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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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Larson Park Photo
329 DeChene Avenue, Sonoma, CA 95476

Larson Park features a community garden and lovely views of the riparian habitat along Sonoma Creek. It is also a great family spot, with a playground, a picnic area, restrooms, and the following…

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Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Villa Terra Nova offers visitors a spectacular private vacation destination while exploring Sonoma wine country. Designed for both short-term and extended rental…

The view from A Modern Sonoma Photo
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Newly renovated hillside home has vineyard, mountain and valley views throughout. The Master Bedroom looks out over the Valley of the Moon with access to a rooftop garden and hot tub where you can…

Wine Tool Museum Photo
18000 Old Winery Road, Sonoma, CA 95476

Join us for a unique experience where you will be guided through a 20-minute light, sound and visual show, presenting the history of winemaking through its tools and the life of the vivacious and…