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San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA and Flight Home, CA

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 11:00am by Lolo
196 miles and 4 hours from our last stop - 2 night stay


Not much to report here -- just a full day of cleaning the RV and prepping it for storage once again.

We did manage to squeeze in an afternoon of climbing at Vertex, a gym in Santa Rosa. It is a much smaller gym than Planet Granite in San Francisco, and the climbs are graded much harder. I just had to adjust my mindset to the new gradings. Nothing was really that easy though, so we certainly got a good workout.

Time to go home. As we took the Sonoma County Airport Express to the airport, we wondered if this would be the last time we had to fly home to New Jersey. Hopefully, before we returned to California again, our house would be sold and we would be coming out west permanently.

I guess we will just have to wait and see.


The Petaluma KOA is an award winning camping resort located within an hour’s drive of San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma Valley Wineries, giant redwoods, and Sonoma County and California Coastal Beaches. It is considered to be the RV resort in the San Francisco Bay area.

On its 70 acres, there are 312 spacious RV sites, 32 camping cabins, and 10 Wine Country lodges.

Other amenities include:
• Guided tours of San Francisco (from May through October)
• Huge heated pool and spa
• Inflatable waterslide
• Rock climbing wall
• Huge playground
• Petting zoo
• Karaoke
• Hayrides and live weekend entertainment

The campground is open all year.

San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA and Flight Home location map in "high definition"

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