Eureka California Major Attractions

There is more to California than LA and San Francisco as a perusal of Eureka California Major Attractions will clearly show. The state is extremely large and home to some of the most interesting little towns and natural scenery in the United States. Nestled in the Redwood forests not far from the Oregon border, you will find Eureka. It is a quaint little town that brings in a large number of visitors every year. When it comes to a list of Eureka California Major Attractions, the redwoods throughout Humboldt County and the California Northern Coast have to be at the top!

Eureka is a port city in Northern California. Its Historic Old Town district features elaborate Victorian houses such as the nearby Carson Mansion. Sequoia Park Zoo is home to pandas and primates, and features a walk-through aviary. Next to the zoo, Sequoia Park is home to massive old-growth redwood trees. Guided boat cruises aboard the early-1900s Madaket ferry take in the sights, seals and birdlife of Humboldt Bay.

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Explore the Redwoods: They are all around Eureka!
The Redwood forests of Northern California are some of the most unique woods in the United States. The forest is comprised of Coastal Redwood trees, ancient arbor giants that stand at almost 300 feet tall in some cases. Many of these trees are centuries old and live over 2000 years in many cases. Being in the presence of these giant trees is a awe-inspiring experience that reminds you just how small you really are. Besides the Redwoods National Park, there are about a dozen state parks that feature these giants, and provide great aceess and trails. All are an easy drive from Eureka, in either direction.

On the Waterfront
The beauty of Eureka doesn’t just lie in the forests. The city is also located on the coast of California, meaning you can experience coastal beauty and forests in one day. In 1996, the city built a great network of walking trails along the beaches and coastline that make up the coast of Eureka. It’s a quiet area that more tourists are starting to learn about and take advantage of. Some trails are still under construction.

Historic Old Town & Victorian Architecture
Listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places, Historic Old Town Eureka is home to more than 100 Victorian buildings. Old Town is one of the most meticulously preserved and restored commercial districts in the West, and as such certainly qualifies as a Eureka California Major Attractions.  The most notable building in the city is the Carson Mansion which, like many Eureka sights, are easy walking distance from the Town House Motel. The mansion, built in 1885, stands at the top of a hill where it can be seen from just about anywhere in the city on a clear day. It’s the most photographed building in Eureka. Old Town Eureka is packed with things to see and do, from art galleries and antique stores to museums, restaurants, coffee shops, and cafés, as well as unique boutiques, bookstores, and one-of-a-kind shops.

The Town House Motel

Hotels In Eureka California: Town House Motel

The Town House Motel - Historic Old Town Eureka, is located on the scenic Northern California Coast, home to the world’s tallest redwood trees and miles of stunning coastline. Conveniently located in downtown Eureka, the The Eureka Town House Motel is near historic Old Town, a National Historic District possessing some of the most spectacular Victorian architecture in the nation. The Morris Graves Museum of Art is a few blocks away from the Motel. Humbolt Redwoods State Park, home to the largest contiguous redwood forest in the nation, is 40 miles to the south.

Rooms feature free Wi-Fi and wired internet; wall mounted flat-screen TVs with DISH satellite service and 9 HBO channels. Rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. Covered parking is free and dogs are welcome – and ALL calls in the 48 US contiguous states are FREE (local, 1+ and 800).

Town House Motel is rated for the best value in Eureka! Guests get more for their money when compared to other hotels in Eureka. As a result, we have been a top TripAdvisor hotel for years and work very hard to earn your trust and maintain that status. Take a few moments to read our Guest Reviews and see what others have to say.

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