Travel Blogs from Arcata
Anniehd stayed here on Jul 11, 2013 during their trip titled: Coast Ride 2013.
We enjoyed breakfast on the balcony with a sea view before taking a walk along the cliff tops. At noon our road trip continued on towards Arcata. We enjoyed many stops along the way to break up the journey and give Rach an excuse to take more photos bringing her grand total to 3000. We stopped at Glass Beach in Fort Bragg before enjoying lunch at the Mackerricher State Park. Lunch ...
OK.... So it was absolutely freezing all night. With all my layers on I managed to almost get warm, apart from my toes. I had 2 pairs of socks on (1 a thick ski pair) but they were still blocks of ice. Worst than that, they were bloody painful. It got to the point that I was seriously worried I was getting frostbite or something. Eventually by 5:30 I couldn't stand the pain any longer and we gave up trying to ...
... fact that there are seals here since we here them barking very noisily.
Next we head into Redwoods National Park. Since no one is watching we look at the huge trees on both the left and right side of the road! The area is beautiful with towering trees ...
... we weren't there when that was happening!! We drove up the highway 1 from San Francisco - it's a road comparable to the Great Ocean road in Australia, but way more windy (as in left corner, right corner windy, not blow your house down windy). It hugs the coast and should have spectacular scenery. I say should have, as there was fog the whole journey!! Actually the fog itself was pretty spectacular, in places where it wasn't covering the road, you could see ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed