The largest and oldest trees in the world live in a narrow band along the Northern California coastline and a few miles inland, with magnificent groves clustered in the “Redwood Empire” of Northern California. Walking beneath a 300-foot redwood forest canopy among these silent giants from the age of the dinosaurs will be an unforgettable experience for your family, ranking right up there with Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. The deepest, oldest groves have a truly prehistoric look: in fact, The Lost World, Jurassic Park was shot in Humboldt County redwood parks. beaches
, birdwatching, camping, fishing, and country pleasures are more reasons to spend vacations
in Humboldt County. Eureka, Ferndale, and Arcata are charming, walk-able “all-American” towns, each chockablock with Victorian buildings. And, there is much new in the way of family-friendly restaurants, shops, museums, and outdoor recreation. The above description is an excerpt from "Fun With the Family in Northern California." Whether you're a first-time visitor or a long-time local resident, this chapter from the Fun With the Family Series will help you find fun and engaging activities that the entire family can enjoy at great destinations throughout the state, suitable for “kids” of all ages. This chapter includes Eureka, Arcata, and Ferndale.
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Fun With the Family Northern California Guide Book