Tag Archives: Guerneville

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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Valentine’s Day destinations for you and your sweetheart in Northern California

          Valentine’s Day is fast approaching – if you’re looking for special destinations in Northern California, several pop quickly into my wife’s and my mind!  In 45 years of marriage, my wife has taught me that a special Valentine’s destination has these attributes: scenic, somewhat secluded, fine and somewhat-dressy restaurant(s) nearby, […]

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