Family Visits

Fun Activities in Sonoma County

Sonoma County is filled with wonderful things to do with your family. Here are just a few in the immediate area.
Top 10 Summer activities in Sonoma County.


Ragle Ranch Regional Park
Laguna Wetlands Preserve
Tour the Florence Avenue Trash Art Street
California Carnivores—the largest carnivorous plant nursery in the US
Rialto Cinemas
Ives Pool
Sebastopol Super Playground

Walk around downtown Sebastopol and visit the interesting shops which include Copperfield’s Books and Toy Works toy store (two of our boys’ favorites) and don’t miss ice cream at Screamin’ Mimi’s while you’re at it.

Santa Rosa

(approximately 15 minutes from Sebastopol)

Charles Schulz Museum (Charlie Brown cartoon collection)
There are many life-size statues of Charlie Brown characters all over Santa Rosa.
Snoopy’s Home Ice (Redwood Empire Ice Arena)
Driven Raceway Go Karts
Epicenter Sports and Entertainment—multipurpose activity center for families
Roxy Stadium 14 Movie Theater
Vertex Climbing Center
Safari West Wildlife Preserve & African Tent Camp

Rohnert Park

(approximately 15 minutes from Sebastopol)

Scandia Family Fun Center
Double Decker Bowling Lanes
Rebounderz—trampolines and other children’s activities
Cal Skate
Escape Qzar Lasertag

Parks in and Around Sonoma County

Santa Rosa

Howarth Park
Spring Lake Regional Park
Annadel State Park

Sonoma Coast

(approximately 20 minutes from Sebastopol)

On the coast there are many places to hike and visit. Here are just a few:

Bodega Head hiking and whale watching (Jan-Feb)
Goat Rock Beach and hiking
Kortum Trail at the Sonoma Coast State Park


(approximately 30 minutes from Sebastopol)

Armstrong Redwoods State Park