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2698 Fremont Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
Southern comfort food is hardly what comes to mind when thinking about the cuisine of California's Wine Country. Yet, that's exactly what you get at this unassuming diner along scenic Highway 121. Think grandma's recipes inspired by the local...
23570 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
Cornerstone Sonoma is a collection of shops, galleries, and gardens that offers an unusual experience in the Sonoma wine country. The series of walk-through gardens showcase the work of some of the world's best landscape architects and designers....
29 E MacArthur St, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
This lovely little hotel has gorgeous rooms in a garden setting sprinkled with art installations. MacArthur Place is walking distance from the Sonoma town square and it is a great place to stay to while visiting wineries in the area.
11 Central Ave, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
There are a lot of good eating options in Sonoma, but not so many that don't come with some snobbery. El Molino is different: Bright blue and yellow tiled floors, an open kitchen, freshly made tortillas from stone-ground corn, and homey,...
17380 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
This tiny market on the way to or from Sonoma Wine Country is the perfect place to stop for a meal on the go. El Brinquito is Spanish for a small jump, or a leap, and the Market is just a short hop outside of downtown Sonoma. The everyday fare is...
2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, USA
Jack London State Historic Park has two faces--there is the history and homes of Jack London, and then there is the land that drew him here. Beyond the museum and homes there is a full day of hiking through meadows, vineyards, orchards, and...
2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA 95452, USA
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park has numerous hiking trails from mellow meadow trails that are great for nature walks with kids, to heavier hikes up to the vistas of Bald Mountain. There are also family friendly camping grounds and an observatory for...
151 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
We stayed in Petaluma so we could be close to the Sonoma wineries but not have to spend $300 a night for a hotel. We were thrilled to stumble upon Rosso Pizzeria and Mozzarella Bar. The chef makes his own fresh mozzarella in house, and the burrata...
141 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
We stopped at Della Fattoria on our way out to tour wineries in Healdsburg. The cafe is in historic downtown Petaluma, and the menu did not disappoint. The panzanella salad was filled with fresh local currants, asparagus, fennel, and homemade...
134 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
We weren't even planning to get ice cream on this particular afternoon, exploring Petaluma. But when we walked past the windows and saw the sweet, nostalgic decor at Lala's and two seats open at their 50's inspired soda fountain bar, we couldn't...
401 S A St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, USA
Looking for a tasty brunch on the way up to Healdsburg? Look no further. The Spinster Sisters, located in Santa Rosa, has a warm decor that feels Room & Board inspired. We had the kimchi deviled eggs (very good and interesting), the eggs benedicts...
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