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Monte Rio

Along the banks of Sonoma County's Russian River, the hamlet of Monte Rio (pop. 1,152) knows how to roll out the welcome mat with flair.  Tourists flocked by train starting in the 1870s, then came by the thousands in the 1930s and ’40s to hear Big Bands play in the town's outdoor pavilions. Today, a historic 1950s-style neon sign arches overhead, proclaiming "Welcome to Monte Rio Vacation Wonderland." 

That slogan still rings true for those who want to enjoy splashing or paddling on the river, taking in fabulous views, visiting nearby world-class wineries, enjoying local theater, biking along winding roads lined with redwoods, fishing, hiking, or having picnics on a sandy river beach. 

Located on the north end of the 10-mile scenic stretch known as the Bohemian Highway, this little burg spreads out on both sides of the river. It's home to the Monte Rio Amphitheater, an outdoor showcase for concerts, theater under the stars, and other events.

The area offers a variety of restaurants, while lodging options vary from quaint cottages on the river to luxury bed and breakfast inns, and historic small hotels.

The Village Inn & Restaurant, built in 1906 as a private home, served as the site of several scenes in the Hollywood film Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. The Highland Dell Hotel, also built in 1906, hosts the local OktoberFest. 

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Relax among the trees at The Grove! Photo
Contact us directly, Monte Rio, CA 95462

Welcome to The Grove, a world of privacy, with redwood-covered ridgetops above and redwood forests below. Perched on a hill above the Russian River, The Grove is an amenity-loaded haven for your…

River Song Photo
Russian River Getaways, Contact us directly Monte Rio, CA 95462

Remodeled Historic Riverfront Cabin, Luxurious Contemporary Furnishing, Views, Sunny Decks, *Seasonal River Access & Boats, Hot Tub, Fenced Yard; Walk to Dining, Golf; Short Drive to Town, Wine…

Bough House Photo
Contact Us Directly, Monte Rio, CA 95462

With its gorgeous redwood setting and pretty landscaping, The Bough House will charm you from the start. This home is what you think of when you're looking for a river escape.

A Redwood Dream - Cozy Cabin in Redwoods--Wine, Russian River, Ocean Photo
Contact us directly, Monte Rio, CA 95462

Spend your days exploring Sonoma wineries, lounging on the river beach, splashing in the Pacific Ocean, dining in fine restaurants, hiking, playing golf--and at the end of the day escape to the…

Ananda Photo
Contact Us Directly, Monte Rio, CA 95462

Ananda is a magical little cottage nestled in the hills above the Russian River. The name Ananda means bliss, and that's what you'll find at this private, serene hideaway. With a spacious living room,…

Northwood Beach House Photo
Russian River Getaways, Contact us directly Monte Rio, CA 95462

Spacious, Light Contemporary Riverfront Home, River Views, Redwoods, Woodstove, Outdoor Dining, Hot Tub, Lawn, Seasonal River Access & Boats; Walk to Dining, Northwood Golf; Short Drive to Downtown…

Curtain Call Theater Photo
20347 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462

Curtain Call Theatre is the premiere theater of the Russian River area. Season tickets are available for their outstanding plays performed by an all-volunteer cast at the Russian River Hall in Monte…