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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What's New in Sonoma

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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 "Bachelor"-Inspired Trips You Can Actually Take

February 13, 2014 by Blane Bachelor

In recent seasons, ABC’s long-running seriesThe Bachelor andTheBachelorette have quietly turned their attention from catfights, crying, and ill-fated proposals ... 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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Foodie Friday: 5 Sonoma Dining Spots

August 02, 2013 by Teresa Bitler

Sonoma County boasts some of Northern California’s best wineries: Kenwood Vineyards, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Chateau St. Jean, and Gloria Ferrer, to name a few. ... Read More »

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Top 10 Outdoor Adventures

July 05, 2012 by Kate Sekules

For a brief few months each year, warm weather, long days, and generous vacation time opens up a world of travel possibilities. Whether you enjoy climbing the ... Read More »

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