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About Arcata

Take a hike through a towering forest of redwoods or kayak the waters of the Mad River, all on your exciting vacation to Arcata.  Close to the beach and the woods, The Best Western Arcata Inn provides plenty of options, while the eclectic Hotel Arcata invokes a historic location, and a charming vibe.  Close to Humboldt State University and the natural Humboldt Bay, a visit to Arcata makes it simple to launch a boat from Mad River Beach County Park or traverse the diverse landscapes of Manila and Samoa beaches on the peninsula.