Hotels in Mckinleyville

Mckinleyville Details

The town of McKinleyville is in Humboldt County, California, just over five miles north of Arcata. It is a laid-back place where people like to say horses still have the right of way. Many of the visitors who come to stay in discount hotels in McKinleyville and surrounding communities love whale watching. One of the best places to do this is McKinleyville Vista Point. McKinleyville is the proud owner of the worlds Largest Single-Log Totem Pole. Each year the town holds a Clam Beach Run, the Robert McManus Remembrance Walk/Run, and the Azalea Festival (also called Pony Express Days).In your budget hotel in McKinleyville, you are not far from the Azalea State Reserve. This is a 30-acre protected area where every spring is colored with pink and white blossoms and a heavenly fragrance. There are self-guided nature trails and a picnic area. A half-hour drive takes you to Trinidad State Beach which is known for its colorful tidal pools. The rocks offshore are part of the California Coastal Monument. Also nearby is Fort Humboldt and Sequoia Park. In this reconstruction of a U.S. Army frontier fort you can learn about the early military career of Ulysses S. Grant, who was stationed here for six months. You can also see one of the last significant stands of virgin redwood forest. There is the Sequoia Park Zoo where you can see animals from six continents. The river otters are always a big hit with children.