30 THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND SANTA ROSA

1.  CHARLES M. SCHULZ MUSEUMCharles Schulz Museum

Experience the beautiful Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, which preserves displays & interprets the world famous cartoonist’s art. See the 17 x 22 foot mural made from 3,500 individual Peanut Comics. 707-579-4452

2.  SNOOPY!

Visit Snoopy’s Home Ice at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. Enjoy a snack at the Warm Puppy Café or take a spin around the ice rink. Stop in at the Snoopy Gallery and Gift Shop next door for souvenirs. 707-546-7147

3.  DO YOU CANOE?

Burke’s Canoe Trips invites you to spend a day canoeing down the Russian River. A 10 mile canoe trip with return shuttle included. Picnic, swim and sunbathe at beaches along the river. 707-887-1222

4.  MEMENTOS OF SANTA ROSA

The California Welcome Center is Sonoma County’s premier souvenir gift shop. Open 7 days a week (9-5). 707-577-8674 


5.  SONOMA COUNTY HISTORY & ART MUSEUM

Get a taste of our rich history and rotating art exhibits featuring various international artists Sonoma County History and Art Museum.
707-579-1500

6.  6th STREET PLAYHOUSE

Maybe a little theater?  6th Street Playhouse is located in Historic Railroad Square. 707-523-3544

7.  HISTORIC RAILROAD SQUARE

Step back in time with a visit to Historic Railroad Square, where you will find antiques, unique shops, collectibles, coffee houses, vintage shops and an abundance of restaurants including: Jack and Tony’s, Omelette Express, Chevy's Fresh Mex, La Gare French Restaurant, Paradise Sushi & Grill and Stark’s Steak & Seafood. 707-577-8674

8.  EXPLORE WINE COUNTRY

With over 400 wineries in Sonoma Wine Country, there is always something for everyone. Explore wine country with:
Comfort Wine Tours: 707-544-WINE
Executive Charter & Limos: 707-527-7771
Healdsburg Vino Tours: 707-843-6701
Leone Wine Tours: 707-331-8991  
Pure Luxury Transportation: 707-775-2920
Sonoma Sterling Limo: 707-542-5444

9.  LUTHER BURBANK CENTER FOR THE ARTSArmstrong Redwoods

Fantastic live entertainment and celebrity entertainers fill the house at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. 707-527-7006

10.  CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

Discover and explore the arts, nature, science and much more with your family at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County, featuring interactive exhibits and activities designed for those 10 and younger. 707-546-4069

11.  EXPLORE ARMSTRONG REDWOODS

Be amazed by some of the tallest and oldest trees in California. Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve is an 805-acre park with picnic groves and self-guided nature trails. 707-869-2015. On the way, stop at Korbel Champagne Cellars for a tour or gourmet lunch at their deli. 707-824-7000

12.  RELAX AT THE SPA

Osmosis Day Spa: 707-823-8231
Seasons of Skin Day Spa: 707-568-4199
Bodega Bay Lodge Spa: 707-875-3525
The Flamingo Health Club & Spa: 707-545-8530
Vintners Inn Spa: 707-575-7350
Sea Ranch Lodge Spa: 707-785-2371
Applewood Inn Spa: 707-869-9093

Paradise Ridge Winery13.  WINERY WITH A VIEW

Take in one of the most beautiful views in Sonoma County from Paradise Ridge Winery and wander through their world-class outdoor sculpture garden. 707-528-9463

14.  IT IS EPIC!

Epicenter Sports & Entertainment is the largest indoor sports and entertainment complex on the West Coast. Compete & play or eat, drink & watch sports. Have a blast at 7Ten Social, Game on Arcade, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park, Sports City Arena and the Victory House.
707-708-EPIC

15.  MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

The Green Music Center at Sonoma State University is the home of the Santa Rosa Symphony, bringing world-class entertainers to Weill Hall.

16.  ENJOY OCEAN VIEWS

Watch the waves crash into the shore at Rivers End Restaurant & Inn, where the Russian River and Pacific Ocean meet. 707-865-2484

17.  EXPLORE THE BARLOW

The Barlow Center in Sebastopol offers a unique experience for great food, great wine, beer and shopping all in one convenient location. An open-air marketplace where Sonoma County’s best chefs, vintners and artisans come to work. 707-824-5600

18.  FEELING LUCKY?

River Rock Casino, just 20 minutes north of Santa Rosa: 707-857-2777
Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park: 707-588-7100
Twin Pine Casino & Hotel: 800-564-4872

19.  EXPLORE URBAN WINERIES

Trecini Cellars, where the wines possess lower alcohol content: 707-525-9400
D’Argenzio Winery, best Italian wine bar: 707-546-2466
Romilily Wines, specializing in Chardonnay & Pinot Noir: 707-473-0636 


20.  SANTA ROSA PARKS

Santa Rosa maintains a total of 950 acres including 66 parks, trails and open space. Experience these beautiful settings and discover why Parks Make Life Better!

21.  DISCOVER DOWNTOWN SANTA ROSA

Enjoy downtown Santa Rosa and have a bite at Belly Left Coast Kitchen & Tap Room, La Rosa Tequilera & Grille, Ca’Bianca Ristorante Italiano, Stout Brothers Irish Pub, Bibi’s Burger Bar, Mary’s Pizza Shack, Mariscos El Patron, Best of Burma and The County Bench Restaurant & Bar.

22.  WINE & FOOD PAIRING

Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens offer seated farm-to-table wine and food pairings. 707-576-3610
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards offers an hour and a half long seated multi-course pairing and was voted #1 Restaurant in America by OpenTable Diners in 2015. 800-795-6674

23.  CRAFT BREWS

Discover our award winning urban craft brew pubs:
Russian River Brewing Company: 707-545-2337
Cooperage Brewing Company: 707-293-9787
Plow Brewing: 707-843-4583
Third Street Aleworks: 707-523-3060

24.  CHEERS TO CIDER

Newly opened Sonoma Cider Tap Room in Healdsburg, is a spacious, industrial-chic tasting room serving house made ciders and French-American pub dishes and live entertainment. 707-723-7018

25.  FRESH & LOCAL

Stop by the West End Farmers Market on Sundays in Historic Railroad Square. We also have Farmers Markets at the Luther Burbank Center and Veterans Memorial Building on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

26.  EXPLORE SONOMA COUNTY FARMS

Discover rich and tasty cheese making traditions, explore our local farms and ranches, pet bunnies and view demonstrations with Sonoma County Farm Trails. 707-586-FARM

27.  WALK IT OFF

Discover historic neighborhoods with self-guided walking tours of this unique area.  Pick up a map at the California Welcome Center. For railroad buffs, the Northern Pacific Rail Room Gallery is located at the California Welcome Center in the historic Train Depot. 707-577-8674

28.  REJUVENATE IN A ZEN SPA SANCTUARY

Located in scenic west county Sonoma County, Osmosis Day Spa is known for our unique Cedar Enzyme Bath, rejuvenating massages, organic facials and beautiful Zen gardens. 707-823-8231

29.  IS GOLF YOUR FAVORITE COURSE?

Oakmont Golf Club: 707- 538-2454
Bennett Valley Golf Course: 707-528-3673
Windsor Golf Club: 707-838-7888
Foxtail Golf Club: 707-584-7766

30.  NATIVE AMERICAN FARE

Virginia Dare Winery pays homage to the influential people, places and stories that are part of the origins of early wine making. Enjoy Native American fare at Werowocomoco including bison, venison, salmon and fry bread. 707-735-3500