Sonoma

Sonoma Travel Guide

Articles about Sonoma

By Kathleen Beckett
THE HILLS ARE FRAGRANT WITH EUCALYPTUS, the lavender-scented valleys planted with row after row of grapevines. It's little wonder visitors are drawn to California's Napa and Sonoma valleys. They come to eat well at beautiful bistros and sleep well...
By Katy McColl
THE HILLS ARE FRAGRANT WITH EUCALYPTUS, the lavender-scented valleys planted with row after row of grapevines. It's little wonder visitors are drawn to California's Napa and Sonoma valleys. They come to eat well at beautiful bistros and sleep well...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

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Hotels in Sonoma

At the Sea Ranch Lodge—a rambling, 1970s-era complex with weathered cedar-plank walls that blend into the surrounding banks of sea grass—the only guest room without an ocean view offers a private hot tub instead.

Restaurants in Sonoma

Inside the El Dorado Hotel, this restaurant has multiple options for dining: on the stone-patio shaded by a fig tree, in a private poolside cabana, next to the fireplace in the lobby, or in the large contemporary dining room, where parties can sit at a 21-foot table made from a single piece of wo

Things to do in Sonoma

Howard Backen’s barnlike complex near the town of Sonoma houses several salons and lounges; choose between a flight of four, a five-course food-and-wine pairing, or a picnic by the pond.