Things to Do in Santa Rosa, CA
From wine tastings in scenic rolling hills, to outdoor adventures and indoor culture trips, a host of things to do in Santa Rosa awaits! Explore history, restaurants, nature, and all sorts of unique attractions and fun. Whether you’re in Santa Rosa for a family vacation, for work, a couple’s getaway, with friends or by yourself, there’s something to keep everyone entertained right in our hotel’s backyard.
St. Francis Winery
Santa Rosa is the central hub for Sonoma Valley’s vibrant wine culture. It’s easy to pack in a visit to several different vineyards and get a taste of a variety of different ambiances and style all in one trip. St. Francis Winery is more than just wine —it offers a destination restaurant on their beautiful sprawling estate.
Matanzas Creek / Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
Matanzas Creek is just south of Trione-Annadel State Park, with beautiful lavender fields and a Sauvignon Blanc. For a Sonoma classic, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards is the go-to stop. Book an elevated experience at the first sparkling wine producer in the area.There are hundreds of wineries to choose from in Sonoma Valley.
Pick up a brochure near our front desk for the latest news and things to do at Santa Rosa wineries!
Santa Rosa is an amazing destination for cyclists of all stripes—whether you’re here for a century ride or just want a leisurely tour. You can book a tour downtown to take you through the rolling vineyard hills, with winery stops, or all the way to the coast and back. If you don’t have your own bike with you, one can be rented as well.
Santa Rosa has been making a splash in the craft beer boom! A bike and brew tour is an excellent way to sample some of the best in the area while enjoying responsibly.
Greenery and Nature
Explore the Outdoors
Experience a wide range of nature in Santa Rosa. Go for a hike, visit a historic home and its landscaped garden, or visit a day spa out in Sonoma County’s beautiful greenery. For wild nature and hikes, head to Trione-Annadel, a state park with multi-use trails and easy walks, or walk around Spring Lake Park’s large lagoon and quiet landscapes.
The Luther Burbank Home and Gardens is the legacy of noted horticulturalist Luther Burbank. It is now a city park with National Historic Landmark status. The gardens showcase the new plant breeds Burbank has cultivated, and provide a beautifully crafted retreat right in the city.