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    Road Trip Republic

    May 04

    Plentiful sunshine and epic outdoor experiences are just a few of the reasons why California is the ultimate state to enjoy by road trip. This summer, consider making your way to Bodega Bay by car.

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  • friends biking

    Bike Around Bodega Bay

    April 06

    Bodega Bay is a great city for exploring. The depth of the beauty in the Bay surpasses anything else you will see during your time in California — from the quaint shopping areas to the ideal cliffside beaches, there is so much to do and see during your stay.

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  • painting crow

    Flock to Bodega Bay for This Annual Festival

    March 02

    The birds are coming, and they are flocking right here to Bodega Bay. It is time for this year's 8th Annual Hitchcock Film Festival, featuring the film that put Bodega Bay on the map, The Birds>.

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  • Grey Whales Migrating

    Whale, We Know What We Are Looking for This Month

    February 03

    It’s no whale of a tail, you can catch a glimpse of these beautiful creatures starting this month. If you have daydreamed over the thought of watching the great whale migration, now is your chance!

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  • Fresh Clams

    Happy Clamming in Bodega Bay!

    January 06

    Anyone that has traveled up to our neck of the woods knows that clam chowder is a staple in our diets, and in our hearts. So much so that there is an entire weekend in January dedicated to this delicious hearty soup.

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  • A tray of cooked Dungeness Crab and lemon

    Get a Mouth Full of This in Bodega Bay

    December 02

    It's that time of year again, where we take our blog obligations very seriously and feel the need to alert the crowds that it is officially Dungeness Crab season!

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    It's Time to Help the Kelp!

    November 04

    We can’t kelp ourselves—we really love our underwater forests. Kelp forests are an important part of the ecosystem in the Pacific Ocean.

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    Bottle up the Air in Bodega Bay

    October 07

    Bodega Bay is all about natural beauty. If you are planning a trip to this gorgeous part of Northern California this October, make sure you put a scenic fall hike on your itinerary.

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    Find Your Inner Fairy at Annual Old Grove Festival

    September 02

    If there is any month out of the year that you should pursue your most whimsical ideas, it is most definitely the beginning of fall. September marks a change in the air from flip flops and summer lovin’ to cozy cups of tea and bundling up.

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  • Woman walking through vineyards with glass of wine

    Take a Day Trip to Russian River Valley

    August 05

    Have a taste of Bodega Bay in the Russian Rivers Tasting Room. Just a quick drive away in the Sonoma Region this sweet, little farm is nestled into the Russian River Valley.

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  • three shucked oysters on a bed of ice with a lemon slice

    Better Believe the Bay Has the Best Oysters Around

    July 01

    If you’ve visited Northern California before, you should know by now that we love wine. But just as our love wine was created, so was our love for oysters.

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    Sip on the Brews of Summer in Sonoma County

    June 03

    We know that most people flock to Sonoma County for the wine. But did you know that Sonoma has a large craft beer population and it is steadily growing by the day?

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  • man in a helicopter taking a photo of the view

    Be Above Bodega Bay for a Day

    May 06

    See Bodega Bay from a different point of view on your next trip to Northern California by taking a tour by flight. Helicopter tours are increasing in popularity in the Bay Area because of the incredible views and luxe feeling you will experience.

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  • Couple Laughing with Beers

    Springtime in Sonoma is for Festivals

    April 01

    Spring is in full swing and that means it's festival season in California! Don’t know what to do while you’re in town? Have no fear — checkout these April festivals we have listed down below. 

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    Catch a Peak at the Bodega Bay Pups

    March 04

    There are few things as adorable as pups, seal pups that is! If you’re visiting Bodega Bay in March, you might just be able to get an up-close and personal look at these sweet, little sea creatures.

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  • three women looking at the entrance of a fair at sunset

    F is for Fairground

    February 04

    There is just something magical about a small-town fair—which is why we love the Cloverdale Citrus Fair. Cloverdale has been the host of this beloved fair and parade since 1892, where it initially began as a county fair.

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    There Is Only One Reason You Should Be Crabby in the Bay

    January 07

    Things are getting pretty crabby over here in the Bay, and we don’t mean the bad kind of crabby. 

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    Behind Every Good Bay is Something for Everyone

    December 03

    If you’re staying in Bodega Bay, there is a good chance you enjoy the simpler things in life like nature and a good glass of wine. 

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  • 'The Birds' Never Left Bodega Bay

    November 05

    It is no secret that we have a ton of birds in Bodega Bay, so many in fact it is one of the best bird watching locations in the entire world.

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  • Feast on Fresh Salmon in Bodega Bay

    October 01

    Not only is October the best time of year to visit the North Pacific Coast but it also marks the beginning of salmon season!

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  • Bodega Bay is Celebrating Harvest Season

    September 03

    Although we are considered to be on the rugged Northern Coast of California, we still know a thing or two about our wine.

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  • Root For the Home Team in the Bay!

    August 06

    It is no secret that Baseball is America’s favorite past time, but you don’t have to go to a Major League Baseball game to feel like you’ve got your baseball fix. 

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  • Hang Ten in Bodega Bay

    July 10

    It is no secret that California is a coastal gem for surfers, and Bodega Bay is among one of the most popular areas to grab your board and hit the waves.

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  • Horse Around in Bodega Bay

    June 06

    Most people would say that we are all about the Pacific here in Bodega Bay, but what most people don’t realize is that our backyard is just as good as our front.

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  • Go Golfing Along the Pacific

    May 11

    Try your luck on the green during your next trip to Bodega Bay—The Links at Bodega Harbor is a Scottish influenced golf course lining the rough coast of the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Shucking Oysters for a Good Cause

    April 07

    Welcome to Northern California, where the sun is always shining, the wine is crisp and the oysters are fresh!

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  • Birding in the Bay

    March 05

    The unique environment in Bodega Bay consists of the perfect elements to keep a thriving wildlife ecosystem.

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  • Be Still in the Bay

    February 05

    There is no better way to wrap up the winter season than with a holistic holiday. After a few days of whale watching and enjoying the wine of the region, it may be time to sit back relax and let your body rejuvenate before heading back home. 

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  • Chowder Day in Bodega Bay

    January 09

    Chow down on the best chowder in town! Chowder Day in Bodega Bay is among us and we couldn’t be more ready.

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  • Watch the Whales of Bodega Bay

    December 05

    Get your boating shoes ready—it is almost time for peak whale watching season.

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  • Preserve While You Play in Bodega Bay

    November 05

    Our neighborhood has always been a sanctuary for everyone. Whether you are seeking peaceful mornings, a creative outlet, an afternoon on the water, or an escape, we have it all.

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  • Harvest in the County

    October 07

    Welcome to October! The most celebrated time in Sonoma County—also known as the 5th season. It should be obvious by now that here in Northern California we love our wine! 

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  • Coastline Conservation in Bodega Bay

    September 04

    Growing up in the coastal regions of California puts a steady perspective on the importance of our marine ecology.

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  • Beauty in the Bay

    August 06

    California is known for its plunging cliffs and beautiful coastlines, but what many people do not realize is the effort and attention that goes into conserving these gorgeous areas of the West Coast.

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  • A Local California Treat

    July 01

    If there is one thing California knows how to do, it is definitely a farmers markets. It seems like our perfect little state always has local at the top of their mind.

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  • Popping Around the Bay

    June 05

    With celebrations fit for a king, take your "pops" on an action-packed weekend with these bubbly events around the Bay.  

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  • Meet Me in May

    May 01

    When summer comes into full bloom, it is greeted by beautiful days and weekends full of life, and the beginning of May is no exception.

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  • Take a Slice of California

    April 06

    Northern California is pure art. No matter what you experience while visiting Sonoma and the surrounding counties, you can be sure that each piece of your trip was touched with an ounce of passion and love.

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  • Bodega Bay for Beginners

    March 06

    If there is one thing we love about Sonoma County it is the level of simplicity and charm that this region exudes. Different from our neighboring counties, you will truly feel at home while visiting Bodega Bay.

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