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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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A beautiful drive and one well worth doing. The avenue isn't huge but has a few pull over spots for... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Stephanie V
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
beautiful place to visit!!

Any pictures that you happen to see of this place, will not do it justice! this place is so... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Adolfo H
Maywood, California
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Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful drive and one well worth doing. The avenue isn't huge but has a few pull over spots for you to get out and explore. The trees are awe inspiring and something which just has to be seen to be believed.

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Any pictures that you happen to see of this place, will not do it justice! this place is so beautiful, you have to see it in person! I recommend you pack a picnic because you will want to spend as much time as possible taking...More

1  Thank Adolfo H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

There is no other place where redwoods are so encompassing as the Avenue of Giants and the Redwood National Forest! We would never pass up a chance to visit these wonderful woods. So quiet and fragrant and bug free!

Thank we2luv2travelglobal
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Speechless and awe inspired by the beauty and size of these giants. Must see if you're in or passing through the area.

Thank Caleb D
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If the beauty of the Redwoods along Highway 101 isn't enough it's even more enjoyable on the Avenue of the Giants (CA-254). The two lane road puts you right next to the giants which are literally right next to the road in some spots. We...More

1  Thank wolfzero2
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this one if you're roadtrippin' nearby. Absolute total stunner. Do the complete route, you won't get enough of these gigantes

Thank Tripotle
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If you have the time on the way through this area, you should get off of the main highway and take this scenic road. It takes you through several groves of old growth redwoods that tower over the road, with some huge trees right on...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Spring Trilliums are showing themselves right now. They'll only be around another few days so get here quick!

Thank dogwood62
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

You read about it, you see photos of it, but nothing prepares you for Avenue of the Giants. The redwoods are majestic, absolutely incredible. Only problem is that your neck hurts after a while because of all the looking up. Not to mention you want...More

Thank VladBalan
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Avenue of the Giants is an unbelievable experience. Beautiful wonders of nature and fun to drive. This is one of the best things Northern California offers. Definitely worth a longer detour.

Thank Jan R
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We will be heading to this area in two weeks. It looks like you cannot drive the Avenue of the Giants now because the road is closed. Does anyone have more information on this? Thanks!
3 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
Hello! I am traveling with my kids in spring -- we are driving from portland to Crescent City to Trinidad to Ave. of the Giants--then onto SanFran. Would love to know best stops for hiking, places for staying and how to expose my kids to the amazing places of nature -- how much better they are than video games :) Thanks so much!!!
21 November 2016|
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Response from 94121travel | Reviewed this property |
We made our base in Fortuna at the "Best Western Country Inn, Fortuna" to explore the Redwoods - notes in parentheses are TripAdvisor reviews which I think you can review from my profile: Avenue of the Giants (5... More
Salma .
What might happen if someone tried to grow a redwood tree in Kansas or Missouri for example?
21 October 2016|
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Response from 94121travel | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of variables as to what constitutes acceptable growing area for Redwoods. I can't find a good source online but vaguely remember that there are attempts to grow them in China and in the south of France. In... More