Destination guide

The captivating area of Sonoma Valley awaits your stay

The area's wineries and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Sonoma Valley. Well known for its restaurants, hiking and casino gaming, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Quarryhill Botanical Garden and Jack London State Historic Park. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sonoma Valley

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sonoma Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Robert Mondavi Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Artesa Winery (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • V. Sattui (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Sterling Vineyards (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Valley of the Moon Winery & Vineyards (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sonoma Valley

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sonoma Valley. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Jack London State Historic Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Sonoma Plaza (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Petrified Forest (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Old Faithful Geyser of California (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Sonoma Valley Regional Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sonoma Valley

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 14.8 mi (23.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Sonoma County?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,220 holiday lettings near Sonoma County. From 1,439 Houses to 247 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sonoma County is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sonoma County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sonoma County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sonoma: 908 holiday homes
  • Santa Rosa: 1,123 holiday homes
  • Petaluma: 1,015 holiday homes
  • Bodega Bay: 544 holiday homes
  • The Sea Ranch: 263 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sonoma County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sonoma County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Sonoma County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sonoma: 908 holiday lettings
  • Santa Rosa: 1,123 holiday lettings
  • Petaluma: 1,015 holiday lettings
  • Bodega Bay: 544 holiday lettings
  • The Sea Ranch: 263 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Sonoma County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Sonoma County are:

  • Charles M Schulz Sonoma Co Airport (STS): 1,139 self catering accommodations
  • Sausalito, CA (JMC-Commodore Center Heliport): 2,074 self catering accommodations
  • Napa County Airport (APC): 809 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Sonoma County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Sonoma County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Petaluma Historical Museum: 994 holiday rentals
  • Mission San Francisco Solano: 1,035 holiday rentals
  • Chalk Hill Estate Vineyard: 982 holiday rentals
  • Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau: 1,041 holiday rentals
  • Pacific Coast Air Museum: 1,141 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sonoma County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Sonoma County

Sonoma
908 holiday rentals
Santa Rosa
1,123 holiday rentals
Petaluma
1,015 holiday rentals
Bodega Bay
544 holiday rentals
The Sea Ranch
263 holiday rentals
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Boyes Hot Springs
501 holiday rentals
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773 holiday rentals
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647 holiday rentals
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681 holiday rentals
Cloverdale
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Geyserville
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Jenner
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