20 Favorite Hotel Pools in Sonoma County
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by Dana Rebmann
1w ago
Wine Country is home to a long list of swanky hotels and resorts. More than simply places to rest your head, many of these properties also have sparkling pools that offer the perfect place to beat the heat and relax. Book a weekend away or a staycation — some of these pools can also be accessed with a day pass. Click through the gallery above for some of our favorite hotel pools in Sonoma County. The post 20 Favorite Hotel Pools in Sonoma County appeared first on Sonoma Magazine ..read more
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7 Secret Spots Along the Sonoma Coast
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by Ashlee Ruggels & Hannah Appel
1w ago
Looking to spend a day by the coast but want to avoid the crowds? These seven secret spots and unique experiences are perfect for the solitary ocean aficionado. Click through the above gallery for all the details. The post 7 Secret Spots Along the Sonoma Coast appeared first on Sonoma Magazine ..read more
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10 Best Things to Do in Guerneville, CA
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by Sofia Englund
1w ago
The pace of the Russian River sets up a leisurely tempo of life in west Sonoma County. In this laid-back enclave of charming redwood cabins nestled into steep hillsides, you are bound to find your own rhythm in relaxed Russian River style. Guerneville’s varied storefronts reflect the layers of the region’s recent history, from timber town to hippie haven to gay-friendly retreat and upscale weekend getaway. Close to the beach and with a downtown full of excellent places to eat and drink, it is a great place to kick back and soak up the sun during summer days. Click through the above gallery f ..read more
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Best Sonoma County Beaches: From Family-Friendly to Secluded
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by Maci Martell
1w ago
A hot summer is upon us, and that calls for several beach trips to cool off in the water or sunbathe on the shore while sipping a cold drink. Check out our gallery to find the best beaches in Sonoma County for all your summertime waterfront needs. The post Best Sonoma County Beaches: From Family-Friendly to Secluded appeared first on Sonoma Magazine ..read more
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Couple Behind Beloved Bakery Share Favorite Sonoma Spots
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by Sonoma Magazine Staff
1M ago
Sonoma County natives Ozzy Jimenez and Christian Sullberg met in 2010 and launched their beloved Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar in 2013 on the Healdsburg Plaza (a second location opened in Santa Rosa a few years later). The couple are deeply involved in their community and celebrate diversity in every way, from proudly flying the rainbow and trans pride flags outside their stores to giving back to local organizations. Sullberg served on the board of Positive Images, a LGBTQ+ nonprofit, and Jimenez is the former mayor of Healdsburg and the first Latinx immigrant to serve on the city counc ..read more
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This Sonoma Valley Villa Made Vrbo’s List of ‘Top 10 Vacation Rentals of 2024’
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by Karen Kizer
2M ago
What does it take to be selected as a top 10 vacation rental out of over 2 million properties worldwide? Well, according to Vrbo — which selected a Sonoma Valley villa as a 2024 top destination among their international inventory — it takes a vineyard, spectacular views and luxury amenities. (The criteria also included stellar star ratings and positive guest reviews.) Such luxuriating also requires a nightly budget of approximately $5,000. But once you and up to 11 guests have that covered, there’s lots of fun to be had in this five-bedroom, nine-bathroom Glen Ellen estate, named Villa Monte ..read more
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Local Hotels Named Among Best in North America and Europe
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by Sonoma Magazine Staff
2M ago
Four hotels in the North Bay were recently highlighted as part of Esquire’s list of recommended luxury accommodations, “The 41 Best New Hotels in North America and Europe 2024.” Dawn Ranch in Guerneville, The Sea Ranch Lodge, the Dillon Beach Resort and the Lodge at Marconi in Tomales Bay all made the magazine’s list of great hotels that “can change the way you see yourself in the world.” In choosing the list of hotels that made the cut, Esquire said that it looked for hotels that not only offer luxury, but also provide guests with a stay that offers them a special way of seeing the neighbor ..read more
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Healdsburg Hotel Wins Michelin’s Highest Award
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by Heather Irwin
2M ago
Healdsburg’s SingleThread has added another Michelin nod to its already impressive three-star restaurant rating as the worldwide dining guide expands its rankings to include the world’s best hotels. Kyle and Katina Connaughton’s five-room luxury inn recently received three Michelin Keys for 2024. The new distinction rates hotel properties in five categories: architecture and interior design, quality and consistency of service, overall personality and character, value for the price, and significant contribution to the guest experience in a particular setting. Three Keys is the award’s highest ..read more
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10 Best Hikes on the Sonoma Coast
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by Sonoma Magazine Staff
3M ago
Sonoma County has some of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the world. A hike on one of the many trails near the coast is a perfect way to take in the natural beauty and discover the unique landscapes of this region. Eager to find the crème de la crème of trails on or near the coast, we consulted our friends at AllTrails, an outdoor recreational app with crowdsource reviews. Here are the 10 best hikes on the Sonoma Coast, according to the site. Island in the Sky and Fern Tree and Badger Hill Vista Located in Duncans Mills, this 3.8-mile loop trail is a moderately challenging hike t ..read more
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The Best Springtime Camping Spots in Sonoma County
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by Maci Martell
3M ago
Yes, summer is still the most popular time to camp, but there’s something to be said for getting outdoors when nature is at its peak vibrancy—crisp air, green hillsides, and fragrant wildflowers all included. Here are the best springtime camping spots in Sonoma County for every occasion. For families Casini Ranch Family Campground: Casini Ranch checks all the boxes, with rustic cabins and tent sites overlooking the Russian River, where families can swim, fish, and relax by a seasonal beach bonfire. Family-operated since 1965, Casini Ranch also has hayrides, movie nights, dance parties ..read more
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