BEST WESTERN PLUS Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center
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Time for wine country. First up we stopped for breakfast in Mendocino, a New England style village just south of Fort Bragg, which was pretty but still a bit gloomy in the fog. We'd followed the coast - and been under cloud cover - so long now that we headed inland in desperate search of the sun, and found ourselves driving through the spectacular …
Today we left Oregon and drove into CA. We were still in the mountainous area so the scenery was mostly pine trees and foothills. Then, all of a sudden, we saw this huge mountain in the distance. We kept driving closer and closer and we went around a big curve in the road and there it was - Mt. Shasta, another 14,000' mountain in the Cascade Range.
If you look at a topographical map of the west, you can ...
... was very hot in the valley so being up stairs made it very hot. We had some air conditioning but not enough to cool things down. The manager didn't live on sight so we were left to fend for ourselves along with 6 other couples. However to be fair the owner did leave some wine and sherry to help ourselves to and his wife is a chef so our breakfast was amazing. We were also infested with bugs and between ...
... Sonoma, which has a cute park/square in the center surrounded by neat old buildings. The square also had a tiny pond with ducks with unusual hair-dos (see pics below).
Based on tips at the Sonoma visitor’s center, we found a campsite in a state park ($35) and set-up then headed just down the road to an Italian restaurant. Good stuff and some good Chianti (when in wine country…), and then back to camp for one of the more ...
... been the official Ronald McDonald. As you would expect from his previous job, he had quite the sense of humor, as did his winery. There were large pictures on the wall that displayed people dressed as clowns doing comical things. The artwork was joined by multiple rubber chickens that helped to set the mood. The woman leading the tasting, the owner's wife, let us know, "There are no rules here." It was the perfect combination of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
It was the perfect place for us. The rooms were spacious and clean. The beds were comfortable and the location accessible.
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