Located one hour north of San Francisco, family-friendly Rohnert Park is in Southern Sonoma County. The town is home to diverse culinary offerings, boutique shops and galleries, and an assortment of fun-loving activities for the whole family. Nearby Cotati lies just south of Rohnert Park, where it charms visitors with eclectic restaurants, bars, and coffee houses amidst historical buildings from around the turn of the century.
Rohnert Park is a popular family destination. The city certainly knows how to have fun – there is a go-kart race track, a bowling alley, and miniature golf facilities. Nature-lovers are drawn to Rohnert Park’s sprawling regional park, where hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails meander over 128 acres of grassy hills. Just a mile south of the Rohnert Park, small-town Cotati’s hexagonal downtown plaza, a California Historical landmark and community park, is worth a visit.
Rohnert Park has its share of alluring activities for adult visitors too. Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur or total newbie, a visit to Sonoma County Distilling Company to tour and taste is not to be missed. Then check out Beercraft, a bottle shop and taproom with an ever-changing list of unique beers. Take in a show at Weill Hall Green Music Center, Sonoma State University’s concert venue and home to the Santa Rosa Symphony. Head to downtown Cotati to end the night at Hot Spot, where gourmet comfort food like burgers and shakes are served until 1 a.m.
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