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California coastal road-trippin’ offers fall delights

Big Sur or North California coastal road-trippin’ offers fall delights Fall road-tripping along the California coast; weather is often beautiful, summer crowds are gone, the ocean, rugged coast and adventure beckons. Here are two suggested road-trips, one south, one north of San Joaquin County. Each includes a one-way drive of three-plus hours, so, best to […]

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Bodega, Bodega Bay and the Sonoma Coast; exploring with kids the filming of ‘The Birds’, Hitchcock’s 1963 thriller

                                                        Exploring with kids the coast and the filming of ‘The Birds’, Hitchcock’s 1963 thriller movie. Our short vacation goals were several: to spend a few days on […]

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California coastal dreamin’, Bodega Bay, the Russian River, Ft. Ross and north to Mendocino

Shorebirds, sea lions, quaint towns and spectacular Pacific coastal scenery – just 2.5 hours from San Joaquin County! With arguably the most scenic stretch of California coastline and late summer/early fall the best time of the year to visit, the coast from Bodega Bay north to Mendocino is too close not to make it a […]

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California North Coast, Bodega Bay to Jenner and the Russian River (Part 1 of two parts)

This is the old school in the town of Bodega (not Bodega Bay) that was used in filming of the 1963 film ‘The Birds’ From Stockton, the rugged North California coast, from Bodega Bay north to Jenner, is both easy to reach (about three hours) and offers some of the most stunning waterfront in the […]

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