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Quiet, beautiful little town. Houses beautifully maintained. Everyone was very warm and welcoming... read more

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Los Angeles, California
Quiet but full of charm

We spent a couple of hours in Ferndale on our drive from the Avenue of Giants to Eureka, CA. The... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet, beautiful little town. Houses beautifully maintained. Everyone was very warm and welcoming everywhere we went.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours in Ferndale on our drive from the Avenue of Giants to Eureka, CA. The beautifully maintained Victorian buildings are just wonderful! The shops are unique, fun, well curated and affordable. We encountered friendly, helpful locals everywhere we went and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Hexy
Reviewed April 7, 2019

It’s been a few years since we’ve been to Ferndale, but amazingly not much has changed. And that’s a good thing. Too much people, too much, merriment can absolutely change the scenery. Keep it safe, keep it free. Let it stay that way.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed March 26, 2019

It seems that everyone who lives here works hard to keep their properties up. IT is TRULY Victorian through and through. Even the public toilet is Victorian.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alaskalodge
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Rolled into this beautiful town, had a pint at one of the local pubs and a short stroll to the VI we were warmly welcomed and after a pre dinner drink at the bar, had a wonderful meal. Fine dining but casual conversation. Recommended!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank neuron1964
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Walkable. Worth an hour if you are passing though. Not much to see but quaint old victorian village with beautiful buildings/well-preserved architecture; setting of a few Hollywood movies (i.e. The Majestic with Jim Carey). Zip through Main Street's local shops and restaurants, visit the hillside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank minniemae
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The town of Ferndale has become a destination for us when we travel from Colorado. It is very idyllic, extremely clean and simply gorgeous! For the ultimate pampering, we highly recommend staying at the Gingerbread Mansion and having dinner at the Victorian Inn. The Shaw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EedWee
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We lived fairly close to this place and loved it. We visited often when coming south after we moved north to Washington State.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank onsjoseke
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Coming down 101, make it a point to swing toward the coast to visit the Victorian village of Ferndale. You aren't on the water's edge, but the beaches are close. So you can spend some time exploring the shops in the village before the beach,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We had a very pleasant walk through the village...interesting shops...most were very friendly...fun shopping!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Eureka is the metropolitan capital of the North Coast about 20 or 30 minutes away. Fortuna is the large town across the river. There is an airport in Arcata (actually it's north of Arcata) that has regular flights.