11 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

11 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

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11 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h
1
Sonoma
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Guerneville
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
End: New York City

7
nights
Sonoma

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sonoma: Santa Rosa (Safari West, Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, & more). Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Benziger Family Winery, learn about winemaking at VJB Vineyard & Cellars, take in the history at Mission San Francisco Solano, and appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sonoma trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Sonoma is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Sonoma. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Sonoma, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Guerneville.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Kenwood, Glen Ellen
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Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Safari West ©
Safari West

2
nights
Guerneville

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Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. Explore Guerneville's surroundings by going to Healdsburg (Dry Creek Vineyard & Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery) and Francis Ford Coppola Winery (in Geyserville). Dedicate the 18th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and learn about winemaking at Korbel Champagne Cellars.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Guerneville trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sonoma to Guerneville in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guerneville

Wineries Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
Korbel Champagne Cellars ©
Korbel Champagne Cellars