About Arcata, CA

Let's have a look around into background of Arcata, CA

Let’s have a look around into background of Arcata.

Background Details:

  • County: Humboldt County
  • State: California.
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.8666667
  • Longitude: -124.0816667
  • Time zone:  America/Los Angeles
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Arcata, CA

  • Climate:  Marine
  • Best Time to Visit: September and October.


Rockport is a city, located in  Humboldt Bay, a part of Humboldt County

Distance from Arcata, CA center to Airport

California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport is located in Humboldt County, California.

Driving Distance: 5 Miles/8 Km

Driving Time: 31 Mins

Languages: English Followed by Espanol

Modes of transport

Airport: California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport

Taxi: Plaza Cab

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities



Eureka is the principal city and County seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. The city is located on U.S. Route 101 on the shores of Humboldt Bay, 270 miles (430 km) north of San Fransisco and 100 miles (160 km) south of the Oregon border. At the 2010 Census, the population of the city was 27,191.


Climate: Mediterran Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August

Tourist Attractions

Humboldt Botanical Garden
The Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge
The Eureka Marsh

Emergency Contact Numbers in Arcata, CA city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Cab: Plaza Cab (+1 707-822-4742)


  • Split Lip Rayfield
  • Peach Purple and Black Sage Runners
  • Irie Rockers

Tourist Attractions

  • Azalea State Natural Reserve
  • Mad River County Park
  • Sequoia Park Zoo

Visit Top Restaurants in Arcata, CA

  • Hole In the Wall Great Sandwiches
  • Folie Douce
  • Cafe Brio

Top Shopping Centers in Arcata, CA

  • The Shop
  • Clothing Dock
  • Angels of Hope Thrift Store

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Natural History Museum
  • Phillips House Museum
  • Clarke Historical Museum

Shelling Out Dollars


Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 13.75 $

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)- 8.00 $

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) - 6.00 $


Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 5.50 $

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 27.50 $