Healdsburg, California-Small Town Saturday

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Howdy! It is Small Town Saturday and this week we are featuring the beautiful Healdsburg, California.

Your adventure begins with a flight into San Francisco. From there, you will enjoy a gorgeous drive as you make the the 45 minute trek up north to Healdsburg.

Where to Stay

She may be small but she is mighty! Healdsburg provides any visitor with the perfect stay. From the hustle and bustle of downtown to off the beaten path stays, the options are endless.

Bella Villa Messina

Nestled in the heart of Sonoma County Wine Country and overlooking Healdsburg you will find Bella Villa Messina. Bella Villa has 5 rooms, each with their own jacuzzi, fireplace and incredible views.

Innkeepers, Jerry and Harold really go above and beyond to ensure your stay is superb. Enjoy their full breakfast in the morning. In the evening, you can enjoy cocktail hour accompanied by wine and cheese.

Hotel Trio Healdsburg

Hotel  Trio offers over-sized accommodations with full kitchens. Breakfast is complimentary. However you can take advantage of their coffee bar in the mornings. They also have a wine bar-no stay is complete without enjoying some of the Sonoma County Wine Country wine!

You are steps away from exploring wineries, tasting rooms and boutiques. Or take their complimentary shuttles to downtown Healdsburg.

Rockhouse Suites

In the heart of Healdsburg, just steps away from Healdsburg Plaza  you will find Rockhouse Suites. Rockhouse offers California King four-poster beds, fireplaces and outside patios spacious sitting areas. They recently added the Cloud Suite and Garden Suite provide a kitchenette and beautiful views.

Delectable Dining

Your taste buds are in for a real treat in Healdsburg. You will find some of the big chain restaurants here but it’s the local eateries that will have your taste buds thanking you.


Here you will enjoy seasonal California cuisine. Their dining room opens up to the sidewalk providing you with an airy delight. Or enjoy the view on their back-garden patio.

Seafood Sunday provides you with a 3-course seafood menu, along with wine pairings from some of the local wineries.

The menus change daily but you are guaranteed to have a delicious meal. Reservations are recommended.

The Wurst 

Right in the heart of downtown Healdsburg you will find this tiny restaurant, serving up artisan sausages, burgers and salads. Wash it down with one of their 16 local beers on tap. Or enjoy a glass or even a bottle of wine!

Lunch and dinner is served in the relaxing indoor dining room or their covered beer garden out front. The choice is yours!

What To Do

The obvious thing to do while in Healdsburg is of course taking any winery tour and tastings within the wine country but Healdsburg offers so much more.

Enjoy Happy Hour Downtown. You can stop by any of the tasting rooms, grab a glass and explore Healdsburg.

Several places offer cooking experiences such as Mugnaini. Their 4-hour hands-on class will teach you how to maters the art of wood fired cooking. And the best part? Lunch is included!

Sonoma County might be wine country but their rich agricultural heritage is alive and well! Family farms and artisanal growers are creating agricultural products that reflect their own unique interior.

Any farm tour will provide you with the opportunity to milk a cow or pick produce. And no farm tour would be complete with out getting to pet the sheep or goats!

With so much to see and experience in Healdsburg it’s impossible to know where to start. Never fear! Your trusty Travel Guru is standing by to plan your perfect Healdsburg adventure. So contact them today! Oh, and if you need a payment plan to fund your travel adventure-we got those too!



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