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Sonoma County has so much to offer and we invite you to stay and play! Experience the wine country with the following suggestions. When you follow the link to the website or phone, please be sure to mention Sonoma Wine Country Games.


Just a short drive north of San Francisco, Sonoma County offers quaint hometowns, breathtaking vistas, one of a kind shops, majestic redwood forests, luxurious spas, fabulous restaurants and world-class wineries. While you’re here, make sure you take some time to enjoy this unique destination and all it has to offer.


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If you have TWO hours between games:

Enjoy the Schulz Museum, stop by Luther Burbank Home and Gardens for a stroll or visit one of many fun adventures in the Santa Rosa area.


If you have THREE hours:

Shop and dine in the Historic Railroad Square in old downtown Santa Rosa where scenes from “Shadow of a Doubt” was filmed, visit one of Sonoma County’s over 350 wineries and meet the winemaker or explore the Cloverdale Arts Alliance First Street Gallery for beautiful, local art. Visit the historic town of Petaluma  and wander up and down the downtown area for the complete farm to table experience. 


If you have FOUR hours:

Take a drive along scenic River Road to walk among the giant redwoods at Armstrong Woods or visit the African Savannah to walk among the giraffes at Safari West.


If you have FIVE hours or more:

Experience a beautiful drive on famed coastal Highway 1 from Bodega Bay to Fort Ross. Spending the night or a few days? After a brutal day on the field, treat yourself to a luxurious spa experience. Refuel at one of Sonoma County’s Michelin rated restaurants.

Whatever your desire, in Sonoma County you’ll find fresh, local offerings where world-renowned chefs cook up everything from casual “farm to table” cuisine to the ultimate dining experience. Experience an adventure ~  hot air balloon above the vineyards or zip line in the canopy of the redwoods!


Ins and Outs of Travel

Sonoma County is conveniently located one hour north of San Francisco.


Easily accessible from the Bay area, those coming from out of the area may find convenient flights directly into the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport from Seattle, Portland, San Diego and Los Angeles.


Additional air service is convenient from most cities throughout the US and Canada into Oakland and San Francisco. Bus service from both the Oakland and San Francisco airports is available through Airport Express.


Public transportation is available throughout the county through Sonoma County Transit and through the SMART Train . Take a ride on our fabulous new rail system which goes from Santa Rosa down to San Rafael.


Stay and Eat!

Known for its bountiful harvest and slow food movement, Sonoma County abounds with a multitude of restaurant choices. From Michelin star to local farm table, there is something for every taste in Sonoma County.


Take a peek at the local restaurants.

Want to eat like the locals or at least know where they go? Check out Bite Club.