Santa Rosa CA

Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa is a good base for exploring all that California Wine Country has to offer. Its thriving downtown boasts three distinct shopping districts, five historic residential neighborhoods, arts and culture, events, great restaurants, famous chefs, wine tasting rooms, brew pubs, and a comfortable inviting atmosphere. Start your visit at the California Welcome Center in Santa Rosa, in Historic Railroad Square.

Santa Rosa is home to the museum that celebrates famed cartoonist Charles M. Schulz’s life and work. Note the colorful street sculptures of Peanuts characters throughout the city. On the museum’s campus is Snoopy’s Home Ice, the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. Adjacent is the new Children's Museum of Sonoma County. Cycling enthusiasts from around the world are familiar with this city, which has hosted a stage in the Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race.

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