For over 100 years, the Russian River has been the summer playground for West Coast California. Located just a short drive from the San Francisco area and Sacramento, visitors can explore the majestic redwoods, incredible wineries, fine dining and arts, eco-adventures, spa days, river activities and so much more in an incredibly beautiful, natural setting. For family holidays or LGBT travelers, a romantic escape or a friends’ getaway, the Russian River is California’s summer vacation destination.
With an enviable climate of warm, sunny summer days May through September, the Russian River is the perfect escape from the city to connect back with nature. Surrounded by majestic redwood forest, 76 miles of scenic coastline and the cool waters of the Russian River, you can get away from it all while still having all the services, amenities and adventures that Sonoma County has to offer.