10 days in Sonoma County & St. Helena Itinerary

10 days in Sonoma County & St. Helena Itinerary

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— 3 nights
St. Helena
— 2 nights
— 4 nights


Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Wine Tours & Tastings and The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wellington Cellars and General M.G. Vallejo Home. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, take in the history at Mission San Francisco Solano, do a tasting at Nicholson Ranch, and admire the verdant scenery at Sonoma Valley.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sonoma trip builder.

Vancouver, Canada to Sonoma is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Sonoma can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Glen Ellen, Napa, Deerfield Ranch Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Loxton Winery ©
Loxton Winery
di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art ©
di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Amizetta Estate Winery, do a tasting at HALL Rutherford, do a tasting at Sherwin Family Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Schweiger Vineyards, thendo a tasting at Moone Tsai Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Ehlers Estate Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at MacLeod Family Vineyard, do a tasting at Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves, do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, learn about winemaking at Miner Family Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Chappellet Winery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. Helena journey maker website.

You can drive from Sonoma to St. Helena in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in St. Helena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jenner.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rutherford, Oakville, MacLeod Family Vineyard
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Schweiger Vineyards ©
Schweiger Vineyards
Moone Tsai Winery ©
Moone Tsai Winery
Sherwin Family Vineyards ©
Sherwin Family Vineyards


Jenner ©
Jenner is a small coastal town and census-designated place (CDP) with a population of about 136 in Sonoma County, California, U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Williamson Wines Tasting Room and Handley Cellars Winery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Ross State Historic Park and Stephen & Walker Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Jenner: Sbragia Family Vineyards (in Geyserville), Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery, Truett Hurst Winery, &more) and Merry Edwards Winery (in Sebastopol). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mendocino County Museum, learn about winemaking at Iron Horse Vineyards, take in the dramatic natural features at Bodega Highlands, and admire the majestic nature at Salt Point State Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jenner road trip app.

You can drive from St. Helena to Jenner in 1.5 hours. In August in Jenner, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jenner

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Mendocino County Museum, Sbragia Family Vineyards, Grace Hudson Museum
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Stephen & Walker Winery ©
Stephen & Walker Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Williamson Wines Tasting Room ©
Williamson Wines Tasting Room