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Family Fun in Sonoma County

Sonoma County has been a family destination for years. Connect with the land and with each other when you visit the Pacific Ocean, rivers, redwood forests, and more than 60 regional and state parks. Fly a kite at the coast. Go on safari at a wildlife preserve. 

Tour the museum dedicated to Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. Explore the hands-on magical Children's Museum of Sonoma County. Ride on one of the best scale railroads in the country at Train Town. Plan your family’s vacation today with our free Visitors Guide.

July 2020 Update: During the current COVID-19 pandemic, many Sonoma County experiences and activities are still available and ready for you to enjoy, such as lodging, outdoor activities and outdoor dining. However, certain activities, such as indoor museums are temporarily restricted or unavailable. See What’s Open. Sonoma County Tourism is encouraging everyone to follow public health authorities’ recommendations  and to review the Safe Travels Promise as a way to keep our community and visitors safe.

View Sonoma County's Health & Safety Protocols

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eclipse Photo
1801 E. Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Public Viewing Nights at the SSU Observatory. Everyone is invited to view the skies through the telescopes of the SSUO at these monthly events. Visit our website for public viewing times at the Sonoma…

Vertex Climbing Center Photo
3358-A Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

At Vertex we offer classes that will please a wide audience, from the newbie who wants to try out climbing for the first time, to the experience climber who wants to get to the next level.

Pee Wee Golf & Arcade Photo
16155 Drake Road, Guerneville, CA 95446

The Pee Wee Golf and Arcade is a historic miniature golf course located in Guernelle located right next to the Russian River. Built in 1948, this golf course has been entertaining families for…

Doran Regional Park Photo
201 Doran Beach Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Doran Regional Park features a wide, 2-mile stretch of beach on Bodega Bay and is ideal for walking, picnicking, playing in the sand, flying kites, surfing, and bird-watching. A boat launch provides…

TrainTown Photo
20264 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476

Located just one mile south of the Plaza in Sonoma, TrainTown features a quarter scale railroad on 4 miles of track. Each train trip lasts 20-minutes and goes through tunnels, over bridges and makes a…