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Live Like A Visitor Experience

Live Like a Visitor and enjoy the sights, sips, bites, and beauty of Sonoma County! In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week (May 1-7), Sonoma County Tourism invites residents to experience Sonoma County like visitors do.

The first 100 individuals to complete the experience will receive a Sonoma County North Face beanie made from recycled yarn. All participants who finish will be entered to win an amazing Sonoma County staycation!

The winner of the Live Like A Visitor staycation package (valued at $1,500) will enjoy a two night stay at the trendy boon hotel + spa, a luxurious spa experience at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, a tasting of world-class wines at Coursey Graves, a dining certificate to Easy Rider, and a one-year Sonoma County Regional Parks membership.

Get Started:

  • From your phone, Download the NEW Sonoma County VisitWidget app at:

  • Create your account 

  • Go to the "Experiences" category and find the “Live Like a Visitor” experience. Between the dates of May 1-7, visit at least five of the businesses, attractions, or activities listed.   

  • At each location, ask an employee for the “Live Like a Visitor” code, which you’ll submit in the app to log your visit.  Be sure to enter the code into the app after each visit to verify your stop.

  • No purchase is required. Experience and learn all that you can while you are there!

  • Once you have visited five participating locations between May 1-7, you will see a Trophy Badge appear in the app - that's it!

  • Drawing for the staycation will be on Monday May 9th. For any questions during the experience, please email [email protected]

What to do at each location:  

  • Participating businesses vary. Engagement with the business and getting the code will be different for each stop. This is a great opportunity to learn about and experience these gems in Sonoma County.

  • If it’s a restaurant, retail shop, winery, or similar establishment, be sure to check with either a server, customer service, or tasting room team member.

  • If it’s a park, lodging property, or other type of experience/activity, be sure to check in with the front desk or attendant at the entrance.

Contact Us:

For any questions during the experience, please email [email protected]