- Where20 Rainsville Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
The Mirabel Trailer Park is situated in Forestville, and is just seven miles from Santa Rosa, California. This site has been family owned for over fifty years, and is a great place to come if you are looking to unwind and do some outdoor activities in the Russian River area. It is on the edge of wine country, so is ideal if you are looking to do some tasting, or take a winery tour or two. The site has key facilities such as water, electric hook-up and sewer, and welcomes campervans as well as tents. You can bring pets along, and the site is family friendly. If you are looking for a site where you can get away from it all, explore the outdoors, and enjoy some quiet time in a natural setting amongst the tall trees then it is worth checking out.
Get close to one of the tallest and perhaps oldest living beings on our planet. The ancient coast redwood is an amazing tree which can grow to a diameter of 12-16 feet, and stand from 200-250 feet tall. You can enjoy a hike through the self-guided nature trails, have a picnic, or enjoy a special event at the large outdoor amphitheater.
The country around Petaluma has quite a few opportunities for walkers, and visitors to the town may well enjoy one of the trails in Helen Putnam Park, just to the west. The park has around six miles of trails, and these are organized in loops so you have the option to create the right length of walk to suit your party. You will also find a lake here, a picnic ground, a playground and a gazebo, and this park can be a nice place in which to relax if you are vacationing in the area and have done some long day trips into the city. The trails are also open to cyclists and horseback riders. Helen Putnam Park is open from sunrise until sunset and has parking and a restroom. You can arrange to go fishing in its lake, and dogs are welcome but need to be kept on a short leash.
The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most distinctive attractions in the region, offering an authentic, memorable experience that relives the glory days of train travel in the 1900s. You can enjoy a sumptuous meal as you view the Napa Valley scenery and relax in the restored vintage Pullman rail cars. This elegant dining establishment is essentially a museum: an antique train that runs on 25-miles of rails in the heart of the Napa Valley.
TrainTown offers a quarter scale railroad on 4 miles of track. Each train trip lasts 20-minutes and takes you through tunnels, over bridges and makes a stop in Lakeview a miniature town and petting zoo. Visitors can also have fun at the six amusement rides.
Built in 1823 it is said to be the last mission in Alta California, built after Mexico gained independence from Spain. You can experience a bit of California history, participate in the special events and activities all located in the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks.
The last manned lighthouse on the California coast, today it is part of the largest urban national park in the U.S., the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. If you enjoy a rugged hike then getting here will be fun, the half mile trail that leads to the lighthouse is steep, you can also discover the old Coast Guard rescue station, wildflowers, and pillow basalt rock formations.
A rescue center that has treated over 20,000 marine mammals such as the elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. You can come and support their work by taking a tour and getting to know the science behind the animals? distress, how the center helps them recover and learn about marine wildlife in general.
To enjoy views of the San Francisco bay, skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge make your way over to Vista Point. You can even walk or bike the bridge to take in more panoramic views.
No visit to San Francisco would be complete without a visit to the Golden Gate Bridge. As iconic as the city itself, the Golden Gate Bridge was a marvel of engineering at the time of its construction, and nearly was not built due to formidable opposition. Drive, walk or bike across the bridge, or park at one of the vistas at either end of the bridge to get that perfect photo for your scrapbook.
Everyone has heard of Alcatraz, the infamous prison that held some of America's most dangerous criminals. The subject of many films and books, Alcatraz has become a part of American culture, ingrained in our history and memory. As part of your visit to San Francisco, don't forget to schedule a tour of Alcatraz Island. Visit the site of so many stories and movies, and experience it, firsthand, for yourself, while also learning about the history behind it all.