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Best things to do in Santa Rosa

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Brewery
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“World-class micro-brewery, home to Pliney the Elder and, in season (take a number) Pliney the Younger.”
115 locals recommend
Museum
“Housing the largest collection of Peanuts strips in the world, the Museum explores the art and nuances of Schulz's craft.”
57 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful oak woodland situated on the hill above Santa Rosa between Sonoma and Bennett valleys. Excellent hiking and mountain bicycle riding. Be careful when you hike however because mountain bicyclists enjoy virtually unlimited access (for now) and many travel quite fast on narrow trails.”
77 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great pub food, good selection of beers on tap as well as a full bar, big outdoor (covered in winter) seating area in back, live music venue in back. Its an easy walk down here as well.”
77 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A convenient complex of wine tasting rooms, taprooms, restaurants and the Community Market which includes The Victorian Farmstead meat market. ”
69 locals recommend
Park
“If you have kids, there is a great park there. One of best! There is also a great lake near the park for fishing, row boat rentals, etc. Kids or not, Howarth Park is also at the foot of Annadel State Park, which is a very large natural area filled with hiking and amazing mountain biking! Spring Lake is at the center of the park, and its an amazing and very popular 2.5 (approx) mile walk. We are less than 10 minutes away.”
41 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“This is the location where all national touring acts land in SOCO, housed in an old mega- church LBC usually has an event happening during every time of the year, so if you’re just need a large venue musical performance, comedian, broadway show, LBC can usually match you up with one of their hundreds of years performances.”
38 locals recommend
Café
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“I love sitting outdoors and eating the oh so healthy plate of greens. The food is organic, locally grown, and seasonal - and delicious!”
50 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Just a quick walk away, explore the beautiful handiwork of experimental botanist Luther Burbank”
26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Popular gourmet restaurant & tasting room has been reborn. Completely destroyed in the Tubbs fire in 2016, they have now relocated to our neighborhood! Just a 15-minute walk from The Bicycle B&B”
34 locals recommend
Winery
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“Excellent Zinfandel and beautiful tasting room and grounds. The whites are good too!”
29 locals recommend
Park
“Spring Lake has a 2.3-mile paved loop around a world-class Bass fishing lake. There are lifeguarded public swim area and a snack bar to get food.”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Have a very special night out and order the perfect steak and oysters. Their happy hour is also awesome but gets so crowded so go early if you want a seat at the bar to get food. ”
34 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fresh pastries made daily, plenty of Gluten Free & Vegan too. One of Sonoma County's favorite locally roasted coffee.”
17 locals recommend
Cinema
“Worth the drive to Sebastopol They have full food serve and great foreign films.”
27 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Montgomery Village is home to many high end shops, good restaurants and free outdoor entertainment. We keep a posted list in the room.”
28 locals recommend