When it’s time to get away from day-to-day life, the Russian River is where to go to enjoy wine, dining, kayaking, redwoods, beaches, and more. The moment you take your first breath as you roll into town of Guerneville, the biggest town along the river greets you with the fresh scent of Redwood trees. It’s…Read More
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Russian River Girls Getaway Weekend
You know what? Being a supermom is exhausting! For me, life is a whirlwind of shuttling kids around, packing and unpacking for weekend adventures, oh, and trying to work too. My annual girl’s weekend is the beacon of tranquility that gets me through when it all seems too hectic. A few moments reminiscing about my…Read More
Sonoma County is Welcoming Visitors!
It’s so exciting! The time has finally come! Effective 12:01am in June 19, 2020. Sonoma County is welcoming staycationers from nearby to stay and play! Beaches are open, you can rent a canoe, restaurants are seating patrons indoors, you can go inside a store, wineries are open, and campgrounds, vacation rentals, and hotels are allowed…Read More
Book Direct for a Better Trip; Save a Few Bucks too!
A few years ago we had a traveling revelation that changed our approach to vacationing ever since. It was all thanks to booking direct and developing a relationship with the vacation home owner. We flew our family of four to the Yucatán to meet up with some friends to escape the cold wet winter weather.…Read More
Three Different Road Trips Through Northern California to the Russian River
It’s less than two hours from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Russian River in west Sonoma County, but why race up there when you could explore for a whole day? One of the things that we have come to love about the Russian River area is that vacation wonderland is so close, and…Read More
Fishing with Kids on the Russian River
We recently took the kids on a coho salmon hike organized by the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) at Samuel P Taylor State Park. Seeing those huge red and white fish in such a small creek got us that got us thinking about the steelhead run in the Russian River right now. Our vacation rental,…Read More
Towering Redwoods & Floating the Russian River, a Perfect Family Adventure Day in Guerneville
The Russian River has been a revered outdoor leisure destination for generations. In the heart of the Russian River area, Guerneville is a perfect location to take advantage of classic attractions located between the redwoods, wine country, and the Russian River. Experience the best of all three in a single perfect itinerary designed with the whole family in mind.Read More
What’s Up with the Seasonal Dams?
So whats the deal with seasonal dams on the Russian river anyway? All summer the water levels are perfect for swimming but on those lovely warm indian summer weekends sometimes the water levels are too shallow for even paddle boarding. Here’s how to predict the water levels.Read More