California - Marin County & the Bay Area (PDF Chapter)

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The Bay Area encompasses a bonanza of natural vistas and wildlife. In Marin County, wiz-ened ancient redwoods body-block the sun, herds of elegant tule elk prance along the bluffs of Tomales Bay and gray whales show some fluke off Point Reyes peninsula.

  • gaze up at a majestic redwood canopy at Muir Woods National Monument
  • maps
  • spot gray whales from the lighthouse at Point Reyes National Seashore
  • transport
  • ferry over from San Francisco to bohemian Sausalito houseboats bobbing in the bay
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Marin County, Marin Headlands, Sausalito, Tiburon, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard & Around, San Rafael, Mill Valley, Mt Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach, Bolinas, Olema & Nicasio, Point Reyes Station, Inverness, Point Reyes National Seashore, East Bay, Oakland, Berkeley, Mt Diablo State Park, John Muir National Historic Site, The Peninsula, San Jose & Around, Pacifica, Devil’s Slide & Around, Half Moon Bay & Around, Pescadero, Año Nuevo State Park.

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