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Bodega Bay

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Bodega Bay

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Bodega Bay [4] is a town in Sonoma County in California. It was the location for the filming of Alfred Hitchcock's horror film The Birds.

Get in[edit]

Bodega Bay is accessible by car by way of U.S. Highway 1 along the California coast. It is situated on the Pacific Ocean approximately 70 miles north of San Francisco and 20 miles west of Santa Rosa.

Get around[edit]

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  • UC Bodega Marine Laboratory Half Hour Tours: Every Friday from 2-4pm (Except holiday weekends) (707) 875-2211
  • Bodega Bay Seafood, Art, and Wine Festival [5]: an annual festival for nearly two decades. It is usually held in late August and draws large crowds to the quiet coastal town to enjoy the local seafood and famous Northern Californian wines.
  • The Birds Landmark Sightseeing [6]: Self-guided sightseeing of various landmarks in Bodega Bay used as sets for the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds.
  • Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery, 1785 Coast Highway One, (707) 875-2911, [1]. 10am-5pm Weds-Sun. Early California Art: Celebrating the art and history of California, focusing on traditional and impressionist paintings, generally between 1880 and 1950.  edit

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  • Local Color Gallery, 1580 Eastshore Road, (707) 875-2744. Daily 10am-5pm. The gallery features original art by established Sonoma County artists as well as emerging talent. The gallery features paintings, fine art prints, photography, luminous fused glass, decorative pottery, handcrafted jewelry, and hand-painted scarves.  edit

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Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Gourmet au Bay, 913 Highway 1 (just north of Tides Restaurant), 707-875-9875, [2]. 11 to 7 or 8. Adorable wine shop and wine tasting bar. Don't miss the outside deck overlooking the water.  edit

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  • Bodega Coast Inn & Suite, 521 Coast Highway 1, 707-875-2217, [3]. B&B.  edit
  • The Inn at the Tides, 800 Coast Highway, [7]. Five minutes from Doran Beach and Bodega Harbour Golf Links.


Get out[edit]

Routes through Bodega Bay
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