Watch the rolling hills filled with orchards and vineyards pass by as you drive north along the historic Highway 101. Just 55 miles north from the metropolitan hustle and bustle of San Francisco, our Santa Rosa vacation rentals sit in a haven of culinary celebrities, wine-makers, and artists of all mediums.
Where is Santa Rosa, CA?
These Sonoma County vacation rentals are 23 miles east of Bodgea Bay and 15 miles south of Healdsburg. Santa Rosa offers a beautiful blend of quaint small town charm, and the conveniences of a major city. With a population that hovers around 171,000 people, you'll find that the locals are more than happy to share the bounty of the area.
Wine & Dine in Santa Rosa, CA
With more than 400 wineries close by, our Santa Rosa vacation rentals are just perfect for wine aficionados and people eager to please their palates. Producing everything from delicate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to robust Cabernet Sauvignons, the vintners showcase the wide array of microclimates and soil types found among the picturesque hillsides.
Make a special trip to Mantanzas Creek for a rich offering of wine. This winery harnesses the diatomaceous soil to produce bold Bordeaux varietals. With complex flavor profiles and lingering finishes, Mantanzas Creek is a must for all wine enthusiasts.
If the wine tasting bug has bitten you and you want to expand your area of expertise, hop in the car and take a quick 37 mile drive to experience the majesty of Napa's vineyards. Producing some of the most sought after wines in the world, your glass will always be full in Napa, home to both cutting edge wineries and producers who hold true to time tested techniques.
Make a day of it! Sonoma is just 23 miles away from your Santa Rosa lodging.
Things to Do in Santa Rosa, CA
The lovable character Charlie Brown was born in this town. Visit the Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center to see all of the preserves memorabilia and learn how the world of Charlie Brown came to be.
Need a thrill and some time away from the city limits? Burke's Canoes will take you paddling down the awe-inspiring Russian River. Drive 16 miles southeast for a refreshing day hike through Jack London State Historical Park, and check out the ruins of the old London house.
One of Santa Rosa's most alluring qualities is the amount of fresh fare that is available right at your fingertips. No where better is the cornucopia of their labors showcased than at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers' Market. This year-round market offers access to the freshest ingredients, artisan goods, and a network of farm-to-table producers.
The unique fusion styles of the Food Network's Guy Fieri can be sampled, enjoyed, and devoured at his flagship restaurant, Johnny Garlic's. Fresh ingredients from the surrounding area and out-of-this-world flavors melded together to create one amazing taste sensation.
Fill your next trip with one-of-a-kind experiences, tailor made wine tours, gourmet delicacies, and memories that will last a life time in one of our Santa Rosa vacation rentals.
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