Glen Ellen Transcendence Theater

Glen Ellen

In the heart of Sonoma Valley, the charming village of Glen Ellen (pop. 784) is steeped in a blend of Sonoma County wines, local dining delights, and the valley's natural beauties.

Wine tasting opportunities abound in tasting rooms and wineries in Glen Ellen and throughout the Sonoma Valley. Lodging is available in the 22-room Jack London Lodge on the tree-lined Sonoma Creek; in the historic and stylish Gaige House + Ryokan; and in boutique hotels, bed and breakfast inns, and vacation rentals throughout the area.

Pick up picnic supplies at the Glen Ellen Village Market; Oak Hill Farm of Sonoma sells organic produce in its Red Barn Store off Highway 12; and breakfast and lunch are served up at Glen Ellen's charming Garden Court Café.

Sample gourmet cuisines in laid-back style. The fig café & wine bar, by renowned cookbook author Sondra Bernstein, provides country French home cooking. The Glen Ellen Inn Grill & Martini Bar is an American bistro with a French twist, while the Glen Ellen Star offers tastes of both local and international flavors in a neighborly setting.

Glen Ellen is also famous as the last home of Jack London, author of "Call of the Wild" and numerous other books, who lived there from 1905 until his death in 1916, at the age of 40. London's Beauty Ranch is now the 39-acre Jack London State Historic Park. In the summer, don’t miss Transcendence Theatre’s Broadway Under the Stars performances in the park's old winery ruins. 

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House of Happy Walls Museum in Jack London State Park Photo
2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

The Museum was built by Charmian London and Eliza Shepard, Jack London's step sister, after London's death in 1916. The House of Happy Walls was designed to be a museum as well as Charmian's home. She…

Moran Goodman Park Photo
980 Sonoma Glen Circle, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Moran Goodman is a neighborhood pocket park featuring a small playground with swings and slide, picnic tables with a barbeque grill, and lawns. The park is located off of Arnold Drive, south of the…

Glen Ellen Green Tour Photo
Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Our tour invites the green spirited and eco-conscious to participate in a curated "green" excursion that focuses on the environmental practices of the three top Glen Ellen attractions. Best of all -…

Bay Area Ridge Trail Photo
Various locations around Sonoma County, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

The Bay Area Ridge Trail is a connected hiking, cycling, and equestrian trail on the ridge lines around the San Francisco Bay. When complete, portions of the trail will connect Hood Mountain Regional…

Les Pascals Photo
13758 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

The Pascals have opened their very own French pâtisserie in the heart of Glen Ellen, Sonoma. Chef Pascal brings to Les Pascals a deep love for the art of pastry- making and an comprehensive…