Fall in Love with Sonoma Coast this Season!
Now that fall is in the air, we can enjoy a slight drop of temperature and slowly shift from the humidity. Now is also the best time to visit Sonoma coast, if you want to experience a sight, and breezy air while doing your meditation. Here are a few points about why you can start planning ahead for your trip as the county opens up within health and safety guidelines.
The beaches, of course! The headlands, coastlines with natural arches and secluded coves are awesome. Stay in a luxury hotels, Inn's, vacation rentals, or camp by the Pacific Ocean or the Russian River. Outdoor activities on a limited capacity like hiking, riding a bike, kayaking in the river or ocean, fish off the river, from shore or on a boat, go surfing or hang glide off Goat Rock. Wine Tasting, Gourmet Dinners, Picnic Lunches on the Beach or in the Redwoods.
Explore Sonoma County’s back roads by visiting local farms. Find family farms and artisanal growers who create agricultural products that reflect their own uniqueness. Some farms have interactions with the horses, goats, and sheep, as well as tour the organic gardens that supply the farm with fresh vegetables. You can also purchase freshly collected organic products by visiting an organic farm and join a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group to purchase vegetables, fruit and eggs. Several local ranches sell meat direct, in quarters, halves, or whole. Take a cheese trail through Sonoma and Marin and meet cheese-makers or see a wide selection with our local cheese-monger 's like Freestone Cheese Shop.
Wine! The maritime climate is ideal for growing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Locally there's two AVA's on the coast: Sonoma Coast AVA and Fort Ross - Seaview AVA. Some of California’s highest scoring and most coveted cool-climate style wines are grown in these AVA's.
And of course there's food to accompany that fabulous wine thirst! Some of the most innovative cooking happening with the freshest food across a variety of restaurants for the meat lover, vegan, gluten free and seafood. Casual dinning to high-end Michelin Star options are available to your heart's content.
Capping off with local festivals and art tours throughout the year, you have several choices to pick, or go through all! Chowder Day, Hitchcock Film Festival, Fisherman's Festival, Salmon Creek ArtWalk, Art @ The Source, Art Trails, Artisans' Day to Fishstock and much more!