Other Things to see and do in Sonoma County:

We are located in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Numerous recreational activities abound as well as wonderful destination towns and wineries.

Sonoma county parks website is

  • Bodega bay-features a beautiful golf range overlooking the ocean.  Numerous beaches for wading and surfing grace the coastline, ocean fishing and fine dining overlooking the bay.  Arrival time 10 minutes
  • Occidental-small historic town nestled in redwood forest and the russian river. 15 minutes.



  • Bodega Market, in Bodega, has a lot of organic staples and snacks, beer and wine
  • Bill’s Farm basket 10 minutes east on Hwy 12 has organic fruits, veggies and staples
  • The Valley Ford Market is open daily from 7:30am to 7:00pm
  • Community Market and Whole Foods in Sebastopol
  • Petaluma has a Whole Foods., Petaluma Market and a Safeway
  • There is a great fish market in Bodega Bay at Inn at the Tides
  • Oysters at Bodega Bay Oyster Company on Bodega Ave just west of Valley Ford
  • Pelican Plaza Grocery & Deli : 1400 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay 707-875-2522
  • Diekmann’s Bay Store: 1275 CA-1,, Bodega Bay 707-875-3517
  • Bodega Bay Farmer Market: Open every Sunday from 10 AM - 1 PM. Mostly organic produce, fresh cheeses, grass fed meats, baked goods, delicious lunch, grilled fish and more. Located at 2255 Highway 1 in the Bodega Bay Community Center.


  •  The Casino,  Great bar, pool table, jute box, kid friendly, outdoor patio, excellent chefs every night! This is one of our favorite ‘go tos’
  • Restaurants in Valley Ford:
  • Estero Cafe – Organic, and open for Breakfast and Lunch
  • --Ariana and Wes started the café in 2011 and sold it in 2014
  • Valley Ford Creamery-a must! Excellent food, learn about cheese and more
  • Dinnucci’s Italian Restaurant – Open for Dinner
  • Valley Ford Hotel-dinner
  • Lucas Wharf
  • The Inn At The Tides
  • Drakes (At the Bodega Bay Lodge and Spa)
  • Fishetarian
  • Gourmet Au Bay 1412 Bay Flat Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. Tel. 707-875-9875
  • *The Birds Cafe, fish and chips
  • *Terrapin Creek, one-Michelin-star restaurant serving dinner , 1580 Eastshore Road 707-875-2700. Reservation recommended.