Eureka to Crescent City & Oregon State Line: Roadtrip Guide

This is the third of my road trip posts and you can see San Francisco to Mendocino here and Mendocino to Eureka here. For this day I drove from Eureka to Crescent City with a detour up to the Oregon stateline and back. You can easily use this post for a trip all the way to Brookings, […]

Trees of Mystery: Giant Paul Bunyan, Crazy Trees and a Gondola Ride

File this under one of the best road trip spots I have ever seen. From the minute it comes into view, the 60 foot Paul Bunyan statue and his 30 foot ox sidekick beckon the weary traveler to come sit at their feet and hear their tales. I have seen these statues before and I was […]

Hensel’s Seafood and Deli: Best Fish Tacos Ever

Update May 2015 – I am told they are in the process of relocating and are currently closed. Let me know if you hear anything else in the comments. In the small coastal town of Crescent City sits one of the best fish taco places I have ever been to in my entire life. The […]

Pelican State Beach: Last Beach in California

As the Northernmost state beach in California, Pelican State Beach is a small, beautiful and eerie stretch of sand. It is located only 3 minutes drive from the Oregon border and with no sign leading to it and a road that looks like it hasn’t been maintained in year it is a remote but beautiful place to […]

Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery on the Smith River

Fifteen minutes South of the Oregon – California border is a small, privately owned fish hatchery for Salmon and Steelhead that is open to the public. If you have ever wondered how a place like this works then you can call and set up a free tour or you can just go during the hours they […]