Sonoma Things to Do

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  • 1. Sonoma Town Center

    Take sometime to visit the center of Sonoma and explore some of the side streets. There are wall paintings, shops and great restaurants. Beautiful, quiet park to enjoy and some interesting characters...

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  • 2. Sonoma Mission

    The Sonoma Mission sits just a block from the corner of the Town Plaza. It is the last of twenty one missions that begins in San Diego. The mission was built in 1823 and served as a working mission...

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  • 3. Downtown

    Like many towns, Sonoma was built around a central plaza, or town square. This area has the courthouse, surrounded by a small, pleasant park. Around it are the Mission, the Barracks, numerous hotels,...

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  • 4. Toscano Hotel

    The Toscano Hotel, built in the 1850s, is a quick and interesting historic stop if you're in Sonoma on the right afternoons. Take a tour through the parlor, bar, and hotel in the main building, and...

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  • 5. Lachryma Montis

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Background About a mile west of the Town Plaza lies General Vallejo's home. The native Indians called the area of his home "Chiucuyem (crying mountain) however Vallejo took the name from the latin...

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  • 6. Viansa Winery

    4 out of 5 stars

    Popular in the Sonoma Area. Viansa was founded by a Samuele Sebastiani descendant Sam Sebastiani in 1989 due to a split in the Sebastiani Family and the new Winery was named Viansa (for Vicky and Sam...

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  • 7. Sonoma State Hiatoric Park

    General Mariano Guadelupe Vallejo founded the pueblo of Sonoma in 1836 and built his home and the Mexican Army Barracks and Servents Quarters right on the present day square. Across the street from...

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  • 8. Nicholson Ranch Winery

    Our final winery visit in the Sonoma Valley was at the Nicholson Ranch Winery, just out of Sonoma town. The winery had a really lovely setting, nestled against a hill and surrounded by vineyards. It...

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  • 9. Sebiastiani Theater

    The Sebastiani Theatre was originally built in 1933 by Agosto Sebastiani one of the founders of the Sebastiani Winer. Its art deco facade and great illuminated marquee are great to look at and think...

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  • 10. Sonoma Plaza

    Sonoma Plaza is the heart of Sonoma town. It's a beautiful square surrounded by many shops, cafes and restaurants and with a lovely church in the middle. Originally surveyed in 1836, the Plaza was...

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  • 11. Roche Winery

    The Roche Winery Tasting Room provides a friendly and unique environment for enjoying premium wines. On warm sunny days, they offer a picnic area overlooking San Pablo Bay; On cooler days, come inside...

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  • 12. Salvador Vallejo Home

    The house of Captain Salvador Vallejo, a local Mexican official and soldier, and brother of Mariano Vallejo, still stands facing the west side of the plaza and is one of the major landmarks of...

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  • 13. Sonoma Public Library

    this is the Sonoma Public Library located in the Center of Sonoma Town and A nice place for a photo since the design is a classic colonial architecture. you can surf the net for free for about 15...

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  • 14. Olive Festival

    The Olive Festival, which celebrates the local olive harvest, takes place in early December around Sonoma Plaza and in Glen Ellen. It begins with the blessing of the olives in the Mission chapel and...

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  • 15. Farmers Market

    If you're in Sonoma on a Tuesday evening, May through October, stop at the Sonoma Farmers Market in the Plaza.It's a real local experience. Along with the fresh...

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  • 16. Ram's Gate Winery

    This is one of those wineries where you should make time to sit, stay, and savor the experience. If you're interested in adding it to your itinerary of 5+...

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  • 17. Be a Giant - Ride a Miniature Train

    Whenever I go to Sonoma TrainTown, I'm reminded of the Robert Louis Stevenson poem that goes"I am the giant, great and still,Who sits upon the pillow hillAnd...

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  • 18. Gloria Ferrer Vineyards and Caves

    Sitting back over a half mile from the Carneros Highway is the Gloria Ferrer Vineyards. It is one of the older wineries in the Sonoma area dating back to 1986....

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  • 19. Depot Park Museum:Beautifully Done & Worth A Visit

    When the Old Sonoma Train Depot was about to made into a museum in 1976 it was totally destroyed by a fire. Due to some exceptional philanthropic work in a...

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  • 20. Swiss Hotel

    The Swiss Hotel was originally built as a home by Don Vallejo, the brother of General Vallejo. The adobe home served as a stagecoach stop in the 1870's. In 1892...

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  • 21. General Hooker Home

    Not visible from the street the General Joseph "Fighting Joe," Hooker home is located in the rear of the El Paseo on First Street. Hooker built the home around...

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  • 22. Train Town

    The bright yellows and reds of old freight cars catch your eye as you drive down Broadway into downtown Sonoma. These cars are part of Train Town a great little...

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  • 23. Sonoma Barracks

    The Sonoma Barracks were constructed by General Vallejo to house Mexican soldiers against rebel uprisings. Work on the barracks was started in 1836 and most...

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  • 24. Sonoma Visitors Bureau

    Housed in the old Sonoma Public Library building is the Visitors Bureau. Once you come into town the place is well marked and easy to find.The original building...

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  • 25. Sonoma City Hall

    Sitting dead center in the Town Plaza is the very attractive Sonoma Town Hall. Construction on the building started just before the great San Francisco...

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