Connect with the land in Sonoma County, one of California’s most diverse natural destinations. More than 60 regional and state parks beckon travelers to hike through redwood forests, paddle along the coast or down rivers, or just sit down and enjoy the sounds of nature. More daring explorers may opt to zip line with Sonoma Zipline Adventures. Check out our guides to outdoor activities, cycling, hiking, camping, and backpacking in Sonoma County.

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Together, we can protect and preserve the beauty and natural resources of Sonoma County for generations to come. Check out our page on Sustainable Travel, and look over the Leave No Trace Seven Principles.

Featured Trip Ideas


Learn about sea life along the Northern California Coast. At the Bodega Marine Laboratory, which is part of the University…


Goat Rock Beach in Jenner offers endless opportunities for exploration and beach walks; it’s also one of the most popular and best…

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Sonoma County contains such extraordinary geographical diversity – including the Pacific Ocean, rivers, lakes, beaches, coastal cliffs, mountains, valleys and…

Glamping in Sonoma County
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Discover a different type of luxury in Sonoma County, the perfect destination for travelers who want to immerse and connect…

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Each June Sonoma County blossoms with lavender, and celebrates with lavender events, lavender sales, and lavender farm tours.  For many…


Swimming in the Russian River and playing along the stunning Pacific Coast beaches are fun summer activities in Sonoma County…


Tucked away on the north end of the 10-mile Bohemian Highway, Monte Rio visitors are immediately greeted by a 1950s-style…


Dogs can run, splash, and swim without their leashes at the annual Water Bark, held on weekends each September in…


The trails at the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge offer some of the most rewarding and unusual Sonoma County hikes, with…


The Sonoma Wine Country lifestyle is luxuriously full and rich – but that doesn’t mean it has to be expensive;…


Around nearly every corner of this charming haven are trendy restaurants, food stands, and groovy cafes reminiscent of the flower-power…

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Nestled into a particularly beautiful stretch of Sonoma County’s 55-mile Pacific coastline, Bodega Bay is a favorite getaway for travelers and…

Sightseeing & Tours

Tucked near the Russian River watershed in the heart of Sonoma County, the charismatic town of Windsor is known for its welcoming and family-friendly vibes.


Many state, regional and community parks in Sonoma County contain picnic areas with tables, barbecues, and rest rooms nearby. They’re…


Bodega Bay is approximately one hour from the town of Sonoma, which makes it a slam-dunk destination for a perfect day…


Embark on an iconic California road trip along the famous Highway 1. Exploring the more than 50 miles of dramatic…


Whether you want to hook a fish, pull up a pot of crabs, or get up close with whales and…


As the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the northern California coast, the Laguna de Santa Rosa offers excellent opportunities for…

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Every year, towards the end of winter, many Sonoma County vineyards come alive with a brilliant carpet of mustard showing…


Western Sonoma County offers its visitors a delightful mix of rolling hills, vineyards, redwood trees, charming small-town main streets, fine…

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