Eureka is located on a former Victorian port between San Francisco and Portland, north of the Californian coast.
With a population of more than 25,000 inhabitants and an area of more than 3,500 hectares, Eureka is a lively, charming city with more than 800 19th century buildings, such as the Carson Mansion, a unique architectural model.
In 1850, Eureka became a port center for the mining and timber industries.
Once in the city you can consider a walk by the sea, there is a pretty esplanade that offers a sublime view of the port. You can also visit the Clarke Museum where you can find a collection of objects and photos on the history of the county or visit the Sequoia Park Zoo which exhibits monkeys, white-handed gibbons, chimpanzees, goats, sheep, red poultry, alpaca, lama…
This city is considered to be the largest coastal city between San Francisco and Portland, Oregon. Its port is still in operation and welcomes fishing boats on a daily basis, so we recommend that you take a short trip there to enjoy the fresh fish. To taste local wine, beer and oysters, head to the tourist center of Humboldt Bay.
The city is also known for its beautiful 19th century houses that reflect the history, culture and wealth of the city of Eureka. Indeed, the whole city is a splendid historical monument that combines nature and tradition.
The means of transport in the city of Eureka are varied according to your choice. The city has a good bus network, taxis that can be used day and night and of course the possibility of renting a car to travel as you wish.
When you visit not only the beach or downtown, you can also visit the famous Barrick Ruby Hill Mine or the US 50 the Loneliest Road in America, a road that will offer you a magnificent and exceptional view and scenery.