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Bodega Bay Travel Guide

Getting There


Bodega Bay is best accessed by car. It’s around 70 miles north of San Francisco.

Train and Bus

You can get to Bodega Bay using Amtrak and Greyhound.

Weather & Climate

The best time to visit Bodega Bay is during the hot summer months of June through September in order to fully enjoy its wonderful outdoors. However, the rest of the year’s weather is moderate.

Things to Do & Attractions

Bodega Bay is a village located in the Bodega Harbor on California's Sonoma Coast.

Protected from the Pacific by a bay, Bodega Bay is a blissful fishing village on California’s Sonoma Coast. Outdoor enthusiasts, wine-lovers, and those seeking peaceful relaxation are sure to treasure their time in Bodega Bay, CA.

The natural beauty of the area is perfect for nature lovers who enjoy the ocean and activities like hiking, horseback riding, camping, and exploring nature. The most popular options include Sonoma Coast State Park ́s scenic shoreline and hiking trails, Bodega Head for a chance to see whales, and Doran Regional Park which includes a beautiful sandy beach, camping areas, and hiking trails.

The area’s natural diversity and breathtaking landscapes are truly great to explore, so make sure you include a visit to the beaches of Duncans Point, Portuguese and Schoolhouse for a calm and relaxing time in semi-secluded beaches


As you could have guessed, the best events in Bodega Bay surround beer and wine. There are beer and wine events taking place almost all year round. For a break from alcohol, plan your trip to see the annual Lavender June Bloom.


Bodega Bay is a relaxing vacation destination and there’s not much in the way of nightlife. Evening activity centers around casual pubs and bistros where you can unwind.

Food & Drink

Dining is Bodega Bay, as with dining in all of Sonoma County, is a truly unique experience. Head to one of the area’s surrounding vineyards for a wine-tasting before visiting one of Bodega Bay’s fine eateries.

Art & Culture

The best art and cultural activities can be found at the nearby vineyards, which sometimes put on workshops, music evenings, and food events. Drive to northern Sonoma Country for an art fix, where you can follow a sculpture trail.

Family Activities

With the endless outdoor possibilities in Bodega, it can be difficult to know where to take the family. To start, head to Doran Regional Park to explore Doran Beach, a two-mile stretch of gorgeous beach perfect for surfing, flying kites, bird watching, and exploring the trail system through the grassy dunes. Bodega Head, a rocky rock outcrop that overlooks the ocean, is the ideal setting for a hike or just to take in the sunset over the bay.

If you fancy some time in the water, head to Bodega Bay Surf Shack for a surf lesson in the picturesque Pacific. If you’d rather spend your time on the water, not in it, charter a fishing boat out of Fisherman’s Cover to catch your own dinner. Explore the coastline by kayak or stand up paddle board and find hidden coves and beaches along the way. It’s great fun for all the family.

Price and Availability in Bodega Bay

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Bodega Bay is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Bodega Bay is in the high season in July. Bodega Bay has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Bodega Bay tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Bodega Bay tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Bodega Bay

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bodega Bay. The hottest month in Bodega Bay is April, when temperatures peak at 78 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 35 ˚F. The wettest month in Bodega Bay is January with 8.14 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.03 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Bodega Bay

At we have vacation rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and others. AllTheRooms has 361 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Bodega Bay, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Bodega Bay is available at $28 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is generally $351 per night.

Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Bodega Bay can choose from 195 places to stay that have WiFi. 6 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 6 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Bodega Bay, you'll want to pick from 191 places to stay that provide parking.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 78 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

248 accommodations in Bodega Bay have been reviewed; 78% are rated highly. 99 accommodations allow instant booking.

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