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Rocks on the beach during the sunset

Plan Your Trip

Your trip to Trinidad is just a dream away.

Step 1: Plan about your ideal Northern California getaway.

Step 2: Book your travel & accommodations.

Step 3: Experience the magic of the North Coast!

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Getting Here

Getting Here

We’re a bit off the path, but worth the trip! Here’s a map of the Greater Trinidad Area and some directions to get you started. 

By Plane


Fly Humboldt


“Your gateway to the Redwood Coast” Humboldt County Airport (ACV on United) offers daily service to Denver International Airport, LAX, and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Book your flight today!

By Car

From the South

294 miles from San Francisco


From the North

391 miles from Portland

From the East

151 miles from Redding

Maps & Info

Looking to pick up some of our maps and brochures of the local area? Head to these places to get insider tips on all the best spots.


City Hall

Drop by City Hall (409 Trinity St), to pick up brochures and guides for fun things to do around the area.

Sarah Corliss - Forbes & Associates

Stop by Sarah's office (343 Main Street), located in the Murphy's parking lot in Trinidad to pick up one of our brochures!

Trinidad Coastal Land Trust - Simmons Gallery

If you're already in the area stop by the Simmons Gallery (380 Janis Ct), to get your copy and check out the museum too!

Trinidad Bay Bed & Breakfast Hotel 

Or swing by and grab a Chamber Brochure Map at the Trinidad California Tourism and Lodging Association (560 Edwards),  they’re located in the Trinidad Bay BnB Hotel—on the corner, at the end of Trinity Street and the Bay.

Lighthouse Passport Stamps

If you go around 3, say hi to the Innkeeper, Tyler at the Trinidad Bay Bed & Breakfast Hotel. He just might have some cookies for you. He can help you with local information and suggestions. Mike and Tyler will have stamps for your US Lighthouse Society Passports, and you can also get them at the Trinidad Museum. Click here to learn more. 

On a road trip? Here are neighboring Highway 101 places we recommend!

Ave of the Giants

Southern Humboldt

Start your trip with a visit to Southern Humboldt. From driving along the Avenue of the Giants, to Sportfishing, and hiking the Lost Coast Trail, the magic starts here. 

Visit Eureka


A historic spot on California’s North Coast surrounded by Redwoods and the Pacific. With plenty to do outdoors and indoors by day, experience Eureka’s sparkling nightlife as you take a stroll downtown amongst grand murals and shops full of unique treasures.



Known as the beating heart of the North Coast, Arcata is a lively university town waiting to be explored. Spend your day biking along picturesque farmland, hike through the community forest, or shop for artisanal crafts in the Arcata Plaza. Whatever it is your heart craves, Arcata is the perfect destination.



If any of your interests include fishing, hiking, golfing, beachcombing, or even whale watching then you may want to stop at Brookings during your trip. With great food, fun shops, and the perfect climate 365 days a year you might question why you don't just live here year-round.

Gold Beach

Gold Beach

Located on Scenic Highway 101, Gold Beach sits between the Rogue River and the Siskiyou Mountains. Discover remote landscapes with stunning panoramic views or feel the thrill of hooking your first salmon. Your adventure continues here.

Sample Itineraries

Sample Itineraries

Plan Your Wedding or Event

Plan Your Wedding or Event

With stunning views of the Northern California Coastline, pristine beaches, and the most magnificent Redwood forests, Trinidad is the ultimate destination for weddings, retreats, family reunions, and special events.


Here are some of the local caterers, photographers, florists, and venues that we know and love that would help make your day extra special.

Moonstone Images- Bride to Be on the Bea

Based on California’s North Coast, Chantele Leatherwood is an acclaimed photographer who artfully captures moments, events, and relationships with extraordinary skill.

Lost Whale Inn Wedding

Whether you are planning for a family reunion, holiday, special event or wedding, hosting your event at the Lost Whale Inn bed and breakfast will be a memorable experience!

Moonstone In Bloom- Flower Bouquets & Ar

Here at Moonstone in Bloom, we create unique arrangements made to order using seasonal flowers, all of which are locally sourced or grown in our very own garden.

Brett Shuler Fine Catering

Customized menus, with fresh organic ingredients using the best that Humboldt County has to offer from the ocean to the forest, farm, and pasture.

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