Perhaps best known for its wines, the rolling hills and picturesque vineyards of Sonoma County, California, make it the perfect place for getting away from it all. What better way to do that than in a vacation rental? Offering more privacy than a hotel or bed and breakfast, a rental cabin, condo or villa is a much more flexible option. And, it doesn’t have to be pricey. With our help, you can find the perfect location for your family vacation or couple’s retreat.
Nestled among redwoods between Marin and Mendocino counties in the heart of California’s wine country, there are more than 250 wineries in the region. Try a wide range of varietals including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet, even sparkling wines. Many wineries include picnic grounds and tours in settings ranging from coastal to grasslands. For beautiful views to go with your favourite vintage, try taking a wine tour along the Pacific coast or the Russian River. But, whatever your taste, be sure to take some home to your vacation rental and replay your favourite moments of the day.
If you’ve always wanted to go up in a hot air balloon, now might be your time. Contact Up & Away Ballooning in Windsor to experience views and ambiance like no other! Private and group tour packages, some with brunch, are available. Golfers will be pleased with the abundance of courses in Sonoma County, including the Links at Bodega Harbour. Only an hour’s drive from San Francisco, the Scottish-style course features spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Choose a rental home centrally located for ideal options in outdoor life. Other outdoor activities include beachcombing, antiquing and kayaking along the Russian River.
Romance is always in the air in Sonoma County, and with a private rental cottage, you can make your special trip even more romantic! If you’re planning a trip in May, you might want to hit the Sonoma Jazz Festival in Downtown Sonoma for a day of wine, food and jazz you will not soon forget. Wow your loved one with an impressive view of the ocean and exceptional food at Alexander’s at the Timber Cove Inn, featuring organic duck and lamb with exquisite wine pairings. If you find that a wedding is in your future, Sonoma is the perfect destination spot for nuptials large and small. The Bodega Harbour Yacht Club is located on the water – the perfect venue for your event. Or, perhaps you’d prefer the Gloria Ferrar Winery in Sonoma. Rent a family vacation home for your out-of-town guests and help them celebrate your big day.