This is an old warm springs that was first developed long ago. Its really started to take its current form in abouth the 1940s, with the main building clearly dating from that era.
It has three... more
I have written several tips about things to see and places to visit in the downtown area, but I figure I might as well also simply suggest exploring downtown. It consists basically of two parts... more
The Luther Burbank Home and Gardens showcases the life of legendary plant breeder Luther Burbank, who invented numerous specimens such as the Burbank (brown russet) potato, the Shasta Daisy, the Santa... more
This is a bicycle and pedestrian trail that extends from downtown Santa Rosa, where it connects to the Prince Memorial Greenway along the creek (see my tip on that path), all the way to downtown... more
Santa Rosa is home to this small air museum right next to the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County/Santa Rosa Airport. It is small but it has an interesting selection of mostly old US military airplanes... more
This is a great park for hiking and even camping, with great views from the top of Bald Mountain, just over 2700 feet. I have provided more details in my page for the park itself, but it makes sense... more
Santa Rosa is the Sonoma County seat and aside from Sacramento, the largest city between San Francisco and Portland. Its current official population is about 157,000, but the immediate area brings the...
Santa Rosa is definitely a city-sized area, though it has a bit more of a country feel. As shown in this photo, there are many farms, vineyards, ranches, etc. At the beginning of this road, one family...