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Sonoma Valley

Delightfully laid-back, unapologetic and fun-loving, the Sonoma Valley, or Valley of the Moon as it's sometimes called, is bordered to the east by the Mayacamas and to the west by the Sonoma Mountain Range. Here in the fertile valley wine makers ply their craft, foodies flock to amazing restaurants, and there are plenty of adventures to be had in the 13,000 acres of parkland.

Easily accessed from San Francisco, most journeys in the area start in the town of Sonoma itself, with its gorgeous town square, fun tasting rooms and excellent eateries.

Heading up valley, you pass through the tiny village of Glen Ellen, which has a handful of small eateries and access to the valley's best natural area at Jack London State Park and then on to the gorgeous wineries and roadside attractions of the Kenwood area.

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