Arcata, CA is located 16 miles south of Trinidad and is home to Humboldt State University and is situated north of Humboldt Bay. This college town has the California Welcome Center located off Hwy 101 Giuntoli exit, at 1655 Heindon Road, with regional visitor information available.
Many east side homes have views of the ocean and bay. Arcata Plaza, in the heart of town, is home to many restaurants, bars, unique gift shops, bookstores, coffee shops, and farmer’s market. The Arcata Community Forest is perfect for a hike through the Redwoods, just minutes from downtown.