Visit Santa Rosa in the News

We love to share everything there is see, do, eat, drink, hike, bike, and explore throughout Santa Rosa and Sonoma County with media throughout the world. Here are some of our recent stories! 

Santa Rosa | California Through My Lens

24 hours in Santa Rosa; Vignette Pizzeria; Monti's Rotisserie & Bar; Belly Left Coast Kitchen + Tap; Bistro 29; Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa; Dierk's Parkside Cafe; Ziplining in the Redwoods with Sonoma Canopy Tours; Kayaking the Russian River; Paradise Ridge Winery; Armstrong Redwoods; Four Spots Any Peanut's Fan Should Visit.

The Mercury News | Snoopy goes to Washington at the Charles M. Schulz Museum

An interactive exhibit about presidential pets runs the full gamut from Democratic dogs and Republican pups to John Quincy Adams’ alligator. And there’s a presidential voting booth, too. So far, Snoopy is ahead, with Linus running a distant second.


Wine Industry Advisor | Celebrate Agricultural Bounty in and Around Santa Rosa

There are more opportunities than ever during August and September for visitors and locals to dig into the agricultural roots of Santa Rosa.

Thrillist | The Best Vacation Destinations in America for Beer Lovers

Oh, sure, it's wine country. And Redwood country. And fancy-food country. But dammit, it's beer country, too. Let's just take a look at some of the world-class breweries holding court in Sonoma. Ever hear of Russian River? Yeah, that's in Santa Rosa, and Pliny's in good company Read the entire article here.

SF Magazine | Five Best Wineries You’ve Never Heard of in Santa Rosa

"...it’s worth hopping off 101 to explore the historic and growing population of vineyards and wineries in the area. Once you dip below 65 m.p.h. on the speedometer, there’s plenty to discover: Santa Rosa wineries are up and coming, offering some killer wines at reasonable prices, and—dare we say—they’re hip." Wineries spotlighted include; Matanzas Creek Winery, DeLoach Vineyards, Romilily Wines, Siduri and Inman Family Wines. San Francisco Magazine’s website attracts more than 128,500 visitors per month. Read the entire article here.


SingleTracks | Wine Country Mountain Biking in Santa Rosa

This article focuses purely on the riding culture and terrain in and around Santa Rosa. Chamberlain writes, "Santa Rosa has a lot to offer mountain bikers: easy access to trails, plenty of bike shops, and a welcoming riding community. Apart from the trails, there are quiet roads to ride on, nearly endless gravel, and plenty of other activities to occupy your time. Add in the excellent food, beer, and wine choices, and I see why many riders choose to call this place home." Read the entire article here.


SingleTracks | Exploring Wine Country – Santa Rosa

This article is a companion piece that presents a travel guide to Santa Rosa, highlighting where to eat, stay and play in the city when you visit to mountain bike. Chamberlain writes, "Whether you’re on a solo trip, one with friends, or have the family in tow, Santa Rosa can deliver. You could spend all your time riding and drinking beer, or mix in a variety of activities from hiking to wine tasting. No matter what route you choose, you’ll enjoy your time there!" Read the entire article here.

Entre Viaje y Viaje | Mexico & Latin America

The crew from the TV show Entre Viaje y Viaje visted Sonoma County in May. The TV show is broadcast through Mexico and part of Latin America every Saturday on MegaCanal. The Entre Viaje y Viaje audience reached around 5 million during the initial broadcast with five additional rebroadcasts that week. Watch the entire show here.