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The Sandman, with a central location just off Highway 101, is the perfect launching point from which to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Although known primarily for its wine region and outdoor recreation, Sonoma County has plenty of other things to do, and some great places to explore with the kids!  

  • Safari West

Boasting over 400 acres and home to 900 animals, Safari West is the premier African safari in Northern California. Get up close and personal with the wildlife on an African-style safari tour of the grounds, where you’ll meet giraffes, wildebeests, gazelles, and much more! Best of all, the fun is just minutes from the Sandman, making ours one of the best value hotels near Safari West!

Located 9 miles from the Sandman

  • Museums of Sonoma County

See the diverse international and regional art scene or explore history at one the many museums of Sonoma County. The Art Museum and History Museum, are located together within a stunning Sculpture Garden with rotating outdoor installations. Children and adults will enjoy the Charles M. Schulz Museum and The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County will jump start creativity and curiosity.

  • Railroad Square Historic District

Once a vital agricultural hub and trade intersection, Railroad Square has been restored to its former glory. As one of the main outdoor shopping, entertainment, and dining destinations, Railroad Square is a must-visit. Spend the afternoon browsing the shops lining the square, attend an event, or just appreciate the architectural artistry of the century-old square.

Located 2.8 miles from the Sandman

  • Luther Burbank Gardens

Luther Burbank Gardens is where the world-renowned horticulturist, Luther Burbank, lived and experimented with plants for most of his 50-year career. This Registered National, State & City Historic Landmark is a unique urban garden located at the corner of Santa Rosa and Sonoma Avenues in Santa Rosa, California.

Located 3.4 miles from the Sandman

See the Point of Interest map below for more great places to explore.

Place Name Address Phone Distance Show on Map
Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center 2301 Hardies Lane Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 579-4452 1.31
SRJC Planetarium 1501 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95401 (707) 527-4685 1.96
Sonoma County Museum 425 7th Street Santa Rosa, CA 95401 (707) 579-1500 2.82
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center 5250 Aero Drive Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 579-3004 3.83
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens 204 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 524-5445 3.31
Sonoma County Fairgrounds 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA (707) 545-4200 4.06
Howarth Park 630 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 4.81

Community gathering spot on 152 acres with a lake, plus kids' attractions including a small train.

Green Music Center 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 (866) 955-6040 10.99

Spacious college concert hall with multiple performance venues, outdoor spaces, a restaurant & more.

Safari West 3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 579-2551 8.53

The mission of Safari West is to promote conservation by providing a unique recreational educational experience including information about propagation

6th Street Playhouse 52 W 6th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 (707) 523-3544 2.83
Children's Museum of Sonoma County 1835 W Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 546-4069 1.37

Sonoma County's only Children's Museum, dedicated to instilling a sense of wonder and teaching children (and their parents) about the arts, sciences and the world around them.

Epicenter 3215 Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 708-3742 1.22

Epicenter Sports & Entertainment is the largest indoor sports & entertainment complex on the West Coast. Compete, Eat, Play, Bowl & Watch Sports.

Pacific Coast Air Museum One Air Museum Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707)575-7900 5.92

You’ll find a five-acre field covered with authentic, well-cared-for aircraft. You can crawl under them, look inside wheel wells and bomb bays, peer into cockpits, and actually sit in some of them on Open Cockpit Weekends. Kids love PCAM!

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 546-3600 2.53

A non-profit organization that hosts performances in music, dance, theater, comedy and offers family and arts education programs.

Graton Resort & Casino 288 Golf Course Dr W, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 (707) 588-7100 9
Redwood Empire Ice Arena 1667 West Steele Ln, Santa Rosa CA 95403 (707) 546-7147 1.28

A Santa Rosa icon for over 40 years, Snoopy's Home Ice offers a unique atmosphere for families to enjoy recreational ice skating and a world-class facility to support the goals of local athletes in the sports of Ice Hockey and Figure Skating.

Sonoma TrainTown Railroad 20264 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476 (707) 938-3912 23.98

Located just one mile south of the Plaza in Sonoma,. TrainTown features a quarter scale railroad on 4 miles of track.

Historic Railroad Square 135 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2.86

Railroad Square is the historic heart of the downtown and is Santa Rosa’s “Old Town”.

Sandman Santa Rosa
3421 Cleveland Avenue, CA, 95403, USA
Phone: (707) 293-2100