The 14-mile long Humboldt Bay is California's second largest enclosed bay. Walk the Eureka Boardwalk along Humboldt Bay, dine at bayside restaurants, go kayaking in the bay, canoe through salt marshes, or dock your boat in the Humboldt Bay harbor district. More than 250 species of birds can be spotted along Humboldt Bay, especially in the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Humboldt Bay Hotel -
When you choose our new luxury hotel near Humboldt Bay you'll be within minutes of Humboldt Bay, the Eureka Boardwalk and a plethora of Humboldt Bay outdoor activities. Spacious guest rooms offer luxurious Cloud Nine pillowtop bedding, 42 inch plasma TVs, complimentary Internet and microwaves and refrigerators. Services and amenities include an indoor pool, business center, fitness center, suite shop, guest laundry, and 24-hour, multi-lingual front desk staff.
Humboldt Bay Tours -
Explore Humboldt Bay aboard the Madaket a historic ferryboat that will take you on a 75-minute narrated tour of Humboldt Bay. Learn about Humboldt Bay wildlife, the local timber and shipping industries, wildlife, Indian history and more aboard the oldest continuously operating passenger ferry boat in the U.S. Humboldt Bay cruises depart from the Eureka Boardwalk at the foot of F Street.
Arcata Bay Oyster Festival -
Humboldt Bay produces nearly 70 percent of the oysters in California and this annual festival on Arcata Plaza celebrates the tasty mollusk with everything from oyster po' boys to oyster sushi to oyster tacos. More than 100,000 oysters from Humboldt Bay, plus local brews from Lost Coast Brewery are served up at this Humboldt Bay festival, which typically takes place in June and has been ranked as one of the world's top 10 food festivals.