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Bodega Bay or Monterey

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Bodega Bay or Monterey

We are planning a trip to Sonoma, Napa and San Francisco in May. We have never been to Northern CA. We have 2 days between wine country and SF. We're debating between driving to Monterey or remaining north of SF and seeing Bodega Bay and driving south through Muir Woods. Any advice would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Bodega Bay or Monterey

I responded on your Monterey thread.

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2. Re: Bodega Bay or Monterey

How many days you have in wine country ? There are ways to loop around and see Bodega Bay and then go to Sonoma enroute.

Given that you have given us no criteria, I'm not quite sure what you would like us to say ? Do you want to check out Bodega Bay and spend a day in Point Reyes ? That is certainly an option or do you want to see another part of Northern CA ?

As far as Muir Woods goes, most spend a couple of hours there and one cannot drive through the park. One parks and then walks the easy trails or one can do a more extensive hike

Edited: 10:30 am, January 15, 2013
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3. Re: Bodega Bay or Monterey

if you are looking to have fun and you are younger you probably want to go to monterey and santa cruz over sf.... San Fran is cool but highly over rated!! Santa cruz gives you the boardwalk and a "poppin" downtown area... Monterey has a BEAUTIFUL aquarium and many beautiful sights to see... Not to mention the weather... if you've never been to nor cal, Sf usually cold until July... Monterey and SC are a little warmer but even when its chilly there not nearly as cold as SF and Bodega bay

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