Highlights from Healdsburg

By Kathy Babcock, Healdsburg.com

healdsburgChamber_022414-(2).jpgJust 70 miles north of San Francisco lies the quintessential wine country town of Healdsburg.  Its rustic charm and friendly town square, surrounded by intriguing shops, wine tasting rooms (40, to be exact), art galleries and award-winning restaurants, makes it the perfect get-away. Discover why Fodor's comments that Healdsburg "...mixes contemporary cool with plenty of Norman Rockwell charm...not to mention mouthwatering eats and drinks."

Now, through the end of March, Healdsburg businesses offer up their Winter Palate with everything from learning to make Baklava at Taverna Sofia to Peach Wreath Making at Dry Creek Peach; Chamber Music at Shed to "Tasting in the Dark" in the winemaker's lab at Francis Ford Coppola Winery...there's something to suit everyone's taste.

With so much to do, and plenty to enjoy, a day trip is not enough! Enjoy one of the many exquisite lodging options available in Healdsburg.  Relax and take it all in. Heaven has a new address.