Healdsburg is truly in the heart of the Northern California wine country. Nestled at the confluence of the Russian River, Alexander Valley, and Dry Creek Valley in Northern Sonoma County, Healdsburg is a short drive to both Napa County and Mendocino County. The tourist will find the perfect travel destination for vacationing as well as for special occasions such as weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and holidays. Make your reservations for that perfect family outing or romantic getaway at the Holiday Inn Express Windsor - Sonoma Wine Country a short 5 minute drive to Healdsburg
We're close to San Francisco (SFO Airport), and have many transportation options, including airline service to the "Charles M. Schulz -- Sonoma County Airport'', or Airport Express or limousine service from SF or Oakland. For fun and recreation, your Healdsburg lodging accommodations are close to Lake Sonoma and the Pacific Coast. Enjoy a day traveling north to the Lost Coast and Redwood Empire, or south for a taste of the SF Bay Area
The beauty of Healdsburg is unsurpassed – centered in the Northern California wine country, visitors often compare the area to Tuscany. Browse our restaurants or go shopping, antiquing and wine tasting around the Healdsburg Plaza. Take a walking tour of our historic homes, get a soothing massage at one of our spas, or linger in our museums and wine library. Meander through the Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley along our Farm Trails and Art Trails to the farms, wineries, studios and galleries that capture the area's essence in food, wine and art.
Outdoor recreation and family fun activities abound: Travel along the backroads for picnics under redwood trees in one of our many parks. Road cycling is enjoyed year-round. For bike enthusiasts - the Harvest Century Bicycle Tour is held in July. Experience hot air balloon rides through the vineyards and rolling hillsides. Our golf courses are among the best in the SF Bay Area.
The Russian River runs through Healdsburg, and visitors enjoy beaches, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, all the way to the Pacific Coast. Ride or drive the Coast to enjoy sightseeing, walking on beaches, whale watching, bird watching, or rock climbing! Enjoy a scenic driving tour to San Francisco, the Napa Valley, Mendocino, Redwood Empire and the North Coast, all within a day's reach.
The Northern California Wine Country, encompassing the Russian River Valley, the Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, and Bodega Bay offers the best in family entertainment for vacationers as well as locals. In one weekend, a family could watch whales, go fishing, tour historic homes, take in a movie, visit a waterslide, sightsee from a hot air balloon ride, and still have time to visit our local crafts shops.
Healdsburg, located in the Northern California Wine Country, is home to many stores where shoppers and browsers can find antiques & collectibles, figurines, ceramics, books, shoes, pottery, glass & glassware, and toys for the kids and dogs. Whether shopping for the home and family, or for gifts, there are boutique clothing shops, hand-crafted jewelry stores, bed & bath shops, fine furniture stores and unique art galleries. Local vendors from around Sonoma County sell their produce at our farmers market, where you can also find local crafts.
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