IMPORTANT Travel Updates:
Planning to visit Humboldt County?
Here is some important information to ensure your trip is SAFE, stress-free and enjoyable:

Traffic Delays - Last Chance Grade:If you are traveling north to Crescent City or south into Humboldt, expect 30-minute traffic delays on Hwy 101 south of Crescent City, Del Norte County. For updated information visit:

After temporarily closing some California National Forests for public safety, the USDA Forest Service has announced the  Six Rivers National Forest in eastern Humboldt County has been re-opened.

The Knob Fire burning in the vicinity of Willow Creek has been 100% contained.
If planning to travel on HWY 299, please check the CalTrans website for the most recent road conditions:

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Travel Media Services

From a journalists’s point of view, the Redwood Coast is still relatively unknown, giving your audience the novelty and excitement of discovering a destination that’s off the beaten path but destined to become one of California’s favorite vacation spots.

The Redwood Coast is a gold mine of great travel articles, with its stunning natural beauty and incredible outdoor recreation, its thriving arts and fascinating history, and its small-town charm replete with interesting people, businesses and events. 

The Humboldt County Visitors Bureau offers a variety of services to help you, the travel journalist. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if we can provide any further assistance.

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park

Home of the world's tallest trees. Courtesy Patrick Orton/

Redwood National Park

Home of the world's tallest trees. Courtesy Patrick Orton/

How we can help.

Arrange Familiarization Trips:
We will help you plan your itinerary, make reservations, etc. Our Bureau members are most generous, and we can often arrange complimentary lodging and meals for bona fide travel journalists on assignment. We are also pleased to put you in touch with local experts, arrange interviews and help guide you to our many attractions.

Help Research Your Story:
We have extensive files and contacts on just about every aspect of the Redwood Coast. On request, we will be happy to provide you with whatever background information we have. In addition, we are also available to fact-check your completed articles.

Get the Picture:
Our extensive photo files are open to travel journalists to illustrate your articles and guide books. We offer downloadable high resolution photos on this site of 40 fully-released and royalty-free images for your use. The bureau's 30-minute video, "Discover Humboldt" is also available to broadcast journalists for use as B roll. Please give us several weeks notice if you want broadcast quality video.

Group Fam Trips:
We love to host press trips for travel writer clubs and associations! For your upcoming meeting or as a stand-alone familiarization tour, we will handle all the details, including a discount package for spouses and guests. A range of fun and interesting activities will make this a press trip you won’t forget. Call us to discuss your plans.

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