Russian River
Best of the Russian River
 And the award goes to . . .
Best of highlights
Johnson's Beach
Best Beach, River
The award for best beach goes to Johnson's Beach, Guerneville. Throughout the sunny months Johnson's beach is the happening place to be. The river is a great escape from the summer heat. Everyone shows up ready to party, relax, and have a good time.

Korbel Vineyards
Best Winery Tour
Established in 1882, Korbel Champagne Cellars has been a part of America's greatest celebrations for more than 120 years. It has been the exclusive champagne of the past five presidential inaugurations, and was the champagne of choice for the Camelot years of the Kennedy administration.

Casini Ranch
Best Campground, Car
The award for best campground goes to Casini Ranch, Duncan's Mills. This place is fun! It is on the river, beautiful, there are plenty of well-spaced campsites and they have their own general store. Definitely consider this campsite if for you next trip. You will be pleased.

Armstrong Redwoods
Best Redwoods
Kayaking on the Russian River  along Steelhead Beach
The ancient coast redwood is the tallest living thing on our planet! These remarkable trees live to be 500-1,000 years old, grow to a diameter of 12-16 feet, and stand from 200-250 feet tall. Some trees survive to over 2000 years and tower above 350 feet.

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Antique Shop
Art Gallery
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Beach, Coast
Beach, River
Bike Trail
Bike Tour
Bird Watching Spot
Campground, Car
Campground, Hike In
Canoe & Kayak Rental
Coffee House
Dining, Outdoors
Dog Friendly Park
Family Activity
Fishing Spot
Gift Shot
Golf Course
Historical Site
Horse Rental
Hot Air Ballooning

  Ice Cream
Music Festival
Movie Theater
Nature Hike
Picnic Spot
Real Estate Office
Restaurant, Fine Dining
Restuarant, Wine List
Restaurant, View
Scenic Drive
Scenic Vista
Sunset Location
Surfing Spot
Swimming Spot
Tide Pooling
View of the River
Wedding Site
Whale Watching Vista
Wine, Organic
Wine Tasting Room, Town
Wine Tasting Room, Winery
Winery Tour

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Antique Shop
Mill Street Antiques
Advertising, architectural, furniture, garden items, ephemera, coins, 50's Kitsch, shappy chic, books, Tools and fun collectibles fill this 20,000 square foot mall. Features over 30 dealers.
44 Mill Street, Healdsburg
(707) 433-8409
Notable mention -
Wayne Skala's, Guerneville

Art Event
Art Trails
Respected as one of the first and finest open studio programs, ARTrails artists have been inviting the public into their work spaces since 1985. This Sonoma County Open Studios program continues to educate visitors to the creative processes of professional artists.
Notable mention -
Art at the Source, Sebastopol

Art Gallery
The Quicksilver Mine Co.
Taps into the rich vein of artists and craftspeople who have made the beautiful rolling hills and rugged coastline north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge their home. They fill their shelves with the very best by artists and artisans living and working in Sonoma County.
6671 Front Street (Highway 116), Forestville
(707) 887-0799
Notable mention -
Upstairs Art Gallery, Healdsburg
Christopher Queen, Duncan’s Mills


Union Hotel Saloon
The history of the Union Hotel is more than the story of Occidental and the family that has called this Italian restaurant their own for five generations. The Union Hotel is also an important piece of history for each of the groups that have enjoyed special occasions under this roof.
3731 Main Street, Occidental
(707) 874-3444

Notable mention -
Willis, Healdsburg


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