Fall & Winter Adventures

From whale watching along the beautiful Sonoma Coast to exploring cool and unique historic sites, the fall and winter months present amazing opportunities for adventure close to your lodging with Dawn Ranch.

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The Magic of Harvest Season


Red and gold shades abound during the harvest season, as winemakers pick their grapes by hand and pumpkin patches sprout. Are you ready for the magic of fall? We are!

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Historic Sites Await


Fort Ross State Historic Park, Sonoma Barracks, The Blue Wing Inn, Mission San Francisco Solano, and General Vallejo’s Home—all these places make wonderful stops along the tour.

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Celebrate Crab Season


When November starts, it’s time to get crabby! Dungeness crab season runs from November through June, but it’s the winter that really gets the crustaceans going. Expect incredible local festivals!

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Beautiful Fall Hikes


Watch the fall colors erupt in lovely golds and reds while hiking in some of the most beautiful parks and spaces in Sonoma County. Ask us about some of our favorite fall hiking sites.