If you go to Bolinas

Where to stay

A house rental is the way to go. HomeAway ( and VRBO ( have properties from $150 a night.

Where to eat

Coast Cafe

46 Wharf Road



Weekend brunch is their best meal; standouts include the fisherman’s friend: grilled mahi, two eggs, fried potatoes, and toast, $30 for two.

What to do

Bolinas Museum

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48 Wharf Road


Housed in a beautiful series of historic white clapboard buildings; five galleries present rotating exhibits that focus on the art and history of coastal Marin County, free.

2 Mile Surf Shop

22 Brighton Ave.



A short stroll from the beach, the shop offers surf lessons and board rentals and provides a recorded daily surf report (415-868-2412).