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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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Road trip to the Redwoods

This was really a magical place. Getting to it was another story, but so glad to have made the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daneen L
via mobile
Very Unique - Lot's of Road Noise

This was truly a unique location and walking amongst the Redwoods was amazing. I was surprised with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was really a magical place. Getting to it was another story, but so glad to have made the effort to have the experience.

1  Thank Daneen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was truly a unique location and walking amongst the Redwoods was amazing. I was surprised with how much road noise was coming off Hwy 101 - and I was there during the slow season. There wasn't that much traffic around yet it was still...More

Thank HonestKnoxTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this route on our way towards Crescent City and it was a very beautiful drive except for the lack of signage with respect to the recommended stop areas outlined in the Auto Tour. Near the southern start of the "Avenue of the Giants"...More

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought the scenery was impressive on Highway, until we took the ring road thru the Giants. Well worth the extra half hour minimum! Adults and children will enjoy!

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Majestic redwoods. Many stop off areas though they are not marked in a very visible way. Doesn't matter though as any stop is filled with beautiful, large trees.

Thank XYZ1974
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We drove this way instead of the highway and it was worth every second. Not much traffic, peaceful and lots of photo opportunities. The redwoods are unbelievable! Do not pass this up!

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This drive is not to be missed!!! The incredible beauty and awesome wonder of these magnificent trees are breathtaking. I have been around the world and just recently toured 31 states in the USA and this topped everything. Seeing is believing and no pictures do...More

1  Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is how lame we are - driving down the 101 we needed a pit stop so we got off at a random exit. Lucky us! We saw a tiny sign for the road that turned out to be the Avenue of the Giants. Absolutely...More

1  Thank mbl5283
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I love the redwoods! Everyone needs to add this to their bucket list! Walking through the Avenue of the Giants was so calming and yet exciting! Make sure you bring your family here at least once!

Thank casey n
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We've seen redwoods many times, but this 31 mile drive that parallels Highway 101 is truly astonishing in its beauty. The day we were there was wet, rainy, foggy--perfectly atmospheric. Pullouts and hiking trails abound to take in the majesty that surrounds visitors. We drove...More

1  Thank glinda1
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20 January 2018|
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Response from nidan196 | Reviewed this property |
I have not gone down to the Eel River, but I have seen a large flat area next to the South Fork of the Eel River where a fair number of people have driven their cars down to. I don't usually see people tubing on the river... More
Lisa P
1 September 2017|
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Response from Sue2000 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Eureka which was about a half hour north of the Avenue of the Giants. There are several hotels there. The Best Western Plus Bayshore Inn was pleasant with a room by the garden area. Hope you have a lovely trip.