I did a week long trip on our 24' 1966 Owens mahogany cabin cruiser with my family when I was a kid, and it was one of the best weeks of my life. I'm hoping to trailer my Catalina 22 1,000 miles north next summer to do a 2 week cruise in the San Juans with my wife.
My favorite part (as a kid) was motoring around in the bay of Sucia Island on my rubber raft- catching dogfish, playing in tidal pools, and hiking on the Island. I also had a lot of fun in a marina in Victoria, where the water was so clear I could see the fish swimming in the water and catch them easily by putting the bait right in front of them!
What was the best part of your trip?