45 minutes north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is a place to connect with the land and each other. Discover one of California’s top food and wine destinations, home to more than 425 wineries ranging from rustic to regal. Hike among towering redwoods in the Russian River Valley, cruise along rugged Pacific coastline and get to know inviting small towns, like Napa or Healdsburg. Play a few rounds of golf among the vines, soar high in beautiful hot air balloons or, just sit back and take it all in. Life opens up in Sonoma County.