Why: Sonoma Valley has generations of families who have produced the broadest range of delicious and award-winning wines. It’s the perfect place to escape to for a quick jaunt.
To do: This city isn’t short on things to do. Of course Sonoma Valley is almost synonymous with wine, but there’s also delicious dining, hiking tours and canoe and kayaking excursions through the Red Woods from Forestville to Guerneville.
Stay: Choose from cottages to B&Bs to cabins — the different options are there. Rentals at cottages can start around $150 with bed and breakfasts as low as $100.