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Vacation in Healdsburg - Sonoma County Wine Country - California

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Area Overview

Healdsburg - Sonoma County, CA is a wine country town of 11,000 +/- people deep agricultural roots and small town values. Main industries, grape growing, wine making and tourism.

Healdsburg is surrounded by several of Northern California's finest regional wine appellations, including Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley. Centrally located to over 100 world class wineries and tasting rooms, Healdsburg is the ideal place to discover all the best that Sonoma County wine country has to offer.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness

Explore beyond the central downtown Plaza and you’ll find incredible hiking, biking, canoeing, camping, redwoods, rowboats and hot air balloons for aerial views of it all.

Cultural Activities

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, The Green Music Center provide nationally know entertainment. Local artist colony and world class galleries. Lifelong learning classes. Live theater and performance including the annual Healdsburg Jazz festival each June.


The Russian River offers beach access and sunbathing. Lake Sonoma has picnicking spots, houseboat rentals, camping, water skiing and fishing. River Rock Casino is open year round with a full service bar and restaurant. The Healdsburg Museum and Historical society has ongoing exhibits from Pomo Indian baskets to early settlers in the area. As the hub of three major wine growing regions Healdsburg has over 150 wineries open for touring and tasting, picnicking, wines sales, weddings and special events. Local small beer and cider producers offer tasting and tours. A short, scenic drive will take you to the California coast and the Pacific Ocean.


Sonoma County Airport is served by Alaska Air and Allegiant Airlines. There are daily flights to Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland and Seattle, and Las Vegas. Transportation is available to San Francisco Airport and also to Oakland Airport via shuttle.
Local bus transportation connects Healdsburg to Santa Rosa and beyond. There is also in town bus service, taxis and a pedicab.


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  40.0  49.0  58.0  8.5 "
 February  42.0  52.0  62.0  8.4 "
 March  44.0  55.5  67.0  6.4 "
 April  46.0  59.5  73.0  2.6 "
 May  50.0  65.0  80.0  1.6 "
 June  54.0  70.0  86.0  0.2 "
 July  55.0  72.5  90.0  0.0 "
 August  54.0  71.5  89.0  0.1 "
 September  53.0  69.0  85.0  0.3 "
 October  49.0  63.0  77.0  2.2 "
 November  43.0  54.0  65.0  5.4 "
 December  39.0  48.5  58.0  8.6 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Summer temperature can reach high 90 degrees winter low 20 degrees Average rainfall which is Nov.-April 60+ inches


Accommodations range from simple camp grounds and cabins to resorts with full amenities. Bed and Breakfast options are housed in historic homes with colorful histories. There are both national chain motel and hotels, as well as small individually owned properties. Vacation rentals can be found along the Russian River on Fitch Mountain and throughout the vineyards.


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