Local Favorites

Local Favorites

The Creamery District A hundred years ago, the white buildings of the Creamery District were the epicenter of Arcata’s bustling dairy industry, where 1,500 pounds of Golden State Swiss Cheese was produced per day. Today, the industrial neighborhood has become an...

3 Places to Go Birdwatching

3 Places to Go Birdwatching

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary The Arcata Marsh is world-famous as an innovative wastewater management facility where 225 acres of wetlands are open to the public through a network of scenic trails. Birders are wise to visit during spring and fall, when the most...

4 Hikes if You Have an Hour

4 Hikes if You Have an Hour

Stretching your legs after the scenic drive to Humboldt is a great idea. Here are 4 hikes, each in completely unique microclimates, to enjoy in short order. The Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary An eco-friendly solution to managing the city’s gray water, Arcata’s...

5 Things to Do with Kids in Arcata

5 Things to Do with Kids in Arcata

A town famous for tall trees, big waves, and local characters is definitely full of adventures for the kiddos. To make sure everyone has fun, check out these five spots the whole family will enjoy. Operated by Humboldt State University, admission to the Natural...

3 Things To Do at the Arcata Farmers Market

3 Things To Do at the Arcata Farmers Market

Try to layover in Arcata on a Saturday to experience one of California’s most spectacular Farmer’s Markets. Since 1979, the region’s growers have gathered on the Arcata Plaza to sell plants, flowers, veggies, organic meat, honey, eggs, and fresh-baked delights. A...