From the Bay Area, proceed north on Highway 101 to Petaluma. Exit at Washington Street, turn left and continue west on Bodega Highway through Valley Ford to Bodega Bay. Follow Highway 1 north to Whale Watch Inn just north of Anchor Bay, 5 miles north of Gualala in Mendocino County.
You can also take the River Road Exit from Highway 101 north of Santa Rosa. Proceed west to Jenner and follow Highway 1 North to Whale Watch Inn.
"Few roads anywhere are as thrilling
as the drive along Highway One up the coast from San Francisco
through Mendocino County."