Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Santa Rosa

Come and experience Santa Rosa and its wineries, festivals and art galleries. This city's shopping, restaurants and gardens draw many visitors. Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens and Petrified Forest are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Santa Rosa

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Santa Rosa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sterling Vineyards (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • V. Sattui (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Robert Mondavi Winery (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Artesa Winery (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds (1 mi / 1.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Santa Rosa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santa Rosa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petrified Forest (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Jack London State Historic Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Old Faithful Geyser of California (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Sonoma Plaza (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Goat Rock Beach (22.4 mi / 36 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Santa Rosa

Fly into Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), which is 22.3 mi (36 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Rosa?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Santa Rosa:

  • Montgomery Village: 23 vacation rentals
  • Junior College Neighborhood Association: 15 vacation rentals
  • Memorial Hospital Neighborhood: 19 vacation rentals
  • Browns Valley: 35 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Santa Rosa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Santa Rosa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sonoma County Museum: 1,365 home rentals
  • Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation: 1,144 home rentals
  • Pacific Coast Air Museum: 1,099 home rentals
  • Oakmont Golf Club: 1,195 home rentals
  • Luther Burbank Home and Gardens: 1,379 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Rosa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santa Rosa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 639 Houses in Santa Rosa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santa Rosa include:

  • Cottages: 146 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 146 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 146 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Santa Rosa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 422 vacation homes with pool available in Santa Rosa.

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