Ranging from oenophiles to thrill-seekers and everyone in between, Healdsburg is a dreamy wine country destination that compels all to extend their stay. Further, if you're a guest at Best Western Dry Creek Inn, your vacation ought to be a memorable one, with a host of nearby local attractions, events, and recreational activities. Our team has helped curate a short list of fun activities for summer vacation in Healdsburg, CA!
1. Tour Renowned Healdsburg Wineries
Healdsburg is set in Sonoma County near the Pacific coast and areas like Napa, Mendocino, and the Bay Area are within proximity. This makes Healdsburg one of California's most renowned wine country destinations. Moreover, winemaking has been a tradition here for more than 130 years now. Therefore, if you're a guest at Best Western Dry Creek Inn, you will have access to over 200 wineries within a 30-minute radius of the hotel. To make your wine vacation better, the hotel also features one of its winery neighbors each month and offers weekly samplings as well.
2. Be a Part of the Wilson Artisan Wineries: Wine + Grilling Showdown
Slated to occur July 30th, 2022, the Wilson Artisan Wineries: Wine + Grilling Showdown is a one-day celebration highlighting the best of Sonoma County's food and wine pairings. This showdown will exhibit the works of the region's wineries, their wine, and accompanying food selections that will be sure to make your mouth water. At the end of your culinary journey, cast your vote for the best pairing and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of three raffle prizes!
3. Take Part in Exciting Summer Activities
While staying at Dry Creek Inn, guests will truly never run out of places to explore or recreational activities to enjoy. Guests can undertake a hike on the Healdsburg Ridge Trail, set out on a short walk from the hotel to the downtown plaza, or bike around the three wine valleys. 'Water babies' can also opt for a refreshing summer swim in the Russian River or take a tranquil canoe ride. To keep the fun going, guests can head to Lake Sonoma Recreation Area for water skiing or kayaking, and indulge in golfing at Tayman Golf Course.
4. Live Music at Spicy Vines Winery
Explore Spicy Vines Winery just a mile away from Dry Creek Inn. Spicy Vines is a boutique winery that produces world-class wines and organizes a live music event every Saturday. Their themed party offers groovy music and features prominent artists with a delicious signature cocktail. Venture into the world of Spicy Vines in downtown Healdsburg and enjoy your weekend with friends and family.
5. Set Out on a Wild Safari
Guests at Dry Creek Inn can embark on a grand, wild adventure at Safari West California. This 400-acre wildlife preserve presents a thrilling array of safari treks, zoo tours, and personal animal encounters. With nearly 900 animals representing more than 90 diverse species, this region is the playground for wildlife advocates. So, if you're in Healdsburg and in search of a 'wild' time, grab your gear and let's get going!
Summer Solace at Dry Creek Inn
If you're making your way to Best Western Dry Creek Inn this summer, be prepared to be engrossed in an exhilarating potpourri of activities and events. After a long day in the sun, return to your comfy beds at our hotel, lounge by our two pools, or unwind in the sauna. Welcome the dusk with a glass of fine wine in our piazza, dine at a nearby Michelin-starred restaurant, then call it a day in our inviting Tuscan themed rooms!