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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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As a Californian - meh...

I've been around redwoods & sequoias my entire life. These groves are impressive, but they don't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bob D
Jamul, California
Indescribable Handiwork of God

There are hardly words to describe this amazing drive through the "giants". It was breath-taking... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Rebecca D
Cuenca, Ecuador
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Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been around redwoods & sequoias my entire life. These groves are impressive, but they don't stand out if you've been to Sequoia National Park or to the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite. Spent about an hour slowly driving through the grove. There look to be...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

There are hardly words to describe this amazing drive through the "giants". It was breath-taking and awe-inspiring. We took a few moments to walk into the forest and found it the most peaceful feeling. The sheer height was tremendous, but the width of the trees...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We took the Avenue of the Gaints on our way to ferndale. This stretch of road is breathe taking, you have to take your time through so you can stop and hike some of the areas make sure you stop at the visiting center so...More

Thank Evie B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This road trip takes you into areas ancient and present. Do not just drive the 31 miles; get out and walk around. My wife and I took several hikes in the area and the noise from passing cars go away after you've walked several hundred...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

In 1980 on our honeymoon, we travelled through the Avenue of the Giants. I recommend it because it was wonderful, created an everlasting memory and you never know if it will be the last time the trees are there for you or you are there...More

1  Thank TinajoeB
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This 31-mile drive through the gigantic Coastal Redwoods is one of the most awe-inspiring drives you will ever make! Speed limits are very low (35-45 mph) for most of the 31 miles and there are many turnouts where you can breathe the fresh air while...More

2  Thank Dale H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

AMAZING! It is incredible what nature provides! Truly a wonderful place to visit and spend time taking in the wonders of nature. So much to take in be sure to give yourself enough time to take it all in!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It is far away from big cities but it you are car traveling and pass near this place it totally worth the stop. There are not fancy hotels near, but if you love nature there are a lot of camping areas. The views are amazing,...More

Thank Giulianau
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A detour off US Highway 101 takes you through this lovely forest of giant redwoods. A peaceful drive with beautiful scenery. Lovely trees, a river running beside the road part of the way. A variety of cafes, souvenir shops and places of interest to stop...More

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It lasted only about an hour but the drive was breathtaking. I’ve been in a Redwood forest before but this was truly unique as you drive along the humongous redwoods. It was cool to walk around and hike in the forest at other places but...More

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Lisa P
1 September 2017|
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Response from Alba Linda P | Reviewed this property |
The town of Trinidad is a very picturesque fishing village on the coast just and a few miles north of Arcata and hwy 299 which goes to WillowCreek. It has a small motel in the Redwoods named Emerald Forest Cabins and RV... More
Lisa P
1 September 2017|
Response from Evie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa! We stayed in Williets the old west inn It was quite, the staff was super helpful and nice and the prices were reasonable. I hope this helps. Evie
2 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
That's a surprise to me. I'd suggest calling the state or possible the best western in Garberville. The BW makes their money on that drive, they should know the answer