Healdsburg, CA

Travel Guide
Dry Creek Vineyard featuring flowers and a park

Learn the history of this quaint wine town in the midst of valleys of vineyards and taste the grape varieties to select your favorite wines.

With its elegance and charm, Healdsburg is among the most reputable wine towns in California. The Russian River meanders through this small community, which unites the wine regions of Dry Creek, Alexander Valley and the Russian River Valley. Travel across the many vineyards here to get a taste for Californian wine.

Stroll through Healdsburg Plaza to appreciate the town’s atmosphere. This is the most lively part of the community, with boutiques, hotels and restaurants. Walk east for several blocks for the Healdsburg Museum, which chronicles the history of the town through photos, artifacts and documents.

Other cultural highlights in the town center include the Healdsburg Center for the Arts and the Raven Performing Arts Theater. Play a few rounds at Healdsburg Golf Club in the town’s eastern outskirts.

Rent a car to explore the vineyards in the surrounding valleys. Grapes prosper from the dry, hot summers and cool winters in the region. Dry Creek Vineyard is known as the Wine for Sailors due to the iconic sailboat images on its bottles. Choose from one of the tours around the scenic winery and taste its famous dry chenin blanc.

Southeast of the town is Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards, which has a range of tours and tastings available on its 1,300-acre (526-hectare) grounds. Enjoy a meal prepared by the estate’s culinary artist, who pairs the food with the estate’s wines. Visit nearby vineyards, such as the Hanna Winery and Vineyards, the Pezzi King Winery, the Soda Rock Winery and Stuhlmuller Vineyards.

The town is north of the Bay Area in northwestern California. Fly to San Francisco International Airport and drive north for 80 miles (130 kilometers) to get here in about 90 minutes. Cycle or drive to reach the various vineyards. Make sure to see other parts of the region, such as Sacramento, Santa Rosa and Napa.

Live a wine connoisseur’s dream in Healdsburg, with its cultured town center and undulating valleys of vineyards.

Hotel Trio Healdsburg
Hotel Trio Healdsburg
3 out of 5
110 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA
The price is $184 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Situated in Healdsburg, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Healdsburg District Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Healdsburg Plaza and Russian River. Simi Winery ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (336 reviews)
"What a lovely and new property! The staff was laid back and our space was huge, very clean and comfy. The amenities were a nice surprise: shuttle to downtwon HBG, free breakfast, and a free bottle of wine as a welcome gift. We would DEF stay here again."

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Hotel Trio Healdsburg
H2Hotel
H2Hotel
4 out of 5
219 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA
The price is $299 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in the heart of Healdsburg, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Healdsburg Plaza and Healdsburg Museum. Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve and ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (372 reviews)
"Outstanding customer service. They went out of their way to help us feel comfortable and gave great advice for exploring the city. Definitely coming back"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

H2Hotel
Harmon Guest House
Harmon Guest House
3 out of 5
227 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA
The price is $299 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Situated in Healdsburg, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Healdsburg Plaza and Russian River. Healdsburg Center for the Arts and Raven Performing Arts ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (173 reviews)
"Great location and amenities. Eco friendly hotel with good attention to detail."

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2021

Harmon Guest House
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Cottages at Healdsburg
Cottages at Healdsburg
4 out of 5
425 Foss Street, Healdsburg, CA
The price is $375 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Situated in Healdsburg, this cottage is within a 5-minute walk of Raven Performing Arts Theater and Healdsburg Plaza. Russian River is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away.
4.8/5 Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Exceptional!
"Worth every penny! We stayed in Gimlet and it was beautiful, spacious and everything was High end- from the furniture to decor. It was so quiet and relaxing. The fireplace was amazing and the French doors leading to the porch were perfect and we had them open a lot. The cottage is right behind the ..."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Cottages at Healdsburg
Elegant - Peaceful - Romantic - Private
Elegant - Peaceful - Romantic - Private
Healdsburg, CA
Located in the heart of Healdsburg, this historic cottage is within a 10-minute walk of Raven Performing Arts Theater and Healdsburg Plaza. Russian River is ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (188 reviews)
Perfect location!
"This is perfect for a quiet getaway."

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Elegant - Peaceful - Romantic - Private
Healdsburg - Chalk Hill Wine Country Cottage
Healdsburg - Chalk Hill Wine Country Cottage
Healdsburg, CA
Situated in Healdsburg, this romantic vacation home is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Chalk Hill Estate Vineyard and within 6 mi (10 km) of Russian River and Windsor Golf ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (107 reviews)
Lovely Wine Country Cottage
"The cottage is in a great location and a perfect size for two people. John was a great host."

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Healdsburg - Chalk Hill Wine Country Cottage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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