Wine Country Bucket List for Summer 2022

water feature in front of beautiful patio at winery


Did you know that there are exactly 93 days between the official start and end of summer 2022? Have you given much thought to how you want to spend those sunny days? Maybe discovering a new winery, or cooling off with friends down by the river? The summer of 2022 will be here before you know it! To help kick things off, we’ve created a Wine Country bucket list for summer 2022! These are just a few of our favorites that we highly recommend you add to your summer schedule. Happy planning!

three kayaks overlooking Russian River

Kayak on the Russian River

Cool off and take in the incredible scenery as you make your way down the legendary river! You can stop along the way and enjoy any of the numerous beaches, observe the local wildlife, or simply soak in the summer sun with friends! All that you have to do is hop in the Kayak and have fun!

Wine Taste with a view

What’s better than wine and food pairings with friends? Wine and food pairings with friends AND incredible scenery! Sonoma County is home to world-class wineries that also showcases some of the most stunning views around. Check out this list of Sonoma County wineries featuring breathtaking views and start planning your day out!

Patio overlooking a mountain view

beautiful ocean view along hike off Sonoma coast

Life’s a Beach – Go Take a Hike

On those super hot days, escape out to the Sonoma coast! You can get in your daily steps and wind your way through the coast while enjoying the one-of-a-kind scenery and environment. Plan out your hike, pack up your friends (and furry friends too!), and head on out in search of that seaside escape.

Spend a Day On The Square

If you haven’t already, then you must add Sonoma Square to your bucket list! Historic and family-friendly, this 8-acre plaza has tons to offer! From legendary eateries to handmade ice cream, there’s something for everyone. Check out the Friday farmers market, or make use of the open container laws and enjoy a bottle of wine out on the grass! Live music, parades, play structures for the kids, and incredible food awaits you at the Sonoma Plaza.

People dining outdoors on crowded patio

peaceful modern pool with mountain views

Sip & Swim

Take your place in the Sonoma sun at one of the two incredible pools at Montage Healdsburg! Featuring a family-friendly pool, as well as an adults-only pool with cabana rentals, you can look forward to relaxing, enjoying the Sonoma Coast-inspired poolside dining, and taking in the stunning vineyard views. Reservations are required, so don’t wait too long!

Kicking off June 21st, the Summer of 2022 is your chance to fill your calendar with new and exciting adventures that will give you a new appreciation for Sonoma County! So whether you decide to kick it poolside, or relax with a bottle of wine after the Friday Night Sonoma Market, be sure to make these next 93 days some of your best. 

If you decide to try out any of our recommendations, be sure to tag us on social media @w__marketing__ We can wait to see what you get up to!

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