We were off to a late start due to a work meeting that came up at the last minute, but we were on the road by 1:30pm and arrived at Bodega Bay by 4:30.
It tool a little longer as we opted to drive up highway one from Point Reyes to Bodega Bay. It is a nice drive, but parts are very narrow and curvy.
We stayed a Westside Park this time. It is by the boat ramp which makes it convenient for kayaking. The best sites are on the front row facing Bodega Bay.
This was Lucy’s first trip to the ocean, and curiosity got the better of her. She pawed the water once or twice, then leaped into the water. She seemed surprised when she sank to the bottom, as the water was pretty cold. She jumped out and shook herself off as best as she could, and then was super hyper until she dried off a bit.
We enjoyed the afternoon by taking a walk to the marina. Alas, Spud Point Chowder House had just closed when got there, so we had to postpone our visit to the next day. To quote Maxwell Smart, “Missed it by THAT much!”.
The evening was mild and we grilled chicken and corn on-the-cob and then enjoyed our usual game of Tri-Ominoes.
The next day, we visted the town Bodega, where the famous Alfred Hitchcock movie, The Birds, was filmed. It was fun and nostalgic, and we enjoyed the sidetrip.
We then got our fill of clam chowder at Spud Point Crab Co!
It was then time to head to Doran beach to meet some friends who we planned to have dinnner with at Lucas Wharf. While we had to wait awhile for a table for 6, it was worth it. The Salmon Tacos were great and I’d definitely recommend Lucas Wharf if you are in the area, both for the food and the view.
It was a quick trip, but it was refreshing and now we are looking forward to our next RV trip to the Sierras next month.