Destination guide

Travel to friendly McKinleyville

The ocean views, riverfront and forests are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in McKinleyville. This welcoming city allures visitors with its hiking and biking. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around McKinleyville

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that McKinleyville has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beau Pre Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Chumayo Spa (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Finnish Country Sauna & Tubs (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Mad River Hatchery (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Baywood Golf And Country Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in McKinleyville

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 63°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of McKinleyville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, McKinleyville is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mad River Beach County Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Clam Beach County Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Arcata Community Forest (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Moonstone Beach (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Luffenholtz Beach County Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Trinidad Bay (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)

Traveling to and around McKinleyville

The nearest airport is in Eureka, CA (ACV-Arcata - Eureka), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around McKinleyville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 231 holiday lettings near McKinleyville. From 153 Houses to 36 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near McKinleyville is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to McKinleyville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in McKinleyville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Clam Beach County Park: 226 holiday lettings
  • Beau Pre Golf Club: 240 holiday lettings
  • McKinleyville Totem Pole: 230 holiday lettings
  • Trinidad Bay: 239 holiday lettings
  • Samoa Dunes Recreation Area: 181 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around McKinleyville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in McKinleyville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 153 Houses in McKinleyville. Our other popular types of McKinleyville holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 36 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in McKinleyville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 210 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in McKinleyville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.