Santa Rosa, the largest city in Sonoma County and the county seat, is centered in the Sonoma County Wine Country. Named one of the nation’s Most Livable Communities, Santa Rosa maintains a small-town feel while having a population of over 150,000. Located 55 miles north of San Francisco and 30 miles east of the Pacific Coast, Santa Rosa serves as the dominant center of trade, government, commerce, and medical facilities for Northern California.
Named by Forbes magazine as the Number Two place in the United States in which to do business, Santa Rosa has experienced impressive job growth over the years. Surrounding Santa Rosa is one of the most important wine regions in the world, with close to 200 wineries in the area and seven located in Santa Rosa. First-class hotels and restaurants, museums, and shops offer many opportunities for tourists and residents alike.
The City of Santa Rosa is home to fine schools and educational facilities including the well-respected Santa Rosa Junior College, a two-year liberal arts community college recognized consistently as one of the Top Ten Junior Colleges in the country.
In addition to entertainment venues such as the Wells Fargo Center for the Performing Arts, the Charles M. Schulz Museum, Research Center and Ice Arena, and the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Santa Rosa is surrounded by wonderful and accessible city parks such as Spring Lake, Howarth Park, and the popular downtown Courthouse Square.
Sebastopol serves as the hub of Western Sonoma County Wine Country. Sebastopol is the gateway to the breathtaking Sonoma Coastline and Russian River Redwood Corridor.Sebastopol Details »
The city of Sonoma is the birthplace of the California wine industry. Sonoma Valley’s quaint towns glow with as much character as the local wines.Sonoma Details »
Thousands of years ago, this beautiful, lush area we call Healdsburg was home to the Pomo Indians. These early residents built their villages in the open, fertile valleys along the Russian River. Occasional visits of European sailing vessels on the California Coast from the 1500’s to early 1800’s had little impact on our area.Healdsburg Details »