Photo of a Woman Walking through a Sonoma Valley Vineyard.

A 3-Stop Sonoma Valley Winery Guide

Sonoma County itself boasts over 400 distinct wineries, ranging from chic up-and-comers on Spain Street to long-standing, 6,000-acre vineyards set amid a serene countryside estate. Countless award-winning Sonoma Valley wineries rest within four miles of El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, a 27-room boutique featuring the

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Take Time to Explore Spring Lake Regional Park

Spring Lake Regional Park is one of the premier hidden gems near El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, our beautiful Downtown Sonoma hotel. For an adventurous afternoon, make your way to the park and discover all that there is to do! Whether you’re with your family,

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Enjoy Horseback Riding in Sonoma

Tasting wine isn’t the only fun thing to do in Sonoma. Though many people visit for the wine, there are plenty of fun outdoor activities to do while in the area. For a leisurely and unique activity, consider spending a few hours on horseback. When

Wine Country bikes near vineyard and picnic table with food.

Wine Country Bikes: Create Your Own Adventure

When you’re looking to explore Sonoma, biking is one of the best ways to do it. Your whole group with love the leisurely pedaling through the beautiful valleys of Sonoma, where you’ll be able to stop and take in picturesque views and see some gorgeous

Photo from Beneath a Sonoma Hot Air Balloon Ride.

Enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Sonoma

  Walking through Sonoma and wine-tasting makes an ideal vacation to one of the hottest spots in California. But if you want to try something truly unique on your vacation, take a hot air balloon ride in Sonoma and experience the city from above. Riding in

Photo of a Couple on the Sonoma Zipline Canopy Tour.

Sonoma Zipline Canopy Tours

When thinking about planning a trip to Sonoma, you probably think about vineyards, wine tasting, and anything related to wine. After all, it’s called Wine Country for a reason! However, Sonoma has so much more to offer if you’d like to take a day off

Photo of a Vintage Car at One of the Best Sonoma Raceway Events.

Classic Sonoma Raceway Events

Here in California’s wine country, life can be as fast or slow as you choose. You can drink a steaming cup of coffee on a private balcony, lounge by an outdoor pool, and sip world-famous wine on the historic Sonoma Plaza. And among all the

Couple enjoying Sonoma Square restaurants

Romantic Sonoma Square Restaurants for Date Night

Sonoma, California, is one of the most romantic places on earth. It’s full of beautiful, sunny hillsides; decadent, locally-sourced wines; and rich, indulgent foods. A date night here will leave your sweetheart feeling loved and appreciated. El Dorado Hotel is at the heart of downtown

Photo of an Artisan Cheese Tasting in Sonoma.

Artisan Cheese Tasting in Sonoma

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