Hampton Inn and Suites Arcata
Travel Blogs from Arcata
... jumped in Katie's 98 Chevy Cavalier and headed to Arcata to take in the sights and experience the downtown area. One of the (my opinion) best places to go is the plaza located in the center, a one square block park surrounded by interesting shops, bars, restaurants, clothing and furniture stores and curio shops. Naturally, I took my camera along to record some of the people, places and things. Another beautiful day with temps around 70 and ...
... state run.
We drive a short ways and reach the Oregon - California border and are surprised to find out that all cars entering California have to stop at an agricultural border check. They just ask us if we are carrying any fruit or vegetables. We tell ...
... in the 1800's, so there's lots of 'new' forrest, and not so much of the old. In turn, this means that the giant redwoods which we were hunting were actually spread out over a few national parks, maybe a good 100 miles between the north and the south border. After some research, we opted to do some backcountry camping in just one of the parks. Backcountry means camping which is not in a designated campsite, but rather where you hike in with all your kit on your ...
Some how I have found myself in trampville USA. Arcata California has at least 50 of us travelers in it. Some of us are older but many are young. All with a backpack slung over our shoulders and a bit of dirt on our bodies. Many are here looking and waiting for seasonal weed trimming work. Others I can tell have just come to hang out while there's so many people around. We litter the plaza and sit in front of stores hanging out and killing time. ...
Today was the most difficult driving day for me. Last night we got into our hotel late. That was the first night we arrived in town with no hotel reservation. We didn't know until we picked up our van at about 12:30 pm that we would be going to Yosemite and driving on to Angels Camp as we had planned to do the day before. But we didn't have any cell service from the time we left Mariposa until we arrived at Angels Camp at 11 pm. Thankfully, the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services