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Things to do in Healdsburg

Of course you have to go on a winery tour when you visit Healdsburg; your trip will not be complete without seeing the area's beautiful natural landscapes that have been compared to Tuscany. Many wineries offer tours—some for free—most days of the week. This is the best way to sample wines to find your favorites.

Healdsburg is home to many outdoor activities such as kayaking/canoeing, hiking trails, fishing, and golfing. Renting a guide to take you in a hot air balloon would be an exciting way to see Sonoma County; like from a bird's eye view! Skydiving is an exhilarating form of outdoor adventure some may deem appropriate. There are companies in Healdsburg that offer this service, if you are so inclined. Scenic driving tours are a perk to visiting Healdsburg, but one can do this all day! There is so much beauty abounding that driving seems to be the perfect way to see it all.

Healdsburg has many shopping boutiques and outlets on any budget or inclination, along with many dining options showcasing the freshness of the Sonoma Valley.

  • 14feet

    Vintage furnishings with an industrial-meets-schoolhouse bent (drafting tables, Thonet chairs) are arranged into photo-ready vignettes. More
  • 21 Arrondissement

    The pea-sized 21 Arrondissement showcases interior designer Myra Hoefer's best French flea-market and estate-sale finds: a pair of gilt-and-velvet ... More
  • A. Rafanelli Winery

    With 85 acres of vineyards in the Dry Creek Valley, this small production winery has been family owned and operated for four generations. In the ea... More
  • Arboretum

    The most fashion-forward boutique in town specializes in stylish, sustainable attire for men and women—from organic cotton T-shirts by Turk + Taylo... More
  • Baksheesh

    Baksheesh focuses on fair-trade, handcrafted gifts from the developing world, including carved beechwood bowls from Haiti and djembe drums from Bur... More
  • Bear Republic Brewing

    This landmark brewpub from the Norgrove family dates to 1995 and produced all the craft beer for Bear Republic until 2006, at which point they incr... More
  • Downtown Bakery, Healdsburg

    Opened in 1987, Downtown Bakery & Creamery is the product of three original partners who were colleagues at Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley. To... More
  • Flying Goat Coffee

    Independent and locally owned, this tiny coffee shop has now expanded to three locations, but the one just off the plaza in Healdsburg is the origi... More
  • Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery

    Set on a hillside in the Russian River Valley, Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery was launched in 1982 and now produces mostly Pinot Noir, as well as ... More
  • J Vineyards & Winery

    Specializing in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and sparkling wines, J Vineyards and Winery sources its grapes from 274 vineyard acres across t... More
  • Jimtown Store

    A yellow building with a green trim, located among the vineyards of Alexander Valley, Jimtown Store sells fresh, made-to-order soups, salads, entre... More
  • Lancaster Estate Winery

    Marked by an impressive entry gate, this family-owned winery is built on a hillside in Alexander Valley, where the Chalk Hill and Knights Valley ap... More
  • Lime Stone

    Overseen by Lisa Palmer, wife of Dry Creek Kitchen chef, Charlie Palmer, Lime Stone sells restaurant-quality dining furniture and tabletop accesso... More
  • M Clothing

    M Clothing is stocked with women's designs from both established and emerging labels. More

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