Russian River & West County

About the Russian River and West County

About the Russian River and West County

The winding Russian River makes its way through vineyards and redwoods of northwest Sonoma County. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, swimming and rafting along the scenic stretches. The small towns in and around the river offer shopping, dining, entertainment, and sightseeing.

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Guerneville
This lively, eclectic riverside town embraces diversity and sociability. Once a major lumber center referred to as Stumptown, Guerneville has retained its role as a recreation and vacation paradise. Guerneville is host to the Russian River Blues and Jazz Festival, as well as Stumptown Days, a celebration of its heritage each May. Enjoy dining, live entertainment, shopping, water sports, hiking and biking. Both Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve and Korbel Champagne Cellars are just minutes away.
Date 01/11/2011
Forestville
Further up the highway (116) from Graton, your eyes will feast on the scenery of orchards, farms and vineyards and rolling hills that surround Forestville. Visit a family farm shop and gift store where the local bounty has been turned into jams, mustards, sauces and a variety of baked goods. Stay in romantic bed and breakfast inns, taste great wines and dine in highly rated restaurants or colorful cafés serving excellent wine country cuisine. You'll find one of Sonoma County's most revered galleries in downtown Forestville, along with an acclaimed bakery. Enjoy hiking, biking, river rafting, canoeing, swimming ...
Date 01/11/2011
Graton
This historic and somewhat hidden hamlet in the Russian River Area is just north of Sebastopol. Graton is close to several wonderful wineries on a beautiful country road that winds up in Occidental. Its downtown character has held onto the heritage of settlement days and is home to artisan vintners, several good restaurants, the Graton Gallery, and fun antique shops. Graton has a lot of community spirit, which is evident during the annual Graton Day celebration in September along with a bi-annual plant and flower show that supports the historic Graton Community Club.
Date 01/07/2011
Sebastopol
“Local flavor. Global vision.” is Sebastopol’s motto. This hub of the West County is an eclectic mix of art galleries, specialty retail and new age shops. From casual cafes to fine dining, there’s something for every taste and appetite. Sebastopol also has a great reputation among antique hunters, with independent operators and cooperatives alike within and without the city limits. The surrounding countryside is dotted with vineyards and orchards, nurseries, Christmas tree and pumpkin farms. There are two annual community celebrations, the Apple Blossom Festival and the Gravenstein Apple Fair.
Date 01/07/2011
Towns of the Russian River & West County
Guerneville is the anchor of the River communities. The community embraces diversity and a friendly, relaxed, click to continue...
Date 12/21/2010
The Milliner's Art
Date 10/02/2010
About the Russian River and West County
The winding Russian River makes its way through vineyards and redwoods of northwest Sonoma County. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, swimming and rafting along the scenic stretches. The small towns in and around the river offer shopping, dining, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Date 09/15/2010

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