In our blog, you will find travel tips, Sonoma County restaurant and lodging information and a great introduction to the incredible array of water sports, wineries, shopping choices, spas, golf courses, sports and other activities found here in the Russian River region.
Folks on the Russian River have known The Woods Resort in Guerneville by a lot of names since it started operating in the 50s, including Camelot and Avalon. In 2006, in tribute to another longtime River institution, the name was changed to The Woods. The name came from the Original Woods Resort Sign that once […]
Locals know winter is the best time to visit the Russian River. The pace is relaxed and peaceful, the vines are starting to leaf out, and the flowering trees are blooming at AutoCamp Russian River in Guerneville, just ninety minutes north of San Francisco. 25 beautiful custom-built Airstream trailers with memory foam mattresses and (returning […]
OK, the name may be a playful double entendre, but the baked goods are pretty serious at Baked on the River in Guernewood Park. Chef-owner Helena Gustavsson-Giesea has opened a welcome addition to the Russian River culinary scene with fresh-baked cakes, cookies, muffins, and scones baked up in an attractive open kitchen, as well and […]
Cabin fever, over scheduled calendars, and a busy everyday routine may have taken hold over the wintertime but thankfully spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time for spring break! With several options including hiking, zip lining, beach combing and lots of fun events, it’s a great time of year to get […]
For many of us locals, rainy days along the River are some of our favorites. Come along with me and experience a rainy day here.
October is one of the most beautiful months here on the River with warm days, crisp nights, fall foliage and, of course, Halloween fun for the whole family! This year, we have several special Halloween events, including the annual Pub Crawl and Costume Contest where ghostly goblins, witches and those dressed as their favorite emoji […]
Echoes of History in Guerneville In 1847, the census recorded 79 structures in San Francisco, including tents and shanties. The 1848 discovery of gold in the Sierra foothill town of Sutter Creek brought thousands upon thousands to San Francisco, the launching point for those who dreamed of striking it rich. Banks, railroads, saloons, purveyors of food […]