Join Emerald Farm Tours on an unforgettable choose-your-own-adventure trip to the heart of cannabis country—the legendary Emerald Triangle.
Prepare for a full weekend adventure overflowing with scenic beauty while you immerse yourself in the rich history of the region and visit some of Northern California's most treasured cannabis farms.
Travel and relax in style while you delight in breathtaking vistas, savor fresh, locally-sourced Northern California cuisine, and sample the world's finest cannabis on this very special overnight, private tour. Immerse yourself in this thought-provoking journey as you experience California's marijuana culture firsthand and learn about history from those who wrote it. Meet the pioneers of the cannabis community and integral members of the cannabis industry.
Meet the local farmers, hippies and outlaws. Learn the history and meet the good people that have been growing our nation's cannabis for multiple generations. These legendary, multigenerational farmers have helped to establish and sustain our cherished American cannabis culture.
And this is just the first day!
Visit at least two world-class family cannabis farms that survived prohibition and transitioned to the legal market. Meet the farmers who have contributed to the legacy and reputation of the Emerald Triangle. Learn about the way things used to be, directly from the outlaws on the front lines of the war on cannabis.
Explore the quirky roadside attractions at the World Famous One Log House and marvel at the 1,800-foot-tall Grandfather Tree… perhaps the wisest Redwood tree of them all! Pick up some live Redwood burl, or stop in to see the kind folks at Wonderland Nursery--purveyors of Humboldt County’s finest cannabis clones.
Hike through an ancient Redwood grove on the Avenue of the Giants and experience their magic for yourself. Our local guide will lead this informative exploration of these epic old-growth trees that have dominated the landscape for thousands of years.
Relish in exquisite cuisine – multi-course dinners – masterfully prepared by award-winning chefs using locally sourced ingredients. Experience contemporary California cuisine in majestic, one-of-a-kind settings.
Discover the mysteries of Humboldt County's "Lost Coast" and dive deep into the history, legends, and lore of this remote and untamed region known for its multigenerational pot-growing families. Your guide will lead you across the mighty King Range to a secret lookout point, before making your descent into Shelter Cove to check out it's famous Black Sand Beach.
Depart for home on Sunday evening full of lifelong memories and a deeper, richer understanding of what it really takes to bring quality, organic cannabis to the demanding consumers of California's market. You won't want to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime trip!
About Your Guides
Victor Pinho - Founder and CEO, Emerald Farm Tours (San Francisco, CA)
Keith Arnoul - Humboldt County Ambassador and Legendary Community Leader, Owner of Mattole River Studios (Whitethorn, CA)
Your guides have a lifetime of experience in cannabis. Driven by their love for the plant and dedication to the cannabis community, Victor and Keith are more than just activists, growers, and industry innovators. They are passionate cannabis ambassadors devoted to preserving the regional history and heritage, while showing you a great time.
Tour Group Size
We limit each cannabis tour to a single, private party per weekend. Our expert guides available to you at all times. Our exceptionally small guest-to-guide ratio promotes an intimate and extremely personalized experience for our participants, while allowing for COVID safety and appropriate social distance.
For the safety of our guests and guides, we will only accommodate up to 6 guest per weekend from the same booking/party. Pricing begins at $2495 per weekend for two guests and larger group discounts do apply. Our team will work with you to plan your trip and provide you a personal and custom quote based on your exact group size and selected options. This is your trip and we want to make it perfect for you!
What's included in this 3-Days, 2-Nights Overnight Tour:
Emerald Farm Tours provides safe, comfortable, and reliable transportation designed to exceed the expectations of our customers. Our contracted transportation partners are fully licensed, bonded, and insured service providers with CA TCP credentials. All guests are transported in a late-model tour van designed for comfort and spaced for COVID safety. The onboard media center will enhance your comfort as we travel up the historic US-101 corridor on the breathtaking Redwood Highway.
Set along the bank of the pristine Eel River, the Benbow Historic Inn has earned its reputation as a national treasure and Northern California icon. Earning its designation on the National Register of Historic Places, this distinctive Tudor-style resort set in the Southern Humboldt countryside has charmed visitors from across the world for almost a century.
Our guests will be accommodated in clean and well-attended rooms in this recently renovated hotel. All rooms include the following amenities: Private bathroom, hairdryer, telephone, clock radio, K-cup coffee machine, ironing board and iron, assorted reading materials, free WiFi, and a decanter of fine sherry to welcome you upon your arrival--a signature feature of the Benbow Inn. To maintain an authentic ambiance and historic appeal, most rooms do not have TVs.
Additional on-site amenities include: outdoor swimming pool, splash park, 9-hole golf course, seasonal floral and food gardens, and complimentary bicycle rentals.
Looking for even more adventure? Ask a member of our Reservations Team about additional glamping and lodging options where you can sleep next to the cannabis plants on one of our many partner farms during this tour!
All meals included in the cost of this tour are professionally catered by the finest local restaurants in the region. Our menus have been conscientiously crafted to provide our guests with a robust representation of the local gastronomy. Because every meal will be freshly prepared for our group, our chefs are able to accommodate most dietary needs or restrictions with advance notice. Should you need to request a special dietary accommodation, please detail your request in the appropriate comment box when making your reservation.
The following meals and snacks are included in the cost of your tour:
Friday - Welcome Reception & Dinner
Saturday - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Sunday - Breakfast & Lunch
Bottled water and light munchies will be provided at all times aboard the tour vehicle.
Early Morning Coffee & Tea Service provided by the Benbow Inn from 6am to 10am daily in the main hotel parlor.
Afternoon Tea & Scone Reception provided by the Benbow Inn from 3pm to 4pm daily in the main hotel parlor.
Deep Discounts at Partner Dispensaries and Lounges
While California law won't allow us to just give you weed, we have worked out some really great discounts all along the way at every partner dispensary and lounge we visit on this trip!
Every guest will receive a luxurious Emerald Farm Tours signature Welcome Gift loaded with incredible products we know our guests will love. (Valued at over $300.)
Private Group Weekend Packages for up to six guests start at $2495. Call us at 1-866-216-9970 to plan and book your custom, all-inclusive cannabis adventure today!
The Fine Print:
Under California state law, adults over 21 may possess, process, transport, purchase, obtain, or give away to persons 21 or older, not more than one ounce of cannabis or 8 grams of concentrated cannabis. Please be mindful of possession limits at all times, as we will visit multiple locations throughout the tour where cannabis will be available for purchase. State law also requires all persons accessing any cannabis facility to be 21 years of age or older with proper identification. You must keep your government issued photo ID on your person at all times during your tour.
Payment Terms, Cancellation & No-Show Policies
Total costs for all guests must be paid in full 14 days prior to your departure date. Non-payment will result in cancellation without a refund of your deposit payment amount.
Please take a moment to carefully read and understand the following policies. While we do our best to be super-helpful and accommodating when emergencies come up for our guests, please note we cannot make any exceptions to the following policies on overnight tours.
We understand life happens and we are here to help our customers however we can. In the event you think you need to cancel or reschedule your trip, it’s always best to call us directly as soon as possible so that we can try to reschedule your event. While not guaranteed, it may be possible to reschedule your entire trip to a different weekend with little or no rescheduling costs. This is why it is very important you let us know as soon as something comes up.
Should YOU NEED TO COMPLETELY CANCEL your reservation for any reason, cancellation requests made:
- UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE your scheduled tour departure time, will be eligible for a refund of 80% of your tour costs paid.
- WITHIN 72 HOURS of your scheduled tour departure time, will be eligible for a refund of 50% of your tour costs paid.
Should EMERALD FARM TOURS NEED TO COMPLETELY CANCEL your reservation for any reason prior to your departure date, we will honor a complete refund of your amount paid.
No-Shows and Day-Of Cancellations Policy
We are sorry, but guest “no-shows” and day-of-departure cancellations are not eligible for any refund or rescheduling of any kind.
Additional Fine Print:
By participating in any Emerald Farm Tours trip or event, you are assuming any and all risks associated with, and related to, COVID-19 exposure.
All guests must read, complete and sign a Event Waiver and Release of Liability prior to departure. You will not be allowed to board our vehicle without completing and signing this required document.
In order to protect the privacy and security of our partner farms and facilities, certain itinerary details are reserved for our confirmed guests.
Due to the nature and complexity of cannabis cultivation, participating partners and locations will vary on each unique tour. Please contact us with any questions.
We are sorry, but pets are not allowed on our tours. If you require special tour or accommodation requests, or want additional accessibility info about any of our tour stops, please call us directly at 1-866-216-9970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.