Stay Responsibly in Sonoma County

The Flamingo Resort

Travelers are empowered to make a positive impact on the local community and the environment when visiting Sonoma County hotels through Kind Traveler, the first socially conscious “Give and Get” hotel booking and education platform. Choosing to give $10 a night to a local charity unlocks exclusive rates and perks from Kind Traveler’s curated list of “Kind Hotels.” The $10-a-night donation will go to a designated local charity that positively impacts the destination.

Charitable Travel Supports Local Causes

Participating hotels in Sonoma County that offer exclusive rates and special perks on Kind Traveler include: Farmhouse Inn, Flamingo ResortThe Gables Wine Country InnHotel EThe Lodge at Bodega Bay Sonoma CoastThe Sandman HotelThe Stavrand Russian River ValleyTimber Cove Resort, Vintners Resort, and Wildhaven Sonoma

Staying at these properties will support Sonoma County-based charities that make a positive impact. 

  • Charlie’s Acres Farm Sanctuary is dedicated to the care of rescued farm animals and serves as a sanctuary where animals can live out their lives in peace.
  • Farm to Pantry brings together communities to end food injustice and reverse global warming by rescuing and sharing locally grown food with those who have been systematically marginalized.
  • Pepperwood Preserve inspires conservation through science; managing a unique 3,200-acre biological reserve and refuge for more than 900 species of native plants and wildlife.
  • The Redwood Empire Food Bank is Sonoma County’s largest hunger-relief organization, serving 82,000 people.
  • The Russian Riverkeeper restores and sustains the health of Sonoma County’s popular Russian River.
  • Sonoma Land Trust protects more than 50,000 acres of beautiful, productive, and environmentally significant land in and around Sonoma County.

Every Stay Gives Back

Select Sonoma County lodging partners have become the first in California to participate in a pilot program with Kind Traveler’s new community impact certification, “Every Stay Gives Back,” which automatically harnesses donations with every guest stay for local Sonoma County charities, regardless of whether the booking occurred through Kind Traveler. The Stavrand Russian River Valley was the first hotel in California to enroll in this program, with The Gables Wine Country Inn and Wildhaven Sonoma also signing on.

Make An Impact 

We invite you to discover more things to do in Sonoma County including learning how you can be a Kind Traveler and make a positive impact during your stay.

Find additional ways to make sustainable choices and have more meaningful experiences while in Sonoma County at sonomacounty.com/sustainable

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