Russian River History

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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.

10
APR
2019
Sonoma Coastal Adventures

While there are plenty of adventures to be had along the Russian River like camping, fishing and hiking, the beautiful and breathtaking Sonoma Coast is not to be missed. With its rugged coastline, dramatic cliffs and seaside resorts and villages, the area has something for everyone! Even just a simple drive along highway 1 is a […]

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08
JAN
2019
Russian River Memories: Rio Nido

“Memories that Linger” was its motto and a winking moon was its symbol. The small resort community of Rio Nido, or “river nest,”  became known as a resort destination when William Smith built the Tudor-style Rio Nido Lodge around 1915. Once logged by the Korbel brothers, makers of Korbel Champagne Cellars located just nearby, it […]

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22
AUG
2018
Guerneville Memories

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 […]

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