We decided to rent a restored barn in Bolinas through VRBO for (near) Xmas (yes, this is a very delayed post). We had plans to head to Death Valley or Joshua Tree, but we procrastinated. It was an awesome space, especially once the fire actually warmed it up! Bolinas, itself, is a little weird. The first full day we were there, we were driving down the road and saw someone dressed as a scarecrow, just sitting on the side of the road. Neither Tim nor myself actually said anything for a good 30 seconds. Then, we were both like, "What the hell was that?"
And some of around town(ish):