About Eureka

Let's have a look around into background of Eureka

County:  Humboldt County 
State: California
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.8022222
Longitude: -124.1625
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Eureka

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


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.

Distance from Eureka center to Airport

The closest major airport to Eureka, California is Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV / KACV).
Driving Distance: 17 miles / 27 km
Driving Time: 23 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

Airport: Arcata-Eureka Airport
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines and Eureka Transit Services

Customs and Tipping

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

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Eureka city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245 
Airport: +1 707-839-5401 (Arcata-Eureka Airport)
Hospital: +1 707-445-8121 (St. Joseph Hospital)


Redwood Coast Music Festival
Rhododendron Festival 
 Humboldt Wood Fair

Tourist Attractions

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

Theatre & Concerts

North Coast Repertory Theater
The Eureka Theater
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds

Visit Top Restaurants in Eureka

Brick and Fire Bistro
Sea Grill
The Banana Hut

Top Shopping Centers in Eureka

The Bayshore Mall 
The Eureka Mall
Burre Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Clarke Historical Museum
The Morris Graves Museum of Art
The Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Sorbet – Restaurant 301
Bagels  – Los Bagels
Fried Chicken – Samoa Cookhouse

Sports Club

Humboldt Soccer League – Soccer
Redwood Gun Club – Shooting
Humboldt Tennis Club – Tennis

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 6.00
Taxi: $ 5.50 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,491.67
Cheap meal: $ 13.75
Gasoline: $ 0.73 / litre
3 course meal: $ 45.00