From San Francisco, cross the Golden Gate Bridge and stay on U.S. 101 North. Exit at Hwy. 37; after 10 miles, turn north onto Hwy. 121. After another 10 miles, turn north onto Hwy. 12 (Broadway), which takes you directly into the town of Sonoma.
While you're in Sonoma, stop by the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau, 453 First St. E. (tel. 866/996-1090 or 707/996-1090; www.sonomavalley.com). It's open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm (6pm in summer on Fri and Sat) and Sunday 10am to 5pm. An additional Visitors Bureau is a few miles south of the square at Cornerstone Festival of Gardens at 23570 Arnold Dr. (Hwy. 121; tel. 866/996-1090); it's open daily from 9am to 4pm, 5pm during summer.
If you prefer advance information from the bureau, you can contact the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau to order the free Sonoma Valley Visitors Guide, which lists almost every lodge, winery, and restaurant in the valley.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.