Arcata Vacation Rentals

Arcata is a unique college town,  home to Humboldt State University.  Explore Arcata's Redwood Community Forest, offering 790 acres of woodland recreation, and extensive trails for hiking, mountain biking and even horseback riding!  Hit the downtown Plaza for a one of a kind dining and shopping experience.  Tour great  local breweries, wine tasting rooms and local cider bars.   Saturdays on The Plaza is a great day for a visit to the Farmer's Market with live music, local produce and great people watching.  Enjoy a quiet stroll at The Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary for superb birdwatching.  Walk for miles on pristine  beaches at Lanphere Dunes Preserve  and Mad River Beach County Park. Arcata's Plaza is also home to many great summer festivals and a wide variety of incredibly fun events: the Kinetic Sculpture Race, Oyster Festival, Pastels on the Plaza, 4th of July Jubiliee and North Country Fair.