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Bodega Bay

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

Bodega Bay waterfront

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]

UC Davis Bodega Marine Lab



  • UC Bodega Marine Laboratory Half Hour Tours, +1 707 875-2211. Every Friday from 2-4PM (Except holiday weekends).
  • Bodega Bay Seafood, Art, and Wine Festival. 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. 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, +1 707 875-2911. 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.


  • Local Color Gallery, 1580 Eastshore Rd, +1 707 875-2744. 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 handpainted scarves.



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



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Routes through Bodega Bay
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