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Crescent City vacation rentals

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Cabin in Crescent City
Redwood Cabin
Beautiful cedar wood cabin in the Redwoods with a hot tub overlooking the Smith River. Newly built with rustic charm and attention to detail. One bedroom, plus a loft with full staircase, furnished with new queen beds. Wonderful grassy area behind the cabin for picnics, relaxing and badminton. Perfect location for peaceful getaway, within 15 minutes of Redwood parks, beaches and restaurants. Come relax in a little peace of heaven nestled in the forests and rivers of the Northern California Coast
$235 per night
Home in Crescent City
The GetAway - Travel Magazine's The Place to Stay
The Getaway: "The Place to Stay"- Selected by PureTravel Digital Magazine Cozy, Cosmopolitan & by the Coast Your perfect two-bedroom, art-filled, post-hike escape with handcrafted wood accents, jetted tub, wood stove and cocktail cart. And we can't fib, we are delighted to be singled out as the cozy, oh-so-charming pick for accommodations in the article "The Secret Charm of California's Northernmost Escape." Strolling distance to the beach, gated backyard, fire pit, blanket, bbq to enjoy!
$154 per night
Cottage in Crescent City
Cozy Coastal Cottage, by Pebble Beach Private Yard
Welcome to the Cozy Coastal Cottage! A short walk to beautiful sandy beaches and marvelous sunsets. Wake up to the sound of ocean waves breaking on the shore and the faint sound of sea lions in the distance. This cottage comes with modern finishes and details! Walk to world famous beaches or enjoy a short drive to pristine wild rivers and ancient redwood forests. Close to downtown shops and restaurants. Nature wonderland with plenty of outdoor opportunities. Follow us @crescent_cccottage
$154 per night

Stay near Crescent City's top sights

Beach Front Park9 locals recommend
Walmart Supercenter15 locals recommend
Ocean World42 locals recommend
The Good Harvest Cafe33 locals recommend
Chart Room45 locals recommend
Fisherman's Restaurant15 locals recommend

Crescent City beach vacation rentals

Bungalow in Crescent City
Coastal Cove
$218 per night
Cottage in Crescent City
Coastal Cottage Walk to the Beach 5min to Redwoods
$121 per night
Guesthouse in Crescent City
Cottage by the Sea - a very cozy spot to relax
$170 per night
Rental unit in Crescent City
Beachfront Studio & Rothbar Puppy Park
$150 per night

Crescent City house rentals

Home in Crescent City
Modern Home, Centrally located!
$194 per night
Home in Crescent City
Old Mill Getaway
$125 per night
Home in Crescent City
Enjoy Sunsets + Romantic Getaway + Stroll to Beach
$149 per night
Home in Crescent City
Beach & Redwoods 5mins from Unexpected Oasis
$124 per night

Beach house rentals in Crescent City

Home in Crescent City
Ugly Marlin oceanfront cottage
$298 per night
Home in Crescent City
Lighthouse Point - Ocean Views Galore!
$450 per night
Home in Crescent City
Work. Play. Love.
$131 per night
Home in Smith River
Experience "The VUE" a Waterfront Gem with Hot Tub
$333 per night

Your guide to Crescent City

All About Crescent City

Named for its curved stretch of Pacific Ocean beachfront, Crescent City is located on the far northern coast of California, 20 miles from the Oregon border and close to the soaring redwoods of Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park and rippling waters of Smith River.

Crescent City boasts breathtaking beaches. You can beachcomb for agates and explore the tide pools on windswept Pebble Beach, admiring the sea stacks studding the coastline. The vast coastal plain at Tolowa Dunes State Park encompasses two lakes, forests, wetlands, and 11 serene miles of beach. The Smith River, California’s largest undammed waterway, is a well-loved spot to fish and kayak.

Quaint shops and local eateries dot the downtown area. You can sample cheese from California’s oldest family-owned cheese company, try local craft beer, and savor freshly caught seafood. Wherever you are in town, Crescent Beach’s three-mile stretch of silky sand is never far away.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Crescent City

Because of its location along the northern California coast, Crescent City is one of the coolest parts of the state, with a mild climate and overcast skies throughout the year. In the summer and early fall months, that means the heat never becomes sweltering, and cloud cover is frequent. If you crave summer heat, simply drive a few miles inland. The Klamath Salmon Festival, which typically takes place in August, features a parade, activities honoring the traditions of the Klamath Tribes, and, of course, delicious fish. During the winter, you can expect rain and high winds — though temperatures rarely drop below freezing— so pack a waterproof layer and proper shoes if you’re planning to visit during this time. In December, the city holds its Lighthouse Quilt Guild Christmas Bazaar, where you can find quilts and unique handmade gifts for sale.

Top things to do in Crescent City

Battery Point Light

The historic Battery Point Lighthouse, which has been in service since 1856, perches atop a rocky outcrop at the foot of Lighthouse Way. The Del Norte County Historical Society operates the lighthouse and its accompanying museum, which are both accessible only during low tide, so check the online schedule for times.

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Old-growth redwoods tower over the trails in the densely forested, 10,000-acre Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, minutes northeast of town. The park is home to one of the largest untouched remaining expanses of coastal redwood forest in California. The narrow Howland Hill Road passes through the center of the park, offering a scenic six-mile drive beneath the canopy.

B Street Pier

The picturesque B Street Pier, which stretches along the western wall of Crescent Harbor, extends 900 feet into the Pacific. Take a stroll along the pier for sweeping views of the ocean and Battery Point Lighthouse in the distance. The pier is a popular public spot for crabbing in the fall and winter months, as the waters are abundant with Dungeness crab (you don’t need a license if you’re using one or two crab pots). Occasionally, sea lions lounge near the pier.