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Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country. Rich in history and culture, Santa Rosa became known internationally in the 1940s and 1950s, when celebrated director Alfred Hitchcock used the city for several of his movies. Today, the city of just over 170,000 allows visitors a chance to discover the best of what this part of California has to offer--from its redwood forests and rivers, to its celebrated wineries and scenic coastal roads. Drop by Santa Rosa's compact downtown, which offers several places to taste and purchase the region's wines and microbrews. The Railroad Square district pays tribute to the town's rail heritage, showcasing early-1900s architecture and revamping warehouses and factories to accommodate shops, restaurants, and offices. "Peanuts" creator Charles Shultz called the city home for more than three decades, which is why you'll find a research center for cartooning here. In the build up to your vacation in Santa Rosa, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States trip planner.
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Top tours near Santa Rosa
$79 BOOK WITH VIATOR Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito) Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)
Duration: 5 hours
$169 BOOK WITH VIATOR San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch
Duration: 10 hours
$149 BOOK WITH VIATOR Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco
Duration: 9 hours
$139 BOOK WITH VIATOR Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip
Duration: 7 hours
$119 BOOK WITH VIATOR The Ultimate Day in the Bay Including Muir Woods The Ultimate Day in the Bay Including Muir Woods
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
$125 BOOK WITH VIATOR Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley Including Lunch Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley Including Lunch
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
$130 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Napa Valley Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Napa Valley
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
$338 BOOK WITH VIATOR Wine Country Hot-Air Balloon Ride from Yountville, CA Wine Country Hot-Air Balloon Ride from Yountville, CA
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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