Search vacation rentals in Sonoma and Napa, California. Just a short drive from San Francisco, Sonoma offers beautiful redwood forests, fine dining, relaxing spas and of course premium wineries. Plan a stay in this traveler's paradise. Sonoma is a historic city located in Northern California. It’s known for its colonial era architecture, luxury shops and restaurants and many art galleries. There’s never a shortage of things to do in Sonoma. Visit the weekly farmers market in the town square, go hiking through the many trails, take a car ride along the Pacific Coastal roads and explore the many surrounding towns, see live music and local entertainment, and of course go wine or beer tasting and experience the culinary delights of the area.