Santa Rosa is the county seat for Sonoma County and located approximately 60 miles north of San Francisco. It has been touted as the city where "everything comes together". There is wine and farm country, rivers, lakes, the ocean, and redwood forests.
The downtown region has unique shopping and dining, making this a popular destination. Santa Rosa is also home to the Charles Schultz museum, which is a must see!
Apart from the well known wine region, hiking trails and parks provide opportunities for spotting wildlife, only 10 minutes from town! And the new Joe Rodota trail provides a walking and biking trail, connecting downtown Santa Rosa to the neighboring town of Sebastopol.
The Town of Sonoma is the southern end of Sonoma Valley, aka "Valley of the Moon." Along scenic Highway 12 are beautiful rolling hills and vineyards, dozens of world class wineries, several …