California’s Redwood Coast is calling. This little slice of paradise is simply magical during winter months. Picture yourself on a crisp morning hiking uncrowded Redwood Park trails with the most beautiful light rays that you’ve ever seen trickling through the forest canopy. Relaxing in the evenings in the coziest of cozy redwood forest cabins. Enjoy a winter escape for two or holiday gathering for the entire family along California’s Redwood Coast. This trip should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Things To Do:


Apart from amazing hiking trails and redwood forest cabins and retreats, California’s north coast features wonderful wintertime events that you will not want to miss during your getaway….

Annual Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods

This beloved event held at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park provides a rare opportunity for participants to walk on a path through the old-growth redwoods at night Be sure to make your reservations starting November 1st, 2019.


Humboldt Steelhead Days

Join this annual fishing contest & fishy events from January 19 to February 23, 2019. There are more steelhead in Humboldt County than anywhere else in California. Experience Humboldt in the wintertime and fish for for legendary steelhead while exploring the natural beauty of the Redwoods. Special Rate for Steelheaders: 10% Off selected home rentals with Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals. 



Clam Beach Run Saturday

The Trinidad to Clam Beach Run began as a winter training race for Humboldt State Track and Field runners. Over the years, it has evolved into a nationally known run, with a 3, 5 3/4, 8 3/4-mile events. The unique feature of the run is crossing the mouth of the Little River at Moonstone Beach.

The date and start time of the race are determined by the height of the tide on either the last Saturday of January or the first Saturday of February.


Where To Stay:

redwood forest cabins


Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals has the perfect property for your winter retreat with a large variety of homes located only minutes to Redwood National & State Parks. Here are just a few of our favorites….

redwood forest cabins Forest Lake Mid Century Modern

Stay and relax on the Redwood Coast at the beautiful Mid Century Modern Home in Eureka, CA. Located only 10 minutes from Old Town, 20 minutes from HSU and Arcata, and about an hour north or south to some of the best places to see Redwood trees. This home is right on the Humboldt Bay and close to many gorgeous beaches on the Redwood Coast! The home features stylish Mid-Century Modern décor with newly updated fixtures, bath and kitchen. 3 Full bedrooms sleeps up to 7 guests.


redwood forest cabins Moonlight Wildlife Retreat

Surround yourself in nature’s beauty & tranquility at this top of the line Moonlight Wildlife Retreat Magnificent bay, meadow & mountain views, big fields, privacy, decks all on over, and 2.5 acres for your enjoyment. Floor to ceiling glass surround the living room, dining room and much of the gourmet kitchen. The location is excellent as it is halfway between Arcata & Eureka, and very easy to get to Hwy 101.



redwood forest cabins Lilac Victorian

If cozy redwood forest cabins are not quite your style you might enjoy this gorgeous, newly refinished victorian home just a block from the Humboldt Bay in Old Town Eureka, CA. This unique vacation property is actually 2 separate apartments that can be rented as one! 3 bedrooms, two kitchens, 2 full baths and two half baths, and two living areas provide plenty of space that can easily accommodate up to 10 guests.   It’s about 6 block from the center of Old Town with plenty of shops, restaurants and the boardwalk.


redwood forest cabins Prairie Beach Home

This winter enjoy a remote escape on a beautiful farm setting with ocean & beach views and a mile and a half walk through horse prairies, along the shores of Redwood Creek. This beautiful valley is just 4 miles from Prairie Creek Redwood National Park! This two bedroom, 1 bath house is located on ten acres with an inviting grassy field surrounded by forests. This home sleeps 5 and is by far one of the most adorable redwood forest cabins in the region.


These, as well as many other redwood forest cabins and vacation rentals throughout Humboldt, Del Norte & Trinity Counties, provide the perfect redwoods retreat.While winters are indeed a bit cooler, they provide a different kind of visit. Start planning your getaway now and take advantage of low seasonal rates. Escape the ordinary this winter and journey to California’s majestic Redwoods Coast.