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Sonoma

Explore Sonoma County’s history, with a trip to the town of Sonoma, home to Mission San Francisco Solano, the last Spanish-Mexican mission built in California.

Sonoma State Historic Park preserves the mission and the Sonoma Barracks, as well as the nearby historic home of General Vallejo and other sites. Sonoma was the site of the Bear Flag Revolt, when Californians declared their independence from Mexico.

Sonoma is also home to Buena Vista Winery, California’s oldest winery, and Gundlach-Bundschu, the state’s oldest, continually operating family winery.

Today, history walks in tandem with current times. Modern winemaking techniques are tucked away in buildings that were state of the art nearly a century ago, and wine tasting opportunities abound.

Shops, tasting rooms, restaurants, bakeries, and a historic theater line the streets around the Sonoma Plaza – an eight-acre town square, the largest in California. Venture beyond downtown to explore brew pubs, more shopping, art galleries, and more.

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Modern Sonoma Farmhouse - 1 Mile from Sonoma Square
20521 Palmer Avenue, Sonoma, CA 95476
Our house is about 1 mile from the Historic Sonoma Square and 14 miles from downtown Napa. The main house has 4 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed, bedroom 2 and 3 have a…
Sonoma Broadway Farms
20675 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476
Nestled just inside Sonoma Valley's Carneros wine region, about a mile from the town's historic plaza sits a six-acre working farm, meeting space and picturesque retreat venue built with the pure…
Frenchie Sonoma by KHasselbrink
521 B Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476
Frenchie is small, well-curated general store with locally sourced food and provisions of all kinds. A store offering grab and go lunches and dinners, picnic lunches and picnic supplies, housemade…