If your visiting Sonoma’s wine country, Guerneville should make your short list of places to see. With hundreds of wineries within a 30 minutes drive, Guerneville is a great weekend getaway for those looking for easy access to local wineries but seeking a little back door adventure. Situated in a woodsy, down-to-earth environment, enjoy exploring Guerneville’s abundant rustic charm in this nature seekers paradise. Downtown is a few blocks of quaint coffee shops, boutiques, art galleries, and trendy restaurants and bars.
For vegan friendly Asian options, try Dick Blomster’s Korean Diner. The Rice Noodle Bowl with tofu has a tasty vegetarian based broth with a hearty mix of vegetables.
If you’d prefer to prepare something on your own, stop in Food For Humans, a lovely health food store that looks like a cottage. Food For Humans offers up local organic fruits and vegetables and vegan food options as well as hygiene essentials.
There are a variety of camping sites in and near Guerneville that will satisfy any experienced camper or novice. But if you’re looking for a camping experience with a few modern amenities, Dawn Ranch is an excellent balance. The rustic cabins come equipped with a modest bathroom, sitting area, and comfortable bed, all in a beautiful natural setting.
Mix in a bit of hiking among giant redwoods at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, just a short drive from Guerneville, or kayak on the Russian River which runs right through town.
Come check out Guerneville and start a tradition of exploring California’s small towns.
If you would like something uniquely vegetarian, take a 30 minute drive to Rohnert Park and visit Amy’s Drive Thru. At Amy’s, you can order Vegan/Vegetarian comfort food like Veggie Burgers, Pizza, Burritos and Fries.