When it comes to things to do in Sonoma, wine tasting is only the beginning! We’ve compiled a resource here to guide you to the very best experiences in Sonoma. Choose from outdoor adventures, things to do besides wine tasting, things to do with kids, activity options for groups, team-building ideas for corporate groups and more!

Included in our extensive roundup below: Six totally free things to do in Sonoma, more than 20 family-friendly things to do and more than 25 things to do in Sonoma besides wine tasting.

Spend a Day Biking to Wineries

Spend a Day Biking to Wineries

Don’t leave Sonoma without slowing down to experience it by bike! Join a guided bike tour hosted by a knowledgeable local Tour Guide and visit local wineries for tastings. Or rent bikes and chart your own course with the aid of Sonoma Valley Bike Tours’ custom route maps and advice from their knowledgeable team. Custom private tour options are also available for both leisure groups and corporate team-building activities.

Learn More: Sonoma Valley Bike Tours

Soar Above the Vineyards

Soar Above the Vineyards

Experience a Sonoma sunrise in a magical way you’ll never forget. Your experienced and knowledgeable pilot will act as your guide pointing out local points of interest and the valley’s extraordinary beauty. Enchantment, romance and excitement fill every colorful moment of this graceful adventure.

Learn More: Up & Away Ballooning, Sonoma Valley Balloons, Wine Country Balloons

Take Flight in a Vintage Biplane

Take Flight in a Vintage Biplane

Strap on your flying helmet, climb up the wing and get snug in the open-air cockpit of a vintage biplane for a thrilling, nostalgic and ultra-romantic tour of wine country. Choose to tour the majestic vineyard landscape or opt for a flight south towards San Francisco with views of the Marin Headlands and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Learn More: Vintage Aircraft Co., Napa Valley Biplane, Coastal Air Tours

Go Underground

Go Underground

The naturally cool, humid environment of underground caves provides ideal conditions for aging and storing wines. The dimly lit, musty environs also hold an undeniable romance, making a cave tour & tasting high on the “must do” list while in Sonoma. Keep in mind that cave temperatures vary little throughout the year – averaging 58-65 degrees – so take care to bring a light sweater for any winery experience that will include a tour of the caves.

Learn More: Buena Vista, Benziger, Kunde Estate, Gundlach-Bundschu

Play a Game of Bocce

Play a Game of Bocce

When you realize the sport of bocce originated with the Greeks and the Romans, it makes sense why it feels so natural to play with a glass of wine in hand. The rules are simple and it’s easy to learn, making it a game beginners can learn to enjoy quickly. Contact wineries ahead; bocce court reservations may be required.

Learn More: Landmark Vineyards, Chateau St. Jean, Imagery Estate, Liana Estates, Larson Family, Matanzas Creek

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