Sunflower Cafe: Great Breakfast in Sonoma Plaza

The historic Sonoma Plaza is home to some of the best food and drink spots in the area. I am a huge fan of restaurants like El Dorado Cafe and The Girl and the Fig but for breakfast, it is hard to beat the fast service and great location of Sunflower Caffe, here is all […]

Sonoma City Guide: Wine, Restaurants, History & Hiking

Sonoma is the closest wine region to San Francisco and is a city and county of extensive history and beauty. The historic Sonoma Plaza sits in the heart of downtown Sonoma and is surrounded by wine tasting rooms, eateries and a state park. I have only been to the area twice, but on both occasions, […]

The Girl and the Fig: Sonoma’s Top Eatery

The Girl and the Fig in Sonoma is one of the most popular eateries in the area and after going it is easy to see why. The restaurant has some of the best food I have had in a long time, and the atmosphere and service make it a fantastic way to have a fancy […]

Cottage Inn and Spa: A Beautiful Hotel in Downtown Sonoma

Located in the heart of downtown Sonoma, just blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza, Cottage Inn and Spa is a fantastic place to spend a few days. From the moment you arrive at the quaint little hotel you will be taken care of. This includes warm pastries delivered to your door in the morning and […]

El Dorado Kitchen: Fantastic Sunday Brunch in Sonoma Plaza

Located inside a historic building and hotel in the Sonoma Plaza, El Dorado Kitchen is one of the cities best eateries. Whether it is a lovely brunch or a fancy dinner, there is something for everyone in this elegant yet modern upscale restaurant. Here is all the information so you can check it out for […]

Cornerstone Sonoma: Gardens, Shopping and Photography in Sonoma

Before heading to Sonoma, I had no idea about the fantastic spot that is Cornerstone Gardens in the south part of town. I had heard of the famous big blue chair (which is now orange), but I had no idea that the place it was situated in was such a fantastic place to eat, explore […]

Jack London State Historic Park: Wolf House, the Cottage, Silos & Museum

If you are looking for a place to hike and explore in the Sonoma Valley, then head over to the beautiful Jack London State Historic Park. Built on the property owned by the famous author, this park has miles of trails, lots of historic structures and tons to explore. Here is all the information on […]

Buena Vista Winery: California’s Oldest Winery

While it may seem like the California wine culture has only been around for a few decades, you will be surprised to know that the oldest winery in the state, Buena Vista, has been producing wines in one way or another for over a century and a half. It is a beautiful and incredibly historic […]

California Mission’s Museum & Cline Cellars in Sonoma

I have always been interested in the unique and controversial history that the California missions provided, so I recently set out to visit all 21 of them myself over the course of a week. You can read more about that here. After visiting the last mission in Sonoma, I headed over to Cline Cellars to […]

Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma: The Last California Mission

As I¬†approached Mission San Francisco Solano after a week of driving the El Camino Real and visiting all of the California Missions, I was weary to see how the final one on my journey would be. This mission was the last of the 21 missions to be founded, and it has a special place as […]