The City of Santa Rosa, CA
The city of Santa Rosa is located in the state of California in Sonoma County and has a population of 157,468 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Santa Rosa is Vallejo, approximately 35 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Santa Rosa, including Mel's Fish & Chips, Applebee's, Arby's Restaurant, Buns and Burgers and ABC Chinese Restaurant. For a larger selection of Santa Rosa restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Santa Rosa Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma County Museum, Fountaingrove Resort & Country Club and Wikiup Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Santa Rosa please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Santa Rosa:
- Napa Valley Airport (APC)
- Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (STS)
Santa Rosa, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of November, Santa Rosa experiences an average high temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in November are usually about 43 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.31 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Santa Rosa with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 59 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Santa Rosa to receive an average of 5.61 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.22 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 110 degrees in the summer and as low as 15 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Santa Rosa should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 72 degrees, and nighttime lows of 47.
Santa Rosa, California Attractions
1Adobe Creek Golf Course - Petaluma,
The Adobe Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1989, this Petaluma course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-765-3000. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1901 Frates Rd, Petaluma, CA 94954
2Aetna Springs Golf Course - Pope Valley,
The Aetna Springs Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Napa County California. Built in 1892, this Pope Valley course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-965-2115. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1600 Aetna Springs Rd, Pope Valley, CA 94567
3Anderson Marsh State Historic Park - Lower Lake,
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park is a California State Historic Park and nature reserve, located in Lake County, California. Anderson Marsh is located at the formation of Cache Creek on the southeast corner of Clear Lake, the largest natural lake completely within the borders of California. The park is between Lower Lake and Clearlake on State Route 53, north of Calistoga in the wine country. Open year-round,
4Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park - , St. Helena,
Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park is a California state park located in Napa County between St. Helena and Calistoga. The park is the site of a water-powered grist mill that was built in 1846. It was once the center of social activity as Napa Valley settlers gathered to have their corn and wheat ground into meal or flour. The owner of the mill was Dr. Edward Turner Bale. He received the property in a land grant from the Mexican government and lived near the site until his death in 1849.
5Bennett Valley Golf Course - Santa Rosa,
The Bennett Valley Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1970, this Santa Rosa course designed by Ben Harmon is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-528-3673. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3330 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
6Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center - Santa Rosa,
The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is a museum dedicated to the works of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip. The museum opened on August 17, 2002, and is located in Santa Rosa, California.
7Chimney Rock Golf Course - Napa,
The Chimney Rock Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Napa County California. This course is located in the city of Napa, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-255-3363.
Address: 5320 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558
8COPIA - Napa,
COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts was a cultural museum and education center dedicated to the discovery, understanding, and celebration of wine, food and the arts in American culture. COPIA was located in the Napa Valley in the town of Napa, California. The center celebrated its grand opening on November 18, 2001 and closed its doors on November 21, 2008.
9Fairgrounds Golf Center - Santa Rosa,
The Fairgrounds Golf Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1969, this Santa Rosa course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 707-577-0755. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
10Fountaingrove Resort & Country Club - Santa Rosa,
The Fountaingrove Resort & Country Club is an 18 hole resort golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1985, this Santa Rosa course designed by Ted Robinson is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-579-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1525 Fountaingrove Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Santa Rosa, California Hotels
Santa Rosa, California Restaurants
This is a list of Santa Rosa Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fish & Chips Restaurants, Chinese Restaurants, Thai Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
Santa Rosa Articles
Published August 5, 2011
What differentiates Sonoma California from Napa Valley is its emphasis on nature rather than the wine cultures well as its family-oriented restaurants and activities
Published February 14, 2011
Healdsburg California offers plenty of child-friendly bounty, from accommodations in a charming hotel (we stayed at the Hotel Healdsburg) to the welcoming vineyards themselves.
Published October 21, 2010
The main attraction was the Point Reyes National Sea Shore. Our goal was to visit the Lighthouse Visitor Center at the farthest tip of the park, but we made several stops enroute.
Published October 19, 2010
Shelter Cove is a short drive on a narrow road from Garberville and the 101 freeway and the luxurious, English manor style accommodations available there at the Benbow Hotel.