Articles Mentioning Sonoma County Hotels

9 of the Best Long Weekend Getaways in the U.S

Sure, you might want to take several weeks (or even months) for an amazing trip. We’re right there with you. But for those who are short on vacation time (and/or cash), there’s a lot you can do in 72 hours. Whether you want to wind through a wine region with your significant other, bond with…

8 Incredible Hot Springs Resorts in California

California likely conjures up images of sunny beaches, beautiful vineyards, and of course, Hollywood. All-natural, mineral-filled hot springs might not make the list, but it’s true — the Golden State is home to many geothermal areas. Even better, plenty of hotels use these therapeutic waters to supply the pools and spas on their grounds. To…

Where to Go in California: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

More than one-and-a-half times bigger than the entire United Kingdom, California is the U.S. state with the highest population, the most national parks, the tallest trees, and some of the coolest, most vibrant cities. A state of mountains, deserts, lakes, and beaches, California has some of the most incredible landscapes in the country, too. Plus,…

Napa Valley and Sonoma Wineries Are Open for Business Following Wildfires

View from the Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer in St. Helena, Napa Valley/Oyster Napa Valley and Sonoma wineries are open for business, despite some potential tourists believing the area has all but been destroyed. In October 2017, massive wildfires caused significant damage in Northern California, affecting the Sonoma and Napa Valley wine regions, though not…

California Wine Country Face-Off: Sonoma vs. Napa

Carneros Resort and Spa, Napa/Oyster Tens of millions of visitors flock to wine country in Northern California every year. Despite the recent wildfires, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are welcoming tourists again. But which one should you pick? Both places may seem to offer the same perks (enchanting views, charming towns, delicious meals, and of…

The 9 Cutest Bed-and-Breakfasts in California

Some travelers make the trip to California to zoom down Disneyland coasters, feed the rhinos at San Diego Zoo, or soak up L.A.’s celebrity culture. Others want to see California’s quieter, quirkier side: the California of Craftsman homes and cozy porches, of quaint bungalows and redwood verandas, of shady gardens with oak trees and fountains.…

The 10 Best Ways to Celebrate Your Dirty 30s Around the World

There’s something about turning 30 that feels a little complicated. It’s exciting, of course, but also a bit daunting. After all, aren’t you supposed to be an adult by now? Don’t worry, though, because we’ve got 10 great ideas for 30th birthday getaways. And no — we’re not talking about a cute dinner with your…

7 Easy Weekend Getaways to Take From San Francisco This Fall

San Francisco has grown into an expensive metropolis, trending foodie destination, and the home to thousands of techies who work at nearby social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. But considering the stresses of living in a bustling city, many locals search for weekends of respite beyond the City by the Bay. So…

7 Amazing Mother-Daughter Trips to Take This Year

It may not be Mother’s Day, but let’s be honest, you never need an excuse to take a trip with your mom. After all, what better way to celebrate your bond and sneak in some quality time with the leading lady of your life? To help, we rounded up seven awesome mother-daughter getaway ideas, from…

5 Alternative Ways to Tour Sonoma Wine Country You Won’t Expect

A short drive from San Francisco, Sonoma County produces some of the best wines in the country. Though this quiet Northern California farmscape is often overshadowed by its better-known neighbor, the Napa Valley, Sonoma offers excellent wine touring options — sans crowds or pretense. Best of all, the area offers plenty of alternative ways to…