Visit Santa Rosa - Best of Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Sonoma County, California, United States. Its estimated 2014 population was 174,170. Santa Rosa is the largest city in California's North Coast, Wine Country and the North Bay; the fifth most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area after San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, and Fremont; and the 28th most populous city in California.


A visit to the city of Santa Rosa is a one-stop destination to grab the best of the Sonoma County experience. Surrounded by lush wineries, the sunny environs of the city are the best place to grab some of the best vintages produced in the country. Downtown Santa Rosa is home to the museums like Charles. M. Schulz Museum for the Peanuts comic strip and the Sonoma County Museum. Adventure junkies should check out the parks like Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Spring Lake Park and Howarth Parks for hiking. Grab your pair of ice skates and flaunt yourself on the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. You are likely to see some of the buildings constructed in the 18th century still in use in the city. Tourism is a flourishing business in Santa Rosa so grab your bunch and head towards the Californian town.


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  • Save 8% Sonoma Coast Kayak and Hiking Tour
    Sonoma Coast Kayak and Hiking TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    This tour merges two essential Sonoma County activities into one awesome day! Think of it as a best of the best of West Sonom...

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  • Save 8% Sonoma Redwoods Hiking Tour
    Sonoma Redwoods Hiking TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    The redwoods of the Pacific Coast are a must see for visitors from all over the world. California is home to trees that are h...

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  • Healdsburg Half-Day Cycling Wine Tour from Windsor
    Healdsburg Half-Day Cycling Wine Tour from WindsorNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    Bike with this group tour as you ride along the beautiful rolling hills of vineyards through the Russian River Valley Region!...

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Facts and Stats for Santa Rosa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Santa Rosa

    Know the pollution level of Santa Rosa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 2.27 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Santa Rosa: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Santa Rosa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Santa Rosa.

    • Burglary and Theft 22.22 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.78 (Low)
    • Attacks 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.11 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.89 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.22 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.11 (Low)
  • Living in Santa Rosa - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Santa Rosa is 203.92 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 73.2 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.68 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.1 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.23 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.51 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.08 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Santa Rosa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Santa Rosa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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