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Exploring Downtown Healdsburg for Dining, Shopping and Wine Tasting

By: Best Western Dry Creek Inn / 25 Mar 2020
Exploring Downtown Healdsburg for Dining, Shopping and Wine Tasting

Discover charming Downtown Healdsburg – Dining, Shopping, and Wine Tasting

Beautiful wine country is a just a quick trip away! Did you know Healdsburg was just named to a new list of the top places to visit by TripAdvisor? The 2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Award from TripAdvisor crowned Healdsburg as a top tier destination in the United States. And now with the weather warming up, it is the perfect time to start thinking about a getaway to Sonoma County for wine tasting, shopping, and the best restaurants in California.
Get your trip underway by reserving your hotel room at Dry Creek Inn. Just picture yourself relaxing in a wine country-inspired accommodation inspired by the villas of Tuscany.

Healdsburg is ranked a Top 10 place to visit by TripAdvisor

Healdsburg is known around the country for its world-class vineyards, spectacular scenery, and renowned restaurants. You can spend your days browsing local boutiques for fashion and wine country gifts or drop in at one of the many tasting rooms to sip your favorite vintages from Dry Creek, Alexander, and Russian River Valleys. Our charming wine country hotel puts you just five minutes from the heart of Downtown Healdsburg.
 
Now you have even more incentive to visit because TripAdvisor recently released the results of a brand-new survey that ranked Healdsburg as number 9 in the nation! Healdsburg was officially chosen as a "Travelers' Choice 2020 Best of the Best" Award. Healdsburg earned the ranking with a big spike in positive reviews by the millions of people who use TripAdvisor. As their official website proclaims to "believe the hype" because the top ratings and reviews put Healdsburg in a class all of its own. In all of Northern California, "the town of Healdsburg in Sonoma County is at the top of the list. Small town charm, beautiful landscapes, and outstanding weather are just a few of the qualities." See for yourself why TripAdvisor users are flocking to Healdsburg!
 
With two weekends of barrel tasting on tap for March, this event attracts oenophiles from all over California and beyond. Save the dates of March 6-8 and 13-15 and make your reservations at Best Western Dry Creek Inn so you can take part in this exciting annual tradition. With easy access to the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys, our hotel makes the perfect home base for enjoying Barrel Tasting Weekends. Our hotel with free Wi-Fi and complimentary parking is located in the heart of wine country in the charming town of Healdsburg.

Barrel Tasting at Dry Creek, Russian River, and Alexander Valley Vineyards

One of the perks of staying at our Sonoma County hotel is easy access to extraordinary restaurants serving mouthwatering cuisine. Whether you're looking for sophisticated dining establishments with a focus on local wine pairings and California cuisine or more casual dining spots for Mexican, Thai, and Italian, Healdsburg has something for every taste and budget.
 
A few of our favorites for special occasions and romantic evenings on the town include Spoonbar, Healdsburg Shed, and SCOPA Restaurant. For a more laid-back experience, grab a table at Agave Mexican Restaurant, Bear Republic Brewing Co., or Taverna Sofia for delicious Greek food. Is all this talk of farm-fresh cuisine and world-class wine making your hungry?
 
Check out our full list of recommended Healdsburg restaurants.
 
If you love to go wine tasting, Healdsburg is one of the best places in Sonoma County to indulge your passion. You don't even need to visit the vineyards, you can just wander around the charming streets of Downtown Healdsburg stopping in at tasting rooms that feature the wines of Alexander, Russian River, and Dry Creek Valleys. There are more than 20 vineyards represented in the Downtown area. Click to see the full list of Healdsburg tasting rooms.

An affordable hotel in the heart of Downtown Healdsburg

Do you want to be close to the finest restaurants in Sonoma County? Discover our delightful suites with Tuscan style and modern amenities. Dry Creek Inn captures the atmosphere of wine country with friendly service and complimentary wine tastings on Friday evenings. Stay in a spacious King Room or upgrade to a Villa Toscana King with a private balcony or patio — the perfect place to kick back with your favorite glass of wine. With two outdoor pools and communal firepits, our Sonoma County hotel makes it easy to relax after an award-winning meal or a visit to a local tasting room.
 
Reserve your Healdsburg wine country accommodations today!

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