The Eureka Boardwalk is a lovely place for a stroll along the waterfront. Got your fishing pole with you? Public fishing is permitted. So is feeding the resident seagulls. During the summer, a fun and free weekly concert series takes place at the C Street Market Square.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Old Town Eureka is a portal into the past when there was gold in them there hills, and everyone wanted to shout, "Eureka! I've found it." Today, you can "mine" for treasure at antique shops and local boutiques. There's also an array of eclectic restaurants.
Built by one of the great lumber barons of the 19th century, the William Carson Mansion is a sight to behold in Old Town Eureka. This classic example of Victorian architecture is one of the most photographed structures in the world. Visitors marvel at its ornate elegance. Come see it for yourself!
The largest museum in Humboldt County holds impressive collections of Northwest Native American artifacts. These include baskets, tools, and jewelry. Learn all about the colorful history of the area. The museum is housed in the former Bank of Eureka building in historic Old Town.
For a truly special experience, sign up for a cruise on Humboldt Bay. There are several types of tours from which to choose. The Cocktail Cruise is a lovely way to greet the evening. An Eco Cruise takes passengers out to see harbor seals and oyster beds. The Narrated Cruise touch on Eureka's fascinating history.