Located on Route 101, Eureka is an important city of the Redwood Empire’s Humboldt County. Its significance further lies in the fact that it is the largest coastal city between San Francisco and Portland. This city is also considered to be one of California's major commercial fishing ports. Occupationally, the city once witnessed a boom in the lumber industry. Aesthetically speaking, Eureka’s panoramas are dominated by beautiful Victorian homes.
On the Eureka tourism front, the city is home to the Sequoia Park Zoo which happens to be California's oldest zoo. It is also Eureka’s most important attraction. Following the zoo is the Carson Mansion that is “considered the grandest Victorian home in America,” in order of importance. It is also regarded as one of the highest executions of the American Queen Anne Style architecture. Then the Old Town Eureka, an important city landmark is abundant with places to shop, eat and just linger around in the evenings. Additionally, some more attractions that you must not miss as you visit Eureka include Humboldt Bay, Sequoia Park Garden, Lost Coast Trail and the Headwaters Forest Reserve among more.
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