Top Things to DoDiscover fun things to do when you vacation in Sonoma County, home to California wine country. Tour famous wineries, dine at award-winning restaurants, explore the Point Reyes National Seashore, or go kayaking in the beautiful Tomales Bay.
I love to read my Sunday SF Chronicle all spread out on the kitchen table, me in my jammies while slowly eating my nutritional breakfast. Anyway, this last weekend in the Pink Section there was a great article on a little known winery in Petaluma that specializes in port wines. They are located in the little cozy... more »
On the outskirts of Petaluma next door to the Petaluma Adobe on Adobe Road, is a little vegatable stand that is open year round. If you visit the Petaluma Farmer’s market during the summer, you’ll like what you find here sans the merchandise vendors.... more »
Tomales Bay, a 12-mile long bay located 40 miles north of San Francisco, offers fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities on the fringes of the Point Reyes National Seashore. The relatively shallow bay is a favorite spot for kayak tours, whether private or guided.... more »
Petaluma Village Premium Outlets is a top Wine Country shopping destination. This popular outlet mall features 60 outlet stores. Shop for home furnishings, designer fashions, shoes, accessories, and gifts for the whole family.... more »
Osmosis is a wine country spa located in West Sonoma County minutes from the town of Sebastopol. The history of the cedar enzyme bath is linked to a centuries old tradition in Japan. Its methodology was brought to Freestone in 1985 by its owner and founder Michael Stusser after he had experienced it himself.... more »
One of the most visited locations in West Sonoma County is the California State Redwood preserve known as Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Located here are prime examples of the Sequoia sempervirens commonly known as the coastal redwood, which covered most of the coastal area before logging began... more »
Point Reyes National Seashore is a 70,000 acre park preserve located in Marin County but is only thirty minutes West of Sonoma County. With hiking trails snaking throughout the park, Point Reyes National Seashore is a wonderful place to run when you want a change of pace from road running.... more »