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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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Moving trip from Seattle to L.A.

It was so beautiful and the trees were massive, but most of the road was closed because there was a... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Donna C
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30 miles, and 4 and 1/2 hours.

That's how long we were there. On a motorcycle trip we decided to take the ride through. Not one... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Millie D
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“founders grove” (38 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (42 reviews)
“giant redwoods” (36 reviews)
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Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
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+1 707-946-2263

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It was so beautiful and the trees were massive, but most of the road was closed because there was a marathon of some sort! We were very disappointed and a bit bummed out but my advice is to check the dates you wanna go and...More

1  Thank Donna C
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

That's how long we were there. On a motorcycle trip we decided to take the ride through. Not one disappointment at all. Will definitely be back to do it again.

Thank Millie D
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Unless you are in a desperate hurry, this 30 mile stretch of alternative route is the only way to go. Small villages dot the Redwood forest as the road meanders through these majestic giants. Fantastic - even in the pouring rain!

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Must see State Park. Visiting this, or probably any other Redwood forest gives you a good perspective about how magnificent nature is. We learned that redwoods were all over the world originally, but we all know why many forests disappeared! Now its up to anyone...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Avenue of the Giants is a 31 mile long road lined with ancient Redwoods. All along the way are places to park and explore on foot. The trees, some thousands of years old, reach up hundreds of feet to the sky. They are breath-taking....More

Thank mel9661
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This drive was one of my family's favorites! We started in the morning and saw almost no one else. There were a few spots where the road was tight, so be prepared for that. It is a must if you are traveling through the area.

Thank KPrich
Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a beautiful drive. Pictures do not do these beautiful groves of trees justice. Lots of nice short hikes along the way.

Thank dragon1681
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you are wondering whether it's worth taking the extra time to drive through the Redwoods, my opinion is YES! Take the time to stop along the way and get out of your vehicle to appreciate the whole sensory experience of being in the presence...More

Thank Rjgt79
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have to say that I went first to the Sequoia National Park and I did like it better, but the avenue of the giants its a lovely ride to take. You have to be paying attention because even though they have signs for it,...More

1  Thank Dianaandersen
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was a high light of our trip and is something that one should she in your lifetime. TIP: the best section is between Miranda and Myers Flat. Don't race through stop and enjoy what took mother nature hundreds of years to make.

1  Thank heumanntouch
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Lisa P
1 September 2017|
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Response from Cindy S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Crescent City which was really close to much of the action. Eureka was busy, bumper to bumper when we were there but Crescent City was quiet, a thin strip of hotels and eateries, stores, with a bay. It's right... More
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Lisa P
1 September 2017|
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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
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BobStJohn
3 March 2017|
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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
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