The wine country town of Healdsburg caters to those who like the quaint old town feel but also enjoy high end retail, restaurants & hotels. A resort unto itself, the Hotel Healdsburg caters to those who want to indulge in a luxurious experience. They offer a full service spa, pool, country gardens and the 5 star restaurant, The Dry Creek Kitchen.
The Healdsburg farmer's market is held on the town's historic Plaza Saturday mornings and caters to Healdsburg locals, tourists & neighboring incredible restaurants like BarnDiva, Bravas Bar de Tapas & the 3 Michelin star-SingleThread Farm. The appellations Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley cater to some of Healdsburg's most celebrated wineries: Quivira, Rafanelli and Longboard Vineyards to name a few.
Healdsburg caters to Jazz & Blues enthusiasts every summer. Thanks to the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, the town has become a cultural hotspot. San Francisco critics claim it to be the best small jazz festival in the country. Tuesdays in the Plaza music series caters to the locals of Healdsburg. It's like a big town picnic with music ranging from Latin to Jazz to Rhythm & Blues.
The town of Healdsburg also caters to sporting enthusiasts. It's sprawling wine country roads are sought after by world class cyclists. Spoke Folk Cyclery has rental bikes for all levels of cycling experience. There are easy bike trips to wineries, the Russian River and numerous other Sonoma Valley destinations.
The beautiful Russian River winds itself through the town of Healdsburg and caters to those who want to see the wine country from a different vantage point: a kayak. River's Edge Kayaks offers guided and self guided tours passing vineyards, meadows & Redwood forests with opportunities to see Snowy Egrets, Blue Herons, turtles and otters.