Please visit the Web links below for local attractions and events to help plan your California wine country vacation in one of the most beautiful places in the state!
Auberge on the Vineyard is located at the north end of Sonoma County, just a couple of miles from Mendocino County and a few minutes from Lake County, please visit the web links below to help plan your vacation to one of the most beautiful places in all of California!
Sonoma County offers an unrivaled event calendar, with nearly 1,000 events which take place here throughout the year. For the active minded, Lake Sonoma is located just a few minutes from the inn. There, one can go sailing, boating, kayaking, fishing, waterskiing, hiking, and horseback riding.
For those in search of more refined pastimes, there are more than 150 wineries within an hour’s drive. Healdsburg, with world-class shopping and restaurants, is just 20 minutes to the south.
For the more adventurous spirit, just five minutes up the road at the Cloverdale Airport is the home of NorCal Skydiving. Our consistently sunny weather and calm winds make Cloverdale an ideal spot for this particular sport. Jump tickets start at just $25 and videotaped tandem rides for the novice thrill seeker start at $199 for the package. Our guests receive a 10% discount.
Why, you ask, would someone jump out of a perfectly good plane? To see Sonoma from a totally different point of view of course! What a rush!
Current Sonoma County Event Blog Posts
BobDog Wines: Local Vintner Goodness
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Forget the pretentiousness that is so often associated with California's Wine Country: BobDog Wines is a local, grower-based winery that hasn't forgotten that wine is simply a form of food... one that should be enjoyed with food, family and friends. Located just 4.4 miles from our bed and breakfa... .. read more..
Wine and Music: Wilson Artisan Wineries' Summer Concerts
Thursday, June 30, 2016
From Hopland in the north to Kenwood in the south, the nine boutique producers that make up the Wilson Artisan Wineries group offers award-winning wines using sustainable farming methods and the love & passion necessary to produce these wonderful flavors. But wines aren't the only thing on th... .. read more..
Mendocino County offers a bounty of absolutely spectacular scenery. Not to be missed is a drive up the coastline, a rugged road laden with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean. You will feel like you have crossed the pond to Ireland. Head 65 miles northwest from Cloverdale along the scenic Alexander Valley road to the town of Mendocino, which has a number of notable restaurants, shops, and galleries to explore. It’s a perfect day trip that winds its way through beautiful wineries, a redwood forest, and breathtaking coastline. Go whale watching, or for the more adventurous spirit, try out abalone diving!
For the more laid-back traveler, just 45 minutes northwest of the inn, discover Lake County. Dotted with vineyards and wineries, orchards, and farm stands, and charming small towns, Lake County is home to Clear Lake, California’s largest natural freshwater lake. Known as "The Bass Capital of the West," and for Mt. Konocti, which towers over Clear Lake, there are more than 100 miles of shoreline to explore. Visit the quaint towns of Kelseyville and Lakeport, and enjoy the scenic drive along the way for a fabulous day trip!