Sonoma

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Sonoma — A picturesque slice of California Wine Country, Sonoma offers more than 350 wineries, spectacular outdoor activities, and numerous towns to explore. The region’s wine and food scene is on par with – if not superior to – the famed Napa Valley, yet Sonoma maintains a sense of laid-back rural charm that distinguishes it from the trendier and more crowded neighbor. 

Why Go

For wine that will excite your senses, whether you’re a connoisseur or a novice, and beautiful scenery.

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How to: Choose Between Napa and Sonoma

October 24, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Napa and Sonoma both offer great wines, great food, and incredible experiences, but because there’s so much to do in each county that visitors usually focus on ... Read More »

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June 12, 2014 by Alex Schechter

When it comes to hotels, it's always refreshing to see new takes on the four-walls-and-a-bed formula. In these five treehouse suites, woodsy interiors, jacuzzi ... Read More »

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February 13, 2014 by Blane Bachelor

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Healdsburg: A Fresh Take on California Wine Country

February 13, 2014 by Charu Suri

If you are looking for a fresh, laid-back take on California's wine country, head for Healdsburg in Sonoma County. Here, you'll find beautifully structured ... Read More »

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3 Affordable Wellness Daytrips From San Francisco

February 10, 2014 by Alex Schechter

While the rest of us are busy planning our sun-filled spring break, a few travelers – perhaps wisely – areweighing their options and thinking of ways to save on ... Read More »

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“The lowest rates for Mediterranean cruises can be found in the winter months, when temperatures hover in the 50s and ports are largely crowd-free.”

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