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Sloping dramatically towards the picturesque beach, Bodega Bay is a rugged and unspoiled area with many chances for hiking, windsurfing, or just enjoying some peace. The town is most famous for being the setting of classic movie The Birds, and you’ll see many of the iconic buildings from the film scattered around the area.

Things to see

Bodega Rock offers a rugged and challenging hike for those who want to get the best views of the area. From the top of the trail you can see the waves crashing against the rocks and miles of unspoiled seafront. A more relaxed way to see the area is through Sonoma Driving Tours, a drive yourself tour on CD where you can learn more about the area from the natural sights to famous movie locations from Hitchcock’s The Birds. At Hagemann Ranch Trout Fishing, you can spend time at the fishing hole which swarms with Rainbow Trout, and this peaceful location has modern facilities to make your fishing trip comfortable. Find work by local artists at the small, charming Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery which has a wide range of watercolors, oil paintings, and sketches, many of them inspired by the natural beauty of the local area.

Hotels in Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay has cozy lodges and inns that are the perfect place to relax after exploring outside. You’ll find hotel features such as outdoor pools, spas, saunas, fitness facilities, and business centers. In the evenings you can make yourself comfortable in your guestroom with plenty of extra amenities which could include cable or satellite television, desks, bathrobes, designer toiletries, free WiFi, balconies, fireplaces, and rollaway beds on request. You’ll also find plenty of budget hotels in Bodega Bay's surrounding areas, with extras such as free parking, complimentary breakfasts, and on-site restaurants.

Where to stay

Bodega Bay is full of small, charming clapboard houses, many of them on the hill that slopes down to the sea. This gives most residents a great view of the bay, and with each home sporting an individual design, gives the town a colorful and eclectic feel. Close to the seafront you’ll find a few stores dotted here and there, many of them selling inflatables and novelty beach items, snacks, and souvenirs. Not far away from town you’ll also find the Doran Regional Park which has miles of winding trails through the greenery and unspoiled beaches. This makes the area popular with families and those who are seeking a peaceful getaway somewhere beautiful.

How to get to Bodega Bay

Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport is 45 minutes away, with connecting flights across the west coast of the USA. The terminal has several car rental agencies and taxi services available, as well as local bus services to get you to your destination. Santa Rosa is the nearest major city to Bodega Bay, with both Greyhound and Amtrak Thruway bus services operating in the area. There are also local buses that run between Santa Rosa and Bodega Bay with the journey taking just under an hour.