Not many cities can boast their very own community forest. In fact, there are only 20 cities throughout the entire country that can do so, Arcata being one of them. Yet Arcata remains even more so unique because it can boast its very own REDWOOD forest!

Located just blocks from downtown, Arcata’s Community Forest is definitely the centerpiece of the city. Comprised of an extensive and diverse network of trails, this 790 acre recreation area is the perfect place to enjoy hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. While trail lengths vary, some of the shorter loops, can be completed in well under an hour, making them suitable to explore even with small children. The trail system is easily accessed from the adjacent Redwood Park where you will also find a playground, a picnic area and restrooms. A trip to Arcata without a visit to the community forest just wouldn’t be complete.

2. The Arcata Plaza

The Arcata Plaza
The Arcata Plaza

Central plazas were quite common in days of old and are still in many parts of the world used heavily as a gathering place for community. While many cities continue to offer open urban public spaces these days, not many can parallel the Arcata Plaza, which is still as central to the community as it was when it was first constructed in 1850.

Whether it is a special event, the Saturday Farmers Market, the lively nightlife, or just scoping out the local shops by day, the downtown Arcata Plaza is always hopping. This social and commercial center is home to festivals such as Arcata Oyster Festival and North County Fair, as well as a large selection of cute shops, dive bars, and good eats.

3. The Creamery District

The Creamery District - Arcata CA
The Creamery District – Arcata CA

One a significant piece of Arcata’s local industrial architecture, the Creamery is now a vibrant, diverse community where artists and entrepreneurs display their talents.

In addition to special events, the Creamery District offered a Saturday Art Market on the last Saturday of each month from June through September, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free, outdoor, family-friendly event features local artists selling high quality arts and crafts, live music from local musician, and a flea market where folks sell other treasures.

4. Arcata Eats

Arcata CA Restaurants
Arcata CA Restaurants

Wood fired gourmet pizzas, pies & ciders, fresh oysters and seafood, yummy local, organic, goodness. Arcata is known for its diverse and tasty selection of eateries. Here are just a few of the local faves:



Bitter Sweet – What a novel idea! To pair homemade pies (both sweet and savory) with locally and regionally produced specialty crafted ciders is nothing short of genius! This hip and modern spot is located right off of the Arcata Plaza and is a must stop.

Harvest – Who doesn’t love an amazing weekend brunch? These folks do one thing and they do it right. All the brunch classics, with a bit of local Arcata flare. Be sure to make reservation in advance though, cause this place fills up.

Salt Fish House – Arcata’s premier seafood spot just opened on the Arcata Plaza this year and they are already making a huge splash.  From local oysters to all of the traditional seafood choices, Salt is always keeping it fresh and delicious. Not to mention, they offer an amazing selection of handcrafted cocktails!

Cafe Phoenix – If you are looking for some of the freshest and most sustainable health food available in Arcata be sure to check out this tasty spot. Cafe Phoenix’s farm to table approach allow them to work directly with local farmers in order to bring to Arcata a menu that is seasonally inspired, healthy and delicious. Be sure to try their cold pressed juices and delicious farm fresh salads. 

Folie Douce – When looking for gourmet, what can we say? This place is the bomb! Locally produced, seasonally inspired cuisine that will make your mouth water. And of course, Folie Douce has a fabulous selection of local and imported wines to go along with their delectable dinners. The wood fired pizzas are a must try and can all be made gluten free by request as well.

5. Humboldt State University

HSU - Home of the Lumberjacks
HSU – Home of the Lumberjacks

Perhaps one of the driving forces that keeps Arcata so fresh and vibrant is the town’s local university, or at least the students thereof.

The students of HSU bring a laid back, fun, and charismatic energy to the town, which, lets face it, would be just a tad bit sleepier without its influx of young people looking to fulfill their educational goals there. This northernmost California campus is dedicated to quality action-minded education and just happens to also be set in one of the most serene locations in the entire state. People that venture to Arcata, CA to attend HSU often times never leave the area post graduation, as they easily find a true place to call home in this whimsical little town.

If you plan on taking a trip to Arcata, CA sometime soon be sure to make some, if not all, of these stops. For a comprehensive list of vacation rentals in Arcata, CA to accommodate you during your stay visit Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals.

Featured Arcata, CA Vacation Rental: 
Arcata CA Vacation Rentals
Penthouse Arcata, Arcata CA Vacation Rental

Conveniently located in a quiet, upscale, new development, Penthouse Arcata is just minutes from Humboldt State University, The Arcata Plaza, Redwood Park, grocery shopping, and nightlife entertainment.


Ferndale Concours on Main – Pure Elegance

Labor Day Weekend 2016, Ferndale Concours
Labor Day Weekend 2016, Ferndale Concours

Over 100 pre-1987 classic vehicles in pristine factory fresh condition will soon gather along Main Street in the Victorian Village of Ferndale, California. Only the vehicles deemed to be in absolute perfect condition will make the cut and be considered eligible for a trophy. Concours d’Elegance literally means a ‘competition of elegance’ and the Ferndale Concours will be just that.

From Fresno to the Oregon border, the Sports Car Club of Americas San Francisco Region has sanctioned Concours d’Elegance since 1952.  The vehicles entered into the Concours are collector automobiles judged on their authenticity, condition, preparation and quality of restoration to original specifications.

Happening Labor Day Weekend 2016, the Ferndale Concours inaugural event will take place. Just take a look at the Featured Automobile of the event to get a taste of what will be on display…

Labor Day 2016, Ferndale Concours

Sports Car Club of America Championship Award winner of 2015, a 1934 Packard 1104 Dual- Cowl Phaeton Super 8

This and at least 100 more collector automobiles are anticipated to come out to this event so don’t miss out on taking in all of the elegance for yourselves! For folks coming in from out of the area remember there are plenty of lodging options available right in the town of Ferndale itself, as well as in the neighboring communities of Fortuna and Eureka. Check Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals. They offer cozy accommodations including quaint historic homes, bungalows, studios, cottages, and larger vacation houses for big groups.

And don’t forget about all of the elegance surrounding Ferndale as well. While your not busy scoping out the vehicles at the Ferndale Concours, be sure to take a cruise along the nearby Avenue of the Giants, one of the most scenic highways in Northern California. But as you could imagine, The Redwood Coast is also home to many other scenic drives.  While in the area you can also visit Redwood National and State Parks for a bit more elegance in nature.

Ferndale Conours on Main, Labor Day 2016

 The Ferndale Concours on Main is a premier of a new type of concours d’Elegance: September 2-4, 2016 In the Victorian Village of Ferndale, CA.  




Trinidad, CA Vacation Rentals – From $95 /Night

Low Rates on Trinidad, CA Vacation Rentals - Explore the Redwood Coast
Low Rates on Trinidad, CA Vacation Rentals – Explore the Redwood Coast

Trinidad California…This seaside village is surrounded by a Redwood and Spruce forest and is perched on a rocky cliff high above a small harbor. While remote, this is a vacation destination with much to offer…. including Trinidad, CA vacations rentals from just $95 per night!

Trinidad Bay is dotted with boats with a working fishing pier and restaurant. Nearby is the HSU Marine Lab and Aquarium with tide pool touch tanks. In the vicinity of Trinidad are some of the most beautiful parks and beaches in California, including Trinidad State Beach and Patrick’s Point State Park. Watch California gray whales, seals, sea lions and porpoise from Trinidad Head or Elk Head and many other locations. Look for majestic Roosevelt elk, playful river otters, deer, raccoons, fox, and over 400 bird species including blue herons, snowy egrets, golden eagles and many other rarities.

The Trinidad area offers many great places to go Tide pooling from Indian Beach north to Patrick’s Point State Park. There are miles of hiking trails in and around Trinidad for those that want to explore this beautiful area more intimately. Trinidad Head–Hiking trails lead to one of the most spectacular views on the coast!

Check out these great Trinidad, CA Vacation Rentals From just $95 /Nt and start planning your trip today:

Quail’s Nest – New! Just a short distance to Trinidad State Park & Beaches! From $95 /Night… 

Trinidad CA Vacation Rental From $95 /Nt
Trinidad CA Vacation Rental From $95 /Nt

Quiet and cozy, one bedroom 2nd floor unit is located on a quiet gravel road.  Rental consists of one bedroom, a living room, a kitchenette with seating, and a sitting area outside as well with a gas barbeque.

Buoy Bell, 2 Bdrm Condo – Ocean Views, Above the Bay w/ Beach Access & Hot Tub! As Low as $105 /Night!…

Panoramic Ocean Views From $105 /Night - Trinidad CA
Panoramic Views From $105 /Nt – Trinidad CA

Panoramic views of the ocean, bay and beaches from the living room, kitchen, and bedroom await you!  This top unit of a four-plex has one of the best views in Trinidad and it’s right in town and across from the lighthouse and trails to Indian Beach, the small harbor and pier, Trinidad State Beach, Trinidad Head & trails, restaurants, art galleries, small shops, and much more…

Moonstone House – Spacious & Redwoods, Ponds, Waterfalls & Beach Nearby. Starting at $150 /Night… 

Eco-Friendly Home near Trinidad Beaches, Just $150 /Nt
Eco-Friendly Home, Trinidad CA $150/Nt

Moonstone Heights Family Home offers ocean views, redwoods, ponds, waterfalls, gardens, a Tea House, Art Studio/Home Theater Space, Lofts, Game Room, Fire Pagoda, and is Close to Moonstone Beach! Perfect for a big family!


More Trinidad, CA Vacation Rentals Here              

California’s Quaintest Seaside Gem – Trinidad, CA

Break away from the well known tourist destinations and visit California’s quaintest Seaside Gem, Trinidad CA.

Trinidad California
Visit The Seaside Village of Trinidad California

One of the oldest and smallest cities in California, the seaside village of Trinidad is quite a gem indeed. Imagine an old fashioned town perched atop ocean bluffs overlooking the vast Pacific. A place where the rocky cliffs of the Redwood forest create a backdrop for a plethora of pristine sandy beaches. This is a land where natures beauty abounds and opportunities for outdoor adventure are endless.

258sIts mere 300 or so citizens have managed to maintain the sweet coastal charm of their unique little town quite well throughout the years. Although it is small and quiet, you can still find a lot to do in and around Trinidad. The town itself features wine tasting, art galleries, shops, an eco-friendly certified “green” spa, great little eateries, a local surf and tackle shop, and of course the Cher Ae Heights Casino. Trinidad’s popular landmarks include the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse as well as the state’s northernmost oceanfront fishing pier.

2526490136In and around the town are numerous beaches to explore, hiking trails galore (including those at Redwood National and State Parks just minutes away), and spectacularly scenic areas for whale watching, surfing, boating, fishing, you name it. In addition, you can find several fine dining options as well as world class accommodations in Trinidad. Whether you are looking for adventure or a place to sit back, relax, and watch the waves roll in, Trinidad is a destination for you.

8768170719While Trinidad CA is indeed remote, it is surprisingly convenient to so much, including a regional airport, the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport (ACV). You definitely have not seen all of California until you have made it this far north, to what is by far one of the most beautiful stretches of the entire California coastline. With  incredible cliff-side ocean views and the tranquility of the redwood forest, combined with a quiet atmosphere, Trinidad makes a perfect vacation destination.

From cute little cottages, oceanfront abodes, cliffside manors, and authentic cabins in the woods, Trinidad has just the spot for you. Including high end vacation homes suitable for multifamily vacations, to cozy spaces for romantic escapes, check out the following incredible and diverse listings of vacation homes in Trinidad, CA:

Trillium Home – From $195 /night – Located on 3 Acres in beautiful Trinidad, CA.

Trillium Home – Trinidad CA

Enjoy quiet, comfortable and private time with the whole family in the Redwoods around your Fire Pit. This breathtaking property has been newly refinished and is a perfect home base for a Redwood Coast Adventure.

Trinidad Village Retreat – From $175 /night –  Located right in town!

Trinidad CA Retreat
Trinidad Village Retreat

Two bedroom home plus one sofa bed in the sun room & a great backyard. A short walk to the trail down to the beaches, restaurants, cafes, and parks. A great launching point for your Trinidad Vacation.

“C” Lily Cottage – From $150 /night – Comfortable, clean, and cute!

Trinidad, CA Vacation Rental
Trinidad, CA “C” Lily Cottage

Located by the Lighthouse and just a short walk to beaches, parks, museums, trails, cafes, wine tasting and shopping. Relax and hear the beach birds, ocean, seals, and the bell of the buoy! Great for 2 to 4 guests.

Buoy Bell – From Only $105 /night! – Panoramic views of the ocean, bay and beaches await you!

Ocean View Condo Buoy Bell - Trinidad, CA
Ocean View Condo Buoy Bell – Trinidad, CA

One of the best views in Trinidad! Located right in town, across from the lighthouse and trails to Indian Beach, the harbor and pier, Trinidad State Beach, trails, restaurants, art galleries, small shops, and much more.

New! Seaside Meadow on the Bluff – Starting at $250 /night

Seaside Meadow on the Bluff - Trinidad CA Vacation Home
Seaside Meadow on the Bluff – Trinidad CA

Lovely 4 bed /2 bath home sleeps up to nine guests. Great for a family vacation or getaway with friends. Just outside of town this home offers privacy, scenic coastal views, and just a short distance to the beaches.

View More Featured Vacation Rentals in Trinidad, CA Here

Great Suggested Itineraries from the Trinidad Chamber of Commerce Available Here



Humboldt County Vacation Rentals for Large Groups

Humboldt County Vacation Homes for Large Groups
Humboldt County Vacation Homes for Large Groups


Maybe its a reunion, a relaxing retreat, or a multi-family vacation you are planning for. When you are in need of a Humboldt County vacation rental suitable for groups of 8 or more people, Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals has you covered. With their wide array of rental properties, you are sure to find a listing that fits your groups needs.

Take a look at the New Seaside Meadow on the Bluff:

Humboldt County Vacation Rentals for Large Groups
Humboldt Vacation Rentals for Large Groups
Humboldt Vacation Rentals for Large Groups

Shaded under old Coastal Pine trees, set back on a bluff and open meadow is this lovely 4 bedroom /2 bathroom home that sleeps up to nine guests and is great for a family vacation or a getaway with friends.

Located just outside of town off Westhaven Drive, above Scenic Houda Point (aka Camel Rock) this home offers privacy, scenic coastal views, and just a short distance to the beaches.


Or perhaps your group would like to stay at the most breathtaking  home on the entire Redwood Coast, Sanctuary in beautiful Trinidad, CA:

Trinidad, CA. Vacation Rental for up to 8 people

Sanctuary is an exclusive vacation home for parties of up to 8 people seeking a peaceful, uniquely tranquil experience where the beauty of art, architecture, and nature nourish the body and soul.

Trinidad, CA Vacation Rental for up to 8 People

Expansive outdoor decks and bedroom terraces allow enjoyment of ocean breezes while the interior architectural details will enthrall guests. New hot tub for a further relaxing experience.

If you are looking for a larger vacation home in Arcata, CA., you must see Sunset Chalet:

Large Arcata, CA Vacation Home
Large Arcata, CA Vacation Home

Sunset Chalet sleeps up to 8 people and is perfect for families. It is situated in quiet neighborhood in Arcata with close proximity to HSU, shopping, dining, parks, and more! Pet Friendly!


For even larger groups (up to 12 people) check out the following:

Humboldt County Vacation Property for 12 People
Humboldt Vacation Home for up to 12

Welcome to the Fieldbrook Family Farmhouse! Quiet, private and secluded home that sleeps 12. This gorgeous 5 bedroom, 2 bath home has two living rooms, full kitchen, sun room and a private deck. An ideal family home to retreat to after a stunning Redwood Coast excursion.

Paloma Creek Lodge is Perfect for two or three families to share!

Perfect Trinidad, CA Vacation Home for Multiple Families
Perfect Multi-Family Trinidad, CA Vacation Home
Perfect Multi-Family Trinidad, CA. Vacation

This 3550 sq. ft home that sleeps 10, plus 400 sq ft king studio (sleeps 4 & is an additional fee) The entire property has a limit of 12.



Paloma Creek sits on 1 acre surrounded by  woods and a creek, yet still in town with all of the conveniences! Large, wrap around deck, game room, and a 6 Person Hot Tub!

Head north on the 101 to the town of Crescent City and your group can stay at the Seaside Family Retreat:

Crescent City Beach House – Sleeps 12

5 Bedrooms, Ocean Views & 200 feet to the beach! BBQ, Living Room, Dining Room, and Spacious Family Room with views of the Sunrise over the hills and the Sunset over the Pacific. Perfect for a big group!

Click to see complete list of additional Humboldt County Vacation Homes for Large Groups.  

 Book the Ultimate Redwood Coast Vacation Home for your Multi-Family Vacation, Humboldt County Retreat, Special Event, or Family Reunion today!

Wet & Wild Humboldt County Summer – Specials on the Redwood Coast

Ready to beat the heat this summer?             Come cool off on the Redwood Coast with these sweet summertime deals….
Kayak and SUP on Stone Lagoon, Humboldt Lagoons State Park
Stone Lagoon, Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Ready to explore one of Humboldt County’s hidden gems on your next trip to the Redwood Coast? Kayak or SUP at Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Simply put, a magical  experience.

Located on Hwy 101 just 10 minutes to both Redwood National Park and Prairie Creek State Park, this series of lagoons borders the Pacific Ocean and meanders through pristine redwood forests. A plethora of wildlife can be found here and these waters are nothing short of a bird watcher’s paradise. Elk, river otter, black bear, red fox, raccoon, skunk, bobcat, beaver, coyote, and yes; mountain lions are among many of the four-footed friends found at the watersheds of Humboldt Lagoons State Park.

Family & Pet Friendly Kayak & SUP Tours, Humboldt County CA

Based out of Stone Lagoon, within Humboldt Lagoons State Park,  local areas outfitters, Kayak Zak’s, offers guided kayak and SUP tours and rentals. All Kayak Zak’s rentals include sit-on-top kayak (SOT) or standup paddleboard (SUP), Lifejacket (PFD), paddle, and mini-lesson. Guided tours are also available by scheduling in advance.

For a limited time Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals has teamed up with Kayak Zak’s to extend an exclusive savings to all Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals guests that are wanting to explore one of Humboldt County’s greatest treasures, Humboldt Lagoons State Park!

Screen Shot 2016-06-09 at 1.51.44 PMSimply provide proof of your stay with Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals and Kayak Zak’s will extend a 15% discount on all of their guided tours and rentals.

 But if kayaks and paddle boards simply are not enough, yet another local area outfitter is determined to get guests of Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals onto the Humboldt County waterways this Summer…

1384299_669426519757605_562151638_nSalty’s Supply Co. located in the beautiful seaside village of Trinidad CA is also offering an amazing set of deals to all Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals Guests.


Salty’s in Trinidad is your go to when it comes to tackle, bait and surf. At Salty’s you will find a number of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy! 

Salty's Supply Co., Trinidad CA

For a limited time, Salty’s Supply Co. is offering all guests of Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals special discounted rates on their surf and fishing packages! With proof of stay, guests can take advantage of the following deals:

Salty’s Surf package: 15% off second full-day wetsuit (booties included) and surfboard rental w/ proof of RCVR stay.

Fishing package: 15% off second full-day fishing rod/reel combo rental w/ proof of RCVR stay.

So DON’t let summer Melt away! Book Your Stay on the Redwood Coast Today And be sure to take advantage of these Summer savings.


Vacation Homes Located Near Trinidad, CA & Humboldt Lagoons State Park:

Trinidad Vacation Rentals, CA
Trinidad Vacation Rentals, CA

New! Seaside Meadow on the Bluff –  Lovely 4 bedroom/2 bath home that sleeps up to 9 guests. Great for a family vacation or a getaway with friends.

Trinidad CA Vacation Rental
Trinidad CA Vacation Rental


Just Built! Scotty Point Cabin – Secluded & Perfect Coastal Escape! Dreamy 2 bedroom cabin in the outskirts of Trinidad – Surrounded by Redwoods with ocean views from some spots.


Vacation Rental Near Stone Lagoon
Vacation Rental Near Stone Lagoon

Private, Authentic Stone Lagoon Cabin sits on 2 acres. Here you can gaze at wild elk, sit by the creek, walk or ride bikes to Stone Lagoon, and explore the redwoods  and beaches that surround you!