University in Arcata

Humboldt State University

The university on the northeastern side of town holds the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT;, a world leader in developing sustainable technologies; on Tuesday at 10am and Friday at 3pm…
Historic Building in Arcata

Jacoby’s Storehouse

Across from Arcata Plaza, the creaking halls of this 1857 mercantile building have received a handsome upgrade and now lead to restaurants, some tasteful history displays and – importantly for any traveling stop – a…
Historic Building in Arcata

Hotel Arcata

Historic Building in Arcata

Minor Theatre

Wildlife Reserve in Arcata

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary

On the shores of Humboldt Bay, this has 5 miles of walking trails and outstanding birding. The Redwood Region Audubon Society offers guided walks Saturdays at 8:30am, rain or shine, from the parking lot at I St’s so…