Hotels in Smith River, California

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Smith River overview

Smith River is a relaxing place known for its beaches and riverfront, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and forests. You'll enjoy activities like surfing. Soak up some sunshine at Tolowa Dunes State Park and McVay Rock State Recreation Site. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like South Fork of the Smith River and Ship Ashore Museum. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Smith River is for you.

Where to stay in Smith River

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Smith River has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Smith River with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Smith River hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Smith River hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Smith River

Fly in to Crescent City, CA (CEC-Jack McNamara Field), 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from downtown Smith River.

What to see around Smith River

Its beaches, forests, and riverfront are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • South Fork of the Smith River
  • • Crissey Field State Recreation Site
  • • Tolowa Dunes State Park
  • • McVay Rock State Recreation Site
  • • Sporthaven Beach
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Ship Ashore Museum
  • • Lucky 7 Casino
  • • Del Norte Golf Course
  • • Salmon Run Golf Course
  • • Pelican Bay Lighthouse

When to visit Smith River

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 56°F day, 39°F night
  • April-June: 64°F day, 41°F night
  • July-September: 66°F day, 47°F night
  • October-December: 64°F day, 39°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 29.17 inches
  • April-June: 11.89 inches
  • July-September: 2.09 inches
  • October-December: 28.43 inches