Our hotel near the entrance to the Avenue of the Giants is the ideal place to start this world-famous scenic drive. A 31-mile section of an original section of Highway 101, the Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to the modern US Route 101. Starting in Garberville, the highway weaves north through Humboldt Redwoods State Park, the heart of one of the best redwood groves anywhere in California.
The 31-mile route is fairly straightforward: simply leave our hotel and head north through the Avenue of the Giants. The route connects a number of smaller towns and outposts, as well as a variety of roadside stops. You’ll definitely want to bring your camera to capture the moment! Some of the most photo-worthy stops along the way include:
As the southern entry point, Garberville is the ideal spot to begin your drive through these mythical towering trees. Best Western Plus Humboldt House Inn is the perfect place to stay near the Avenue of the Giants, combining the comforts of home with beautiful mountain views and modern amenities. Just step outside our hotel to see a detailed map of the route before you head out, or ask our hotel staff for any help you may need on your trip!