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Popular amenities for Sonoma vacation rentals

Stay near Sonoma's top sights

Sonoma Plaza107 locals recommend
Gundlach Bundschu Winery87 locals recommend
the girl & the fig175 locals recommend
El Dorado Kitchen98 locals recommend
Sonoma State Historic Park9 locals recommend
Whole Foods Market104 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Sonoma

  • Total rentals

    170 properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    100 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    50 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    40 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    120 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    13K reviews

Your guide to Sonoma

All About Sonoma

About an hour northeast of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma Valley, the wine country town of Sonoma is one of the oldest settlements in Northern California, the birthplace of the state flag, and home to the only Mission established after Mexico gained independence from Spain. The town’s historic plaza is a microcosm of the region, filled with wine bars, art galleries, specialty housewares stores, and restaurants dishing up the latest in California cuisine. The Tuesday night farmers’ market draws locals to City Hall to stock up on fruits and vegetables from surrounding farms, and the downtown cheese shop has been selling hunks of its famous Monterey Jack since 1931. To take your dairy worship to the next level, hop on the California Cheese Trail, which runs through town and connects to nearly 30 farms and creameries throughout the state.

On the outskirts of town, you’ll find a handful of light-commitment hiking trails perfect for stretching your legs between meals, including the leisurely Sonoma Overlook Trail, former Indigenous hunting grounds with scenic views of the valley and the Mayacamas Mountains in the distance. As the gateway to Sonoma County, the town is also a prime launching pad to whale watching in Bodega Bay, paddling the Russian River, and exploring the more than 400 wineries in the region.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sonoma

Sonoma experiences a Mediterranean climate, where temperatures rarely drop below freezing during the rainy winters, and summers are warm with cool coastal breezes. Summer boasts some of the best weather for hiking, biking, swimming, and other outdoor activities. Sonoma vacation rentals are popular from May through October, especially in the fall months of September and October during the grape harvest. Towards the end of winter, mustard flowers blanket the valleys and dormant vineyards in vibrant shades of yellow. Wildflowers in various shades of red, purple, orange, and pink adorn Sonoma’s lush parks in the spring.

Top things to do in Sonoma

Sonoma Botanical Garden

The Sonoma Botanical Garden is a 25-acre gem, home to one of North America’s most extensive collections of temperate-climate, wild plants from Asia as well as plants native to California. The garden offers stunning displays of seasonal flowers and extensive collections of rare and endangered plants. Highlights include camellias, magnolias, roses, maples, rhododendrons, lilies, and more.

Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve

A little over an hour away, Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve is one of the most accessible redwood groves in California. Spread out over 800 acres, the reserve boasts a variety of hikes of varying difficulty. The Colonel Armstrong Tree is the oldest tree, thought to be around 1,400 years old, and is located less than a mile from the entrance. Bicycling paths, horseback riding, and picnic areas are all available.

Sonoma Plaza

This city’s charming eight-acre central square is the thumping heart of Sonoma, packed with elegant restaurants, contemporary art galleries, and some of the region’s most significant historical landmarks. Follow the winding alleyways past fashion boutiques and wine bars, and pay a visit to Mission Sonoma, the northernmost of California’s 21 missions, built in 1823. Close by, you’ll find the Bear Flag Monument, a bronze sculpture commemorating California’s first armed insurrection against the Mexican government in 1846.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Sonoma?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 100 vacation rentals in Sonoma featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Sonoma?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Sonoma. Choose from more than 40 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there Sonoma vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 50 vacation homes with pools in Sonoma, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • How much does it cost to stay in apartment rentals in Sonoma?

    Experience the best of Sonoma with our apartment rentals, starting at about $120 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Sonoma?

    Sonoma has more than 120 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • What are the most popular amenities for House Rentals in Sonoma?

    Enhance your stay in our House Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 100 homes with wifi, over 20 homes with a gym, over 50 homes with a bbq area, over 30 homes with self check-in, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

  • Do house rentals in Sonoma have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 50 house rentals with a bbq area in Sonoma. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Sonoma have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 30 house rentals with self check-in in Sonoma. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Sonoma have a gym?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 house rentals with a gym in Sonoma. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do guesthouse rentals in Sonoma have wifi?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 guesthouse rentals with wifi in Sonoma. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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