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Where to Whale Watch: 3 Top Spots

Whale hello there! The next few months are the best times for spotting the California gray whales making their journey from Alaska to Baja. Whether you want to sip wine while scanning the Pacific for telltale spouts or just sit back on a giant outcropping and wait for the whales to come to you, here are three of the top spots for a whale of a good time this winter.

Week 01.19.2020
Regions Northern CA

That's the Point!

Whale Watch at Mori Point in Pacifica

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Mori Point, an exposed promontory in Pacifica with stunning ocean views, is fantastic for winter whale watching.
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Drive-In Whale Watching

Whale Watching at Bodega Head

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Just north of Point Reyes, Bodega Head sits high on the tip of a curving, thumb-like peninsula and offers excellent whale watching in winter.
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North Lake Tahoe's 18 Winter Wows

18 Winter Wows in North Lake Tahoe

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See North Lake Tahoe's 18 Winter Wows
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Star This!

Wine Tasting and Whale Watching on the Mendocino Coast

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Twelve miles north of Fort Bragg on the Mendocino Coast, Pacific Star Winery has interesting wines and a picnic area ideal for whale watching.
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