Travel Wise
California Wine Country TravelWise

In this month’s issue of Traveler magazine we unveil a red-white-and-blue version of our October 1999 50 Places of a Lifetime concept with an issue devoted to America’s 50 must-see places. California Wine Country made our Country Unbound list. Here, we present the best links on planning every leg of your trip there—online.


Getting There
How to book your San Francisco flights, hotel rooms, and car rentals online

How to get door-to-door driving directions from your house to your hotel in California’s Wine Country

Determining Time Difference
Time and Date
The current local time and date in Simi Valley

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
A complete list of U.S. area codes—type in the name of the region you’re traveling to and click "go"

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
The current weather conditions in almost every U.S. city—type in the name of the city you’re traveling to and click "go"


Where to Eat
Links to information on restaurants throughout the region, organized by location and cuisine type
Where to eat in various regions of the Napa Valley
Where to eat in various regions of Sonoma County

Where to Stay
Links for information on hotels and bed-and-breakfasts, located throughout Wine Country regions
Information on places to stay in Napa Valley, organized by location and accommodation type
An index for information on places to stay in Sonoma County, organized by location and type of accommodation

How to Get Around
Information on the best transportation options in the Napa Valley

Information on Napa Valley’s public transit system

Things to Do

Links for information on attractions and recreational activities in Wine Country
An extensive database for information on things to do and see throughout Napa Valley, organized by areas of interest
Information on what to see and do in Sonoma County, organized by region

Finding Wineries
An alphabetical list of local wineries, organized by region
Information on Wine Country wineries, pubs, and restaurants

Recreational Activities
Information on notable local events—plus, links to online event calendars
A monthly calendar of events in Napa Valley
A monthly calendar of events in Sonoma County

Travel Resources

Visitor’s Tips
Tips on the best ways to visit California’s Wine Country
More tips on ways to visit the Napa Valley


A list of recommended reading for those heading to Sonoma County

Fodor’s take on travel to Wine Country

Napa Valley Register
An online newspaper with articles on Napa Valley

Sonoma Index-Tribune
The online edition of Sonoma’s daily newspaper

The online edition of Sonoma County’s special-interest newspaper

Wine Country Living
The online edition of Wine Country Living magazine

Sonoma Zone
The online edition of Sonoma Zone magazine

How to search for radio stations with frequencies that reach various regions in the California Wine Country

Travel Guides

For More Information
California Division of Tourism
Information on California’s attractions, accommodations, events, activities, restaurants, and more


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