Western Sonoma County has much to offer if you seek to venture away from your retreat. From hiking to wine tasting to beach combing, you will find yourself perfectly situated for a variety of day trips.

  • 5 minutes drive to the charming hamlet of Occidental with its quaint restaurants and shops
  • 10 minutes walk to Sonoma Coast State Park’s – Willow Creek Addition Trailhead
  • 15 minutes drive to the heart of the Russian River Valley’s world-class wineries
  • 15 minutes drive to Sebastopol’s eclectic antique shops
  • 20 minutes drive to Sonoma Coast beaches and the fishing town of Bodega Bay



  • Lynmar Estate – One of the most beautiful winery settings in the Russian River appelation.
  • Boheme Wines - Occidental producer of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Their Stuller Vineyard Pinot Noir is grown next door.
  • Iron Horse Vineyards – A champagne start to a day of tasting!
  • Joseph Swan – One of the founding fathers of the Russian River Valley Appellation.
  • Hartford Family Winery – Classic vineyard setting with great Chardonnay.

State Parks & Beaches