Day One – Welcome to Russian River!

You’ll arrive in either San Francisco (a 60-90 minute drive) or Santa Rosa (a 10 minute drive), collect your rental car or be met by your driver, and embark on your getaway among redwoods, rolling hills and beautiful vineyards in Northern California’s unparalleled Russian River region.  You’ll check in to your accommodation in charming Healdsburg, with its picture perfect town square surrounded by ,tasting rooms, cafes, boutiques and world class restaurants, or in rustic yet sophisticated Guerneville, nestled among redwoods on the river, with the rest of the day to explore, relax and unwind.

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Day Two – World Class Wines and Gourmet Delights

 The Russian River Valley has over 300 wineries, from family owned boutique vineyards producing less than 1000 cases per year to renowned labels like La Crema, Ferrari Carrano and J Vineyards.  Today you’ll be met by your local driver/guide to explore the region, with tasting appointments set at wineries that match your preferences in this less commonly explored but truly beautiful wine region.  Enjoy world class wines and stunning scenery on this unforgettable day, highlighted by a lunch or food pairing with vineyard views.

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Day Three – Active or At Your Leisure

 Today is yours to enjoy as you see fit.  Allow us to plan a day suited to one of your favorite pastimes or a new adventure, from golfing, hot air ballooning or canoeing on the river to sea kayaking or deep-sea fishing from nearby Jenner or Bodega Bay.  You can also opt to leave the day free to explore on your own, taking in the spectacular local scenery, hiking among the redwoods, browsing local shops and cafes, or just enjoy a day relaxing by the river.

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Day Four – Vineyards to Redwoods

 A memorable journey through changing, unforgettable landscapes awaits you today.   Your driver will meet you this morning to travel north to Anderson Valley, akin to a step back in time with its slower pace, charming small towns, and friendly, family owned vineyards.   The landscape changes quickly as you travel through the Navarro Redwoods, with hundreds of acres of majestic giants along the beautiful Navarro River.  Your destination will be Mendocino, with a late lunch (at own cost) and time to explore in one of the most iconic villages on the North Coast, before returning to Russian River, perhaps with a stop at winery or farm stand along the way.

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Day Five – Bid Farewell to Russian River

 Your amazing getaway ends too soon with your return to SRS or SFO and your flight home.  We think you’ll vow to return soon!

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PRICING

From $1765 per person + airfare*

 

*Includes all accommodation, any transfers, a rental vehicle (standard sedan or larger), services of a private guide/driver for all touring, and meals/tasting fees where noted.  Price may vary based on accommodation requested and/or available, addition of private vehicle and driver rather than a rental vehicle, and/or for additional activities or experiences requested by the client.

SAMPLE ACCOMODATIONS

Hotel Le Mars, Healdsburg.  With a stay at Hotel Les Mars, you’ll be centrally located in Healdsburg, steps from Raven Performing Arts Theater and Lake Sonoma. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Healdsburg Plaza.  Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 16 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include complimentary newspapers and minibars.

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