Santa Rosa/Sonoma County, California
Located just north of the bustling city of San Francisco, the city of Santa Rosa and the surrounding county of Sonoma seem worlds away. Agriculture – mainly the growing of grapes – dominates the landscape and the communities, offering a livelihood for its residents and a plethora of reasons for others to vacation here. For oenophiles, Sonoma County and its many wineries are a must. Gourmands will also be rewarded with an endless menu of treats for the palate. And those who embrace the outdoors will find a near-perfect climate of warm days and cool nights, as well as numerous state parks to explore.
Sun Country flies into the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, located just eight miles north of Santa Rosa and 10 miles south of Healdsburg.
Sonoma flights are seasonal via Minneapolis/St. Paul. Dates vary.
Why Go to Santa Rosa/Sonoma County
Yes, of course there is wine…more than 400 wineries in fact. But Sonoma County is also blessed with craft breweries, a local food scene that includes farm-to-table and Michelin-rated restaurants, charming small towns, picturesque winding roads, and magnificent natural beauty. Most visitors flock to the Sonoma Valley and its proliferation of award-winning wines, but just as rewarding for any visitor are the Redwoods, rivers, sea villages, and Pacific coastline to the west.
Wine and Food Lovers
In addition to the 400+ wineries and the more than 500 restaurants, visitors can also meander along the Sonoma Marin Cheese Trail, learn from classes on cooking with the freshest of fresh farm-to-table ingredients, or go on a walking tour that combines food and wine.
The weather in Sonoma County is not only perfect for growing grapes and produce, it is also ideal for enjoying the great outdoors. Take a vineyard walk, bike along winding back roads, canoe down the Russian River, or hike among awe-inspiring redwoods.
Perfect for young, new, or many-years-together couples. Discover new wines that you both love, learn new cooking skills, relax over a stunning sunset, and enjoy one romantic dinner after another.
Guys and Gals Getaways
Relaxing spas, amazing restaurants, a variety of shops, golf for every skill level, and pampering hotels all add up to a fun-filled weekend with your best buds.