"Eunique Eureka" Top 5 Page for this destination Eureka by Ewingjr98
Eureka Travel Guide: 76 reviews and 173 photos
On the third night of our west coast trip from Monterey to Vancouver and back, we spent the night at Eureka, California. Our drive on this day was from Santa Rosa, CA to Bodega Bay, then up the Coastal Highway via Point Arena to the Humboldt Redwoods.
We spent just one night in Eureka, where I went for a run along the bay, we had dinner and drinks downtown, we enjoyed breakfast the next morning.
After breakfast we left Eureka, droving through Redwoods National Park and Smith River National Wildlife Refuge, then stopped at Crater Lake on the way to Eugene, Oregon.
Eureka seems to me like an old fishing and logging town that has vastly declined and is still trying to find its way back on the map. Some progress has certainly been made, but the downtown area is relatively abandoned, and there isn''t much draw in town for travelers, except a few decent hotels for a quick overnight stop.
Oldtown Eureka is an area that is being revitalized from its industrial logging and fishing days to a modern cultural... more travel advice
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