S.F. Bay Area — California
Sonoma Valley Attractions
Historic Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma — Many Moons
Sonoma is an Indian word, meaning "many moons." Author Jack
London enhanced this in his novel, "Valley of the Moon," referring
to the simple pleasures of country life, written during his stay in Sonoma
Historic Town Square
Visit Sonoma's beautiful and historic Plaza — site of the Pomo
and Miwok Indians' sacred meeting ground, the Bear
Flag Revolt and home of California's last mission.
Surrounding the Plaza are numerous restaurants, chic boutiques,
jewelry stores, and specialty shops.
Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau
The Bureau operates two Visitor Centers — one in the heart
of downtown Sonoma and the other at Cornerstone (directly across from
Champagne Cellars and about one mile past the Viansa Winery). Open year-round
seven days a week.
Sonoma State Historic Park
Duck Pond at Town Square
Sonoma Mission & Barracks
Visit the historical Sonoma Mission
and Barracks, the nearby home of General Vallejo, and Jack
London's Beauty Ranch and Museum in nearby Glen Ellen.
Mission San Francisco Solano
Historic Mexican Army Barracks
Stop by the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau during your visit to pick up special "2-for-1" Wine-Tasting
Coupons, brochures, maps, books, and more.
Wear the "I love Sonoma
Valley" stick-on label during
your visit to Sonoma and get discounts at participating
venues — during our last visit, we enjoyed "2-for-1" wine-tasting
at a family winery and free toasted garlic bread at one of Sonoma's
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