A Drive in the Avenue of the Giants, California

Ketki Dongare Jul 8, 2019
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America's one of the most iconic route, the Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to the U.S. Highway 101. Go on a drive through the classic route, experience the giant redwoods up close and admire the magical place!

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The Drive:

Take a short detour on the Highway 101 and ride through Northern California's most scenic 31 miles for about 2.5 hours!
A Pro Tip: Time to get on a bike and let the fresh air sweep across your face, as the Avenue of the Giants is far more an enjoyable ride on a bike than in a car!

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Explore the Redwoods

Once in the Avenue of the Giants, be ready to feel petite and tiny standing in front the giant redwoods.

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There a plenty of "pull overs" and "stops to admire" along the Avenue of the Giants.

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Drive in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park for most of the journey and the dense redwood forest is a nature's gift to you!

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These sky-touching, oversized Sequoia trees in Rockefeller Forest are surely going to put a strain on your neck!

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Find yourself a secluded place along the Eel River and set up a base camp for the night! You can go swimming in the river or just hike around it.
Hike along the redwoods and watch out for the beautiful spread of lush green ground-cover with The Grieg-French-Bell Groves.
Along the route, you'll come across the Dyerville Giant, the tallest tree in the world until it fell in 1991.

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Capture the moments in a camera, for the journey will end and as you look back in the wide-spread redwoods, the Avenue of the Giants will be a memory of a beautiful drive!