Sonoma County Tourism

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Why Choose Sonoma County?

Located just 30 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, Sonoma County offers a blend of sophistication and laid-back relaxation. Boasting 6,600 full and limited-service hotel rooms with meeting space, acclaimed bistros and restaurants, 55 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline, and more than 425 of the world’s most award-winning wineries as well as our abundance of quality beer and hard cider producers and artisanal spirit distilleries. Unique meeting and event venues include wineries, wine caves, elegant estates, retreat venues and an African wildlife preserve. Give your group an opportunity to relax and enjoy engaging activities that offer excellent networking and team-bonding experiences that will create lasting memories. You’ll be delighted by the variety of options available for your free and scheduled activity time. Off-site activities include hiking and ziplining through redwood forests, teeing off at one of our 22 stunning golf courses, cycling through scenic vineyards, horseback riding, driving on a thrilling road course, hot air ballooning, embarking on a Pacific Ocean fishing excursion, kayaking and canoeing on the Russian River, exploring life on the farm with Farm Trails, and expanding your palate with culinary tours and chef-led activities. Challenge your team in such activities as blind tastings, sensory development classes, blending experiences and artisanal food pairings. Sonoma County is also known for its abundance of quality beer and hard cider producers, as well as artisanal spirit distilleries. Local restaurants offer extensive wine lists, incorporate farm-to-table ingredients and offer wine-pairing dinners. This gives groups that are short on time a fabulous experience which incorporates the best of Wine Country cuisine and, of course, wine.


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Getting Here

Get here easily with daily direct air service to Sonoma County – Charles M. Schulz Airport (STS) on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines or Avelo San Francisco, Oakland, and Sacramento International airports are also nearby. The Airport Express shuttle operates hourly between Sonoma County Airport and San Francisco and Oakland Airports. Other stops include Santa Rosa Fairgrounds, Doubletree by Hilton in Rohnert Park, and Petaluma Fairgrounds.

Distance from airport

  • Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport

    1 mi. from city center

  • San Francisco International Airport

    67 mi. from city center

  • Oakland International Airport

    60 mi. from city center

Local Attractions


Sonoma wineries and Sonoma wines are genuine and delicious, offering a true taste of this authentic Wine Country. With more than 425 wineries, Sonoma County has a varietal to suit any taste. Rustic hospitality at small family-run wineries and internationally heralded wine houses invite you to explore your own way.

Outdoor Activities

Connect with the land in Sonoma County, one of California’s most diverse natural destinations. More than 60 regional and state parks beckon travelers to hike through redwood forests, paddle along the coast or down rivers, or just sit down and enjoy the sounds of nature.

Restaurants & Dining

Come and taste the Sonoma County difference – from our garden to your plate. There’s always a place at our table, whether that be in an elegant hotel, a picturesque inn, al fresco in a vineyard, or at a riverfront pub. Indulge in the local produce, organically grown vegetables, cheeses, olive oils, meats, fish, wines, and beers that make up our menus.


Sonoma County is a top California golf destination. With a mild climate that encourages year-round play, fantastic off-the-fairway diversions, and a stunning natural setting along the beach, in the redwoods, or near vineyards, Sonoma County cards a winning score for golf travelers.

Culinary Experiences

Savor one of California's top food and wine destinations, where you'll find renowned farm-to-table fare and premium wines. Treat your taste buds to a feast in Sonoma County, where 'farm to table' is not a trend, it's simply how we eat each and every day. And culinary adventures in Sonoma County are not limited to dining together. Visit artisan cheese makers, and learn about their craft while sampling their wares. Stroll through local farmers markets, chatting with folks who grew what they're selling. Take a cooking class, and learn to whip up wonderful Wine Country dishes like a local.

Bike Rentals & Tours

Sonoma County is famous for cycling. Sonoma County has emerged as a top cycling destination in California. Bring your group on a guided tour led by a Sonoma County local through the vineyards with wine tasting along the way.


Whether you're looking for quaint or quirky, simple or sophisticated, Sonoma County's charming downtowns are chock full of locally owned boutiques. Shopping here is all about experiencing a locale. Pick a place and be amazed at the galleries and boutiques that offer hand-crafted or unique items.

Regional Parks

Sonoma County's thriving regional park system consists of more than 50 parks - including trails and open spaces - and encompasses nearly 60,000 acres. Parks run the length and breadth of the county, from Gualala to Bodega Bay, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sonoma Valley.



High season
May 15 – Nov 14
Shoulder season
Mar 15 – May 14
Low season
Nov 15 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Mar 14