Things to Do in Healdsburg and Sonoma Wine Country

visit sonoma wine country for the best things to do in healdsburg caThe term “Sonoma” can be a bit confusing, as it actually refers to three different things; Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley and the town of Sonoma! To clarify: the Sonoma Wine Country in California actually includes the areas that spread over four different winery valleys; the Sonoma Valley (where the town of Sonoma is located), the Alexander Valley, the Russian River Valley and the Dry Creek Valley. The latter three valleys feature some of the best wineries in California, and meet in Healdsburg, where the Honor Mansion is located. California vineyards are world-famous, and a visit to Healdsburg ensures you’ll see a great representation, with so many wineries near us. And there are so many fun things to do in Healdsburg, CA as well as all the other valleys! Click below for recommendations on the best things to do in Healdsburg and nearby.
Read More about the Wine Country in California! And be sure to download our free Vacation Guide for the best things to do in Healdsburg, California!

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Alexander Valley Wineries

The Alexander Valley is located between the town of Healdsburg and the Calistoga area. This is the warmest of the three winery valleys, and because of the climate the wineries located here are most renowned for their Cabernet Sauvignon. It is in this valley that you can find well known names such as Silver Oak, historic family wineries like Robert Young Estates, and hidden gems such as Garden Creek.
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russian river vineyards are among the beautiful things to do in healdsburg ca and nearbyRussian River Valley Wineries

The Russian River Valley, located to the South of the Mansion, is the largest of the valleys. This area is closer to the ocean, and gets coastal breezes which create cooler temperatures perfect to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. With wineries starting in Healdsburg and spreading almost to the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Russian River, where you can kayak and canoe, and Armstrong Redwood State Park, with lots of hiking options, this area offers an endless amount of activities to fill your day.
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dry creek valley wineries are some of the best things to do in healdsburg caDry Creek Valley Wineries

The Dry Creek Valley is just to the northwest of the Honor Mansion. This area is most known for its amazing Zinfandel’s among the various types of Dry Creek wine. The smallest of the three valleys, the Dry Creek Valley still offers an array of some of the most beautiful vineyards in California from the relatively unknown family Dry Creek wineries such as Unti and Zichichi to better known, larger favorites, like Ferrari Carano.
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among things to do in healdsburg ca, sonoma wine country events are great!Sonoma Wine Country Events and other Things to Do in Healdsburg, CA

There is always something happening in and around Healdsburg, from Winter Wine Land, hosted by the Wine Road every January, to harvest luncheons and release parties held at individual wineries.
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visiting healdsburg restaurants are among the best things to do in healdsburg caSonoma Wine Country and Healdsburg Restaurants

Your stay at our luxury Healdsburg inn extends beyond our door to the wonderful dining options in Sonoma County. Try these fabulous Healdsburg, CA, restaurants featuring Sonoma County Wines and fine food.
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things to do in healdsburg caOther Things to Do in Healdsburg and the Wine Country

Healdsburg and Sonoma offer a lot more than just wine. From kayaking on the Russian River and biking through the exquisite countryside, to boutique shops, art galleries, and museums like the Healdsburg museum, there is plenty of opportunity for non-wine lovers to have an amazing vacation in a beautiful locale.
Read More About Even More Things to Do Near Healdsburg, CA!

Still not sure what to do in Healdsburg, CA and need even more recommendations on things to do in Sonoma Wine Country? Explore some articles we’ve recently written on our blog! Be sure to download our free Vacation Guide, and plan to visit us at Honor Mansion, one of the best places to stay in Healdsburg, California!

  1. An Introduction to Some of the Best Healdsburg Wineries, as well as information on Sonoma wine tours
  2. Curious to find the best Healdsburg Spa? Read our blog on the best spas in Healdsburg!
  3. What are the best restaurants in Sonoma County for romance?
  4. You can also see recommendations for some of best restaurants in Healdsburg, like Dry Creek Kitchen, Valette, Shed, and the best Italian restaurants in Healdsburg, California!
  5. Some awesome things to check-out at Dutcher Crossing Winery and Francis Coppla Winery.
  6. 8 exciting Sonoma County Wine Events
  7. Finally, a few of our favorite Healdsburg activities.