Seasonal Sonoma Coast Adventures Await

No matter when you visit us at Dawn Ranch, you can fill your days and nights with adventure. Wintery tours, hiking trails, whale watching, golfing, biking excursions—all this and more is right outside our doors just waiting for you, so book a stay with us and let's plan an unforgettable trip.

Life Opens Up in Sonoma County

Hike amongst giant redwoods in the morning and then hop over to San Francisco (just 30 miles south) for an unforgettable evening. Or perhaps touring some of the 425 area wineries is more your speed? Maybe you want to take in the views of the Pacific Coast. The choice is yours, but we promise there’s something for everyone all year long at Dawn Ranch.

Spring & Summer

Spend the Spring and Summer months kayaking, biking, and hiking over every corner of Sonoma County. Or just relax and enjoy the beautiful weather on the coast.

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Fall & Winter

Watch for whales, tour the wineries, or grab a jacket and hit the trails. Winter and fall bring out the best of our beautiful outdoor settings close to Dawn Ranch.

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Taste the Local Flavor

The Russian River Valley encompasses more than 15,000 acres of grapevines, 35 varieties of wine, and 110 wineries. Sample hand-crafted wines of exceptional quality, richness, and bright natural acidity, all made from passionate and dedicated local vintners who love the region we call home. Here are some of our favorites.

  • Ledson Winery & Vineyards
  • Explore the Castle, an architectural wonder nestled among 20 acres of vineyards, and experience handcrafted, estate-grown wines during a picnic from their Gourmet Marketplace.

  • Hawley Vineyards & Winery
  • Overlooking the Dry Creek Valley, Hawley Vineyards & Winery can be found on Bradford Mountain in the middle of a beautiful 10-acre organic vineyard.

  • B. Wise Vineyards
  • Located in the heart of Kenwood, only 15 minutes from downtown Sonoma, B. Wise Vineyards features a tasting lounge filled with selections fermented in the caves on the B. Wise Estate.

  • Viluko Vineyards
  • Get wild in Sonoma’s Mayacamas Mountains, where you’ll find Viluko Vineyards perched on a 22-acre rocky hillside area filled with classic Bordeaux and Burgundy varietals and more.

  • Jigar Wines
  • This family-owned-and-operated boutique winery emphasizes showcasing the terrior of the Sonoma Valley and surrounding wine-producing regions.