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Tomales Bay and Pt. Reyes National Seashore make a marvelous day or weekend trip!

Pt. Reyes Lighthouse, open for tours Friday through Monday.

Journey to Tomales Bay and Pt. Reyes National Seashore for an exciting day or weekend trip! Where can you see Elephant seals, Tule elk, watch whales, stroll the beach where Sir Francis Drake claimed California for Queen Elizabeth in 1579, tour a spectacular Pacific lighthouse and gorge on freshly shucked oysters – all just 2 [...]

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Whales, Tule Elk, Elephant Seals and Sir Francis Drake; it’s Pt. Reyes National Seashore!

Elephant seal snoozes at Drake’s Bay, oblivious to beach-walkers; such animals can reach 2,000 lbs. Drake’s Bay, looking west, is the point where Sir Francis Drake beached his ship, Golden Hine in 1579 for more than a month for repair and re-provisioning, while claiming the land for Queen Elizabeth Pt. Reyes lighthouse looks west to [...]

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