Sonoma Coast

Recognized for diverse wineries, unique attractions and breathtaking natural beauty

SONOMA COUNTY, – Sonoma County has won Frommer’s Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Place to Go in 2020. The travel brand’s annual accolade lists destinations that are off the beaten path and have a wealth of culture, adventure, food and scenery. Honorees are decided by a global team of award-winning editors and writers, and the winner is decided by a public vote.

Sonoma County was recognized for its notable and extensive wine region, generous range of outdoor activities and resiliency. Frommer’s Travel Guide also described the region as “expansive, with a variety of appellations to explore,” highlighting the wineries, scenery and attractions throughout Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, and the Russian River Valley.

The destination sits at the top of a prominent list among 19 other destinations, outlasting international competition like Tokyo (Japan), The Bahamas, Papua New Guinea, Dubai, Cambodia and Greenland. Other United States destinations include: The Big Island (Hawaii), Plymouth (Massachusetts), and Indiana.

“We are thrilled to have won Frommer’s Readers’ Choice Award for the best place to travel to in 2020,” said Claudia Vecchio, CEO of Sonoma County Tourism. This accolade is a direct reflection of the unique offerings and experiences the region provides and echoes how ‘Life Opens Up’ in Sonoma County where we encourage visitors to connect with this special place, and with one another.”

To see the full accolade list, visit Frommer’s Best Places to Go in 2020