Santa Rosa, CA, USA

We found 1,570 vacation rentals — enter your dates for availability

Search
Magnifiercirclex
Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Find the best place to stay — Santa Rosa

Welcome to Wine Country

Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa is a chic city in the heart of California’s sun-drenched Sonoma County. Planning a tasting tour of the wine-soaked region? Luxury Santa Rosa vacation rental villas put you in the heart of Wine Country, with spacious living areas, private pools, and sweeping views of the valley. As well as being prime wine-growing country, Santa Rosa is also a culinary wonderland, so be prepared to eat your way through the city. There are also plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in nature, from hiking among towering redwood groves to relaxing on the beach.

Food and wine in Santa Rosa

From farm-to-table brunches and vegan bakeries to wood-fired pizzas and perfectly paired wines, feasting in Santa Rosa is all part of the fun. If you’d rather take control in the kitchen, Santa Rosa vacation rentals feature everything you need to throw your own Wine Country inspired dinner party. As well as vino, Santa Rosa is also surrounded by a string of small batch spirit distilleries, craft microbreweries, and organic cideries. One thing’s for sure, you’ll never go thirsty in Santa Rosa.

The birthplace of Snoopy

Lined with antique stores, cafés, and vintage boutiques, Historic Railroad Square is the epicenter of Santa Rosa’s street scene. Nearby is the adorable Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, which celebrates the legacy of the American cartoonist. Schulz shot to fame with his Peanut comics and is now celebrated as one of Santa Rosa’s most famous sons. Horticulturist Luther Burbank is another local legend, pioneering hybrid species like the Shasta daisy. If you have a green finger, a self-guided tour of the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens is a must.

Sun-drenched Sonoma County

With more than 250 sunny days per year, Santa Rosa doesn’t scrimp on Vitamin D. Summer is the height of high season, with legions of wine lovers descending on Santa Rosa. It’s a great time to tour the valley as well as enjoy the city’s lively cultural calendar. From the annual Sonoma County Fair to 4th of July celebrations and local heritage festivals, there’s always something on. Fall is harvest season, which is a great time to visit if you’re curious about how grapes are picked, pressed, and bottled.

Exploring vineyards near Santa Rosa

Thanks to its rich soil and sunny climate, Santa Rosa is peppered with more than 400 wineries. Whether you sign up for a guided group trip or embark on a self-drive tasting tour, rolling vineyards are always well within reach. With sunny decks, heated pools, and forested settings, secluded Santa Rosa vacation rentals offer you a true taste of what Wine Country is all about. For an alternative perspective on Sonoma County, why not paddle a canoe down the Russian River? If you’re craving sand and salt water, nearby Bodega Bay boasts a handful of gorgeous beaches.