Destination guide

The relaxing city of Smith River awaits you

The ocean views, riverfront and forests display a scene truly unique to Smith River. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognised for its casino gaming, restaurants and bars. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Smith River

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Smith River a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Del Norte Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Salmon Run Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Boy Scout Tree Trail (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Ocean World (14 mi / 22.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Smith River

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Smith River

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Smith River has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Smith River. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crissey Field State Recreation Site (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Tolowa Dunes State Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • McVay Rock State Recreation Site (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Sporthaven Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Florence Keller Regional Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Smith River

The nearest airport is in Crescent City, CA (CEC-Jack McNamara Field), located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Smith River?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 202 holiday lettings around Smith River. From 32 cabins to 134 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Smith River? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Smith River. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lucky 7 Casino: 196 holiday lettings
  • Ship Ashore Museum: 196 holiday lettings
  • Florence Keller Regional Park: 180 holiday lettings
  • McVay Rock State Recreation Site: 198 holiday lettings
  • Lone Ranch Beach: 120 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Smith River listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Smith River?

Yes, of course. offers 32 Cabins in Smith River. Our other popular types of Smith River holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 134 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Smith River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Smith River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.