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Sonoma County boasts of a variety of regions, varied in their landscape as well as their attractions.  For those who are interested in real estate in Sonoma County, you will soon find that you have many beautiful options available to you.

Petaluma is generally translated into “City of the Little Hills” and is known as a booming riverfront town, which offers espresso and cowboys, theatre and bookstores, antiques and movies. 

The Sonoma Coast claims many natural attractions, including remote beaches, rolling hills, and quiet forests.  Since the area has not yet caught the attention of real estate developers, the community has a simple, unobtrusive smattering of antique stores, first-rate restaurants, art galleries, inns and historical sites.

Bodega became famous after it served as the setting for Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film “The Birds.”  Today, it attracts antique hunters and flea-market buffs that will find many treasures as they pick through Bodega’s roadside strip of unique stores. 

Did you know that FortRoss was founded in 1812 as the eastern-most outpost of tsarist Russia?  In fact, while the fort’s defenses were never tested, the tsar’s men remained there for 30 years.  The property was then sold to John Sutter in 1841.
A city bursting with imagination and artistry, Sebastopol is home to both apple orchards and grape vines.  The cozy and progressive feel of Sebastopol, along with its numerous local artists, makes it ideally suited for a wine-centered vacation in Sonoma County.

Come, relax and enjoy the great wine, recreation and hospitality that Sonoma County has become famous for!

Lodging:  Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Spas and Bed & Breakfasts

Grape Leaf Inn
Sonoma Coast Villa Inn & Spa  707.876.9818
Gaige House Inn and Spa 707.935.0237
Inn at Occidental  707.874.1047
Applewood Inn  707.869.9093
Cottage Inn and Spa Mission B&B  (707) 996.0719
The Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant  707.887.3300
MacArthur Place, Sonoma's Historic Inn & Spa  707.938.2929
Old Crocker Inn  707.894.4000
Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza - A Four Sisters Inn  800.431.8663
Inn at Sonoma - A Four Sisters Inn  707.9391340
Vintage Towers Bed & Breakfast Inn  707.894.4535
Melitta Station Inn  707.538.7712
Avalon - A Luxury Bed & Breakfast  707.824.0880
Bella Villa Messina  707.433.6655
Belle De Jour Inn  707.431.9777
Beltane Ranch Bed & Breakfast  707.996.6501
Birmingham Bed & Breakfast  800.819.1388
Calderwood Inn  707.431.1110
Case Ranch Inn  707.887.8711
Cooperage Inn  707.996.7054
Creekside Inn & Resort  707.869.3623  
Fern Grove Cottages  707.869.8105
Gables Wine Country Inn, The  707.585.7777
Geyserville Inn  707.857.4343
Glen Ellen Inn Secret Cottages  707.996.6409
Hacienda Guest House  707.942.5259
Hidden Oak Inn, The  707.996.9863
Honor Mansion, The  707.433.4277
Hope-Merrill House  707.857.3356
Jenner Inn  707.865.2377 
Madrona Manor  707.433.4231
Ramekins Bed and Breakfast  707.933.0450 x11 
Ridenhour Inn  707.887.1033
Shelford House Bed & Breakfast, The  707.894.5956
Sonoma Chalet  707.938.3129
Sonoma Hotel On The Plaza  707.996.2996
Trojan Horse Inn  707.996.2430

Food – Restaurants, and Cafés

tel. +1 707.542.9050
2700 Yulupa Avenue #10 Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Applewood Inn
tel. +1 707.869.9093 
13555 Highway 116 Guerneville, CA 95446

Barking Dog Roasters and Cafe

tel. +1 707.939.1905
18133 Highway 12 Sonoma, CA 95476

Bay View Restaurant & Lounge
tel. +1 (707) 875-2751 
800 Coast Highway One Bodega Bay, CA 94923

tel. +1 707.579.2682
73 Montgomery Dr Santa Rosa, CA

The Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant
tel. +1 707.887.3300 
7871 River Road Forestville, CA 95436

Glen Ellen Inn Oyster Grill & Martini Bar & Secret Cottages
tel. +1 707.996.6409
13670 Arnold Dr. Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Green Turtle Vietnamese Restaurant
tel. +1 707.585.9000
4 Padre Pkwy. Rohnert Park, CA

Ruth McGowan's Brewpub

tel. +1 707-894-9610
First and Main Streets Cloverdale, CA

Saddles Steakhouse at MacArthur Place
tel. +1 707.933.3191
29 East MacArthur Street Sonoma, CA 95476

Sizzling Tandoor

tel. +1 707.579.5999
409 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa, CA

tel. +1 707.996.5949
19101 Sonoma Highway Sonoma, CA 95476

Taqueria Sol Azteca
tel. +1 707.792.1859
1435 East Cotati Ave Cotati, CA 94931


Costeaux French Bakery
tel. +1 707.433.1913
417 Healdsburg Avenue Healdsburg, CA 95448

Depot Hotel Restaurant
tel. +1 707.938.2980 
241 First Street West Sonoma, CA 95476

Dry Creek Kitchen
tel. +1 707.431.0330
317 Healdsburg Avenue Healdsburg, CA 95448

El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen
tel. +1 707.996.3030
405 First Street West Sonoma, CA 95476

il Mulino
tel. +1 707.938.1890
14301 Arnold Drive Glen Ellen, CA 95442

La Buona Forchetta
tel. +1 707.869.9093
13555 Highway 116 Guerneville, CA 95446

tel. +1 707.588.1800
5000 Roberts Lake Road Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Madrona Manor
tel. +1 707.433.4231
tel. +1 800.258.4003
1001 Westside Road Healdsburg, CA 95448

McNear's Saloon & Dining House
tel. +1 707.765.2121
23 Petaluma Boulevard North Petaluma, CA 94952

Tides Wharf Restaurant & Bar, The

tel. +1 (707) 875-2751 
800 Coast Highway One Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Yao Kiku Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
tel. +1 707.578.8180
2700 Yulupa Ave Santa Rosa, CA

Tea Room Cafe
tel. +1 707-765-0199
316 Western Avenue Petaluma, CA 94952

Vineyards and wine tasting

Acorn Winery  707.433.6440
Amphora Wines  707.431.7767
Benziger Family Winery  707.935.3000
Blackstone Winery  707.833.1999
Castle Vineyards & Winery  707.996.1966 x101
Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery  707.838.4306
Coyote Crest Vineyards & Winery  707.433.2272
Davis Bynum Winery  707.433.2611
Eric Ross Winery  707-939-8525
Foppiano Vineyards 707.433.7272
Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves
Hook & Ladder  (707) 546-5712
Inman Family Wines  707.395.0689
Iron Horse Vineyards  707.887.1507
Kamen Estate Wines  707.933.1700
Larson Family Winery  707.938.3031
Ledson Winery & Vineyards  707.537.3810
Limerick Lane Cellars  707.433.9211
Locals Tasting Room  707.857.4900
McCray Ridge  (707)869-3147 
Rabbit Ridge Vineyards  707.431.7128
Ravenswood Winery  707.938.1960
Rochioli Vineyards and Winery  707.433.2305
Sable Ridge Vineyards  707.542.3138
Simi Winery  707.473-3232
Sonoma - Enoteca  707.935.1200
Tara Bella Winery & Vineyards  707.544.9049
Valley of the Moon Winery  707.996.6941
Verite  (707) 433.9000
Wellington Vineyards  707.939.0708
Yoakim Bridge Vineyards & Winery 707.433.8511

Recreation & Tourist Activities

Whatever your recreational interests, there is something for you in Sonoma County. 

Bodega Bay is a great place to find a wonderful range of outdoor activities . If you are looking for a serene walk on the beach with gorgeous views, look no further than Doran Park at sunset. For those looking for a more strenuous walk, try Wright's Beach.  The path travels along the cliffs and overlooks the breaking surf and breathtaking vistas.  You can also rent a bike and ride to Bodega Head to discover the panoramic views of the Sonoma Coast.  If you prefer traveling on four legs you can always hire a horse and enjoy Salmon Creek Beach in the afternoon.

Are water sports more your speed?  Why not rent a kayak and enjoy a leisurely trek in the company of harbor seals, otters, rays, and a variety of waterfowl. Another option is to bring a shovel and bucket and try your hand at clamming or building a sandcastle.
Popular activities in the area include windsurfing and kite flying. 

Another location with a variety of opportunities for exploration is the 157 acres of Ragle Ranch Park (707-823-1153) which runs alongside apple orchards, and provides opportunities for mountain biking, jogging, and horseback riding. 

Also popular, of course: sipping wine and relaxing in a beautiful tasting room at one of the region’s many fine vineyards and wineries.

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