ABOUT SONOMA COUNTY

Trip Advisor named Sonoma County as the #1 Wine Country destination in the U.S. Stay at our Sonoma Wine Country Bed & Breakfasts, Luxury Inns, and Distinctive Cottages ... they are the essence of the Sonoma vibe!

Sonoma County is conveniently located less than 30 miles north of San Francisco. Boasting over 200 of the world's most award-winning wineries, 76 miles of scenic coastline, pristine beaches, the mystical Russian River, majestic redwoods, 21 challenging golf courses, a thrilling road course and drag strip, more than 40 spas, outstanding theaters, fascinating museums, shopping, botanical gardens, galleries, diverse festivals, farm markets and incredible eateries, farmer's markets and ethnic restaurants.

This national and international first class meeting and leisure travel destination also includes miles of scenic Pacific Ocean coastline, pristine beaches, the mystical Russian River, majestic redwood groves, thriving wetlands, tranquil inland lakes and rolling mountain's natural splendor.

VALLEYS & VINEYARDS: Sonoma Country's vineyard-lined valleys open up creating wide expanses with abundant wineries and easy access to the area's towns and villages.

Sonoma County's northern-most town is Cloverdale. Located in the Alexander Valley, close to dozens of wineries and Lake Sonoma, Cloverdale features the largest public park on the Russian River and charming downtown with antique shops and multicultural events on the Plaza.

Situated between the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, European ambiance abounds in the charming town of Healdsburg. World-class restaurants, art galleries, boutique shopping and luxurious accommodations welcome visitors any time of year.

For an old west feel, Geyserville features buildings dating from the 1800's and the first collective tasting room in California.

Windsor is the newest hot spot for dining and shopping in Sonoma Country. Clustered around the Town Green and Old Downtown, Windsor offers unique shops, restaurants, festivals, and musical entertainment for every age group.

Santa Rosa, home to the California welcome center and the perfect central headquarters to experience sonoma country. Santa Rosa's central location blends relaxed urban appeal and dozens of nearby wineries. A "must" stop for all visitors, the California Welcome Center is housed in the historic Railroad Square and features visitor information and expert staff to assist visitors. "Peanuts" fans will enjoy the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, giving visitors a chance to view original artwork and memorabilia. Snoopy's Home Ice Arena, Gallery and Gift shop are popular visitor stops.

From tranquil to thrilling, Sonoma Country offers a plethora of entertainment options. The Luther Burbank Home and Gardens and Luther Burbank Center for the Performing Arts blend musical talent with the famous horticulturalist's gardens and sculptures. Or take a ride on the wild side and experience the African Savannah in Sonoma Country. Safari West, a wildlife preserve where the whole family can experience and learn about animals in wild habitat, offers up close and personal encounters with giraffe, gazelle, oryx, ostrich, African antelope and cheetahs.

Founded in 1835, the town of Sonoma is the site of California's oldest Plaza. Stroll around the picturesque town square, visit the historic mission and enjoy chic boutiques and restaurants, art galleries and artisan food products including breads, cheeses and olive oils. The charming villages of Glen Ellen and Kenwood are home to award-winning wineries, eclectic shops and the famous Jack London State Park.

RUSSIAN RIVER REGION: The Russian River resort towns are defined by the meandering river, majestic redwood trees and an eclectic mix of people who celebrate diversity. The towns are full of history and local color abounds with unique festivals all year round.

The slow, flat river is a favorite summertime spot where lounging on the beach or drifting along on a flotilla of rafts gives visitors a chance to soak up the Sonoma Country sun. Explore the estuary where the river meets the ocean near Goat Rock State Beach and view the abundant marine life up close and personal. Or take an easy walk past wildlife on the Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands Trail. The Russian River Valley is a haven for outdoor adventurers where visitors can camp, hike, swim, canoe, kayak or fish at secluded spots along the river's shore.

Music and art abound in the Russian River Valley. Enjoy the many free summer concerts, or the famous Russian River Blues and Jazz Festivals, both held on the Russian River, Stumptown Daze, and a winter holiday parade of lights on the Main Street of Guerneville.

California's Wine Country is home to some of the finest Sonoma County bed and breakfast inns lodging options in the country: let yourself GO ... Sonoma Wine Country Inns!

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Sonoma County Lodging – Join Us

Interested in participating in a very exciting Sonoma County lodging and winery project – GO Sonoma?

sonoma wine country bed and breakfast inns, cottages, luxury inns - please join us!

Lodging Partners …
Our goal, as Sonoma County innkeepers, is to use our state of the art – professionally  marketed – website to attract worldwide travelers to our “by invitation only” member properties, which include sought out luxury inns, remarkable bed and breakfasts, as well as distinctive cottages. We are also partnering with premium wineries – sending our guests, exclusively, to Sonoma County’s finest tasting rooms.

There are many benefits for you to participate in GO Sonoma:

  • List your inn on an affordable portal website dedicated to specials, packages and daily deals.
  • Enjoy the added value of free winery passports for your guests that are mobile app driven
  • Be included in quarterly email newsletters
  • Benefit from a lodging gift certificate program
  • Include your inn on the collective availability calendar
  • Join us for seasonal get-togethers where we will have informative industry speakers and a potluck.

Please note that there are no monthly meetings to attend. Nor is there any work required on your part. We do the work and you reap the benefits!

Please contact us if you would like to be considered for inclusion in the GO Sonoma lodging and winery project.

sonoma wine country bed and breakfast inns, cottages, luxury inns - please join us!

Winery Partners …
Our goal, as Sonoma County innkeepers, is to use our state of the art website to attract worldwide travelers to our “by invitation only” member properties, which include sought out luxury inns, remarkable bed and breakfasts, as well as distinctive cottages. We are also partnering with premium wineries like yours – sending our guests, exclusively, to Sonoma County’s finest tasting rooms.

There are several benefits for wineries to participate in the Go-Sonoma.com website and complimentary passport, including:

  1. a free listing with links and contact info on the Go-Sonoma.com website
  2. frequent recommendations from the participating lodging partners
  3. inclusion in our seasonal 15,000 member newsletter and social media campaign
  4. as well as a free listing in our mobile app, and a marker on the map
  5. One of the exciting features of the Go-Sonoma mobile app and website will be a place where wineries can upload and share events and specials. We want you to let our guests know what’s happening when at your winery, so they can participate in your great wine country events year round.

What we ask in return for each of our guests we send you is a complimentary wine tasting during their time of stay in Sonoma County’s Wine country.

Please contact us if you would like to be considered for inclusion in the GO Sonoma lodging and winery project.