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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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Remarkable and Awesome Experience: Look Up, Up , Up!

September 7, 2017 - We left McKinleyville and drove South on Rt 101 until we got to the turnoff for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland

Amazing 31 mile drive through the Redwoods are just unbelievable ! Mother Nature did some of her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob S
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“founders grove” (38 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (42 reviews)
“giant redwoods” (36 reviews)
Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263

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Reviewed 1 week ago

September 7, 2017 - We left McKinleyville and drove South on Rt 101 until we got to the turnoff for The Avenue of the Giants, an incredible drive through redwoods. It took about 10 minutes until we reached a small store where we asked questions...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing 31 mile drive through the Redwoods are just unbelievable ! Mother Nature did some of her best work ! Love the trees that had fallen so you can see how wide they are and number of year rings! One of the best attractions I've...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

remarkable drive - such amazing, wonderful trees - and SO close to the road. MUCH better than Kings Canyon. This trip we took our time and visited all the kitch shops on the side of the road and marveled at how many giant trees there...More

Thank JSmith999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through the Avenue of the Giants from the south to the north. Exciting nature and as the name says lots of big Reedwoods. You have several options to stop for long or short trails. Maybe the relation between the stops named on the...More

Thank Christof79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only our third time visiting the Avenue and, each time, it gets better. You have to take walks through the forest...many walks on many trails. Just get inside and relax....you will have a sore neck after all the looking up at the tall, tall, tall...More

Thank Lastrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can read all the reviews you like about this incredible place, but the truth is you will never appreciate just how wonderful it is until you take the drive yourself. If you have been fortunate enough to peer over the side of the Grand...More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Words can hardly describe the 30 some miles of breath taking scenery along the Avenue of the Giants. There is something magical about being in the middle of trees that are in some cases up to a thousand years old, giant redwoods and full opportunity...More

1  Thank ProMetalSales
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We drove up from San Fran and will do this trip every time we are close. Pictures do no justice for how amazing this place is. The weather was not the best when we were there, but it didn't dampen my attitude. I would recommend...More

Thank sachamo
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to drive along this avenue. Traffic was light when we went, but we still had to pull over to let others pass so that we could take our time. There are so many places to pull over...More

Thank alyhsnna55
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Spending my morning in Redwood National and State park, I decided to drive to Mendocino. I spotted this place have 700+ reviews and a five star review, which is rare, and decided to make a stop. Believe it or not, the redwood forest here is...More

1  Thank Xuefei X
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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
Lisa P
1 September 2017|
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
2 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