Treasures await around the next bend as you wind your way from antique store to antique store along the back roads of western Sonoma County.
The treasure might be a beautiful view, an amazing bargain, a delicious meal in an out-of-the-way eatery, or that one-of-a-kind item you’ve been searching for.
Exploration and discovery are the name of the game, and the winding roadways, rolling hills, and quirky towns of western Sonoma County offer the perfect antiquing getaway.
Antiquing: Enjoying the thrill of the chase while pursuing beautiful, valuable, or intriguing antiques and vintage items by poring through an assortment of goods.
Whether you prefer a well-organized display of carefully selected antiques or love to poke through dusty corners and jumbled shelves for that overlooked gem, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to indulge yourself while also enjoying Sonoma County’s stunning scenery and laid-back lifestyle on this two-day antiquing itinerary.
This isn’t a complete list, but merely a starting point for creating your own antiquing adventure exploring western Sonoma County. Some of the smaller shops may only be open limited hours, such as Thursday to Sunday or Friday to Monday, so it pays to check ahead of time if you’re interested in a specific place.
And, of course, it always pays to keep your eyes peeled for signs for yard, barn, rummage, or garage sales. You never know what you might find on any given day.
Written by Sonoma Insider Patricia Lynn Henley.