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Things to do in McKinleyville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“Open TUE - SAT 12pm - 8pm for dine-in. American food and beers brewed onsite in McKinleyville. Try their Macadamia Nut Porter if they have it on tap. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ Relaxed eatery for sushi, sashimi & cooked Japanese fare made with thoughtfully sourced ingredients.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The baked goods, lunch items, and coffee drinks are delicious, and it has comfy seating and wifi.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Market
“Good grocery shopping, and also a delicious salad and hot food bar, deli, and coffee cafe, with a nice dining area.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Because there's wine tasting in a cozy atmosphere, with a lot of variety. Thurs. evenings are local's nights when pours are cleared out for the weekend to come.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cinema
“All of the blockbusters that are out there. The atmosphere is nothing to write home about, it is your run-of-the-mill theater. Easily accessible place to take the family, no fuss. For a more charming atmosphere, see the Minor Theater below. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Custom made sandwiches are great. Tell the owner,Larry that Kahish and Ottavio sent you..”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Good wide flat beach good for a walk or a run. Dogs love this beach and can run off leash. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Beach
“this is the closest beach. you can ride your bike or even walk there if you are feeling like a long walk. it is mostly sand and ocean.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Park
“There is a good chance during low tide you can find some sand dollars on the beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Laundry
“Laundromat. Newer and cleaner. Has an ice cream shop next door. There are other laundromats closer, but I can't vouch for them.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A one man grill with good burgers, sandwiches, and the best french fries in town. Great beer and wine selection. A local favorite. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Run, hike, bike, this trail has amazing views and connects to various parks and beaches.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Dog park, baseball fields, kids play equipment, access to Mad River Bluff Trail.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Open TUE - SAT 12pm - 8pm for dine-in. American food and beers brewed onsite in McKinleyville. Try their Macadamia Nut Porter if they have it on tap. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Relaxed eatery for sushi, sashimi & cooked Japanese fare made with thoughtfully sourced ingredients.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Custom made sandwiches are great. Tell the owner,Larry that Kahish and Ottavio sent you..”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A one man grill with good burgers, sandwiches, and the best french fries in town. Great beer and wine selection. A local favorite. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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