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If I were coming in from out of town and want to spend a long weekend with our favorite couple friends, here's what I would do... 


Casa Dos Palmeras, a luxury Healdsburg Vacation Rental

Perfect for 3 couples: 3 King-size beds/2 full baths, 2 blocks to town. 6 bikes, Party Barn, and if you book after June: a pool.

A 1/2 acre property fully equipped with everything your group needs for a fun-filled weekend together.

Day 1 Agenda

Fly into Sonoma County Airport (STS)

[Fun Fact: Wine flies free on Alaska Air. 1 case/person]

Make arrangements in advance to have the hosts pick your group up from the airport

and take you to your vacation rental.

Make arrangements in advance to have the bar stocked

and a charcuterie + cheese platter (sandwiches too maybe?) ready & waiting for your arrival.

Grab a drink & a nibble & settle into the property.

Maybe play a quick game of corn hole, pool or ping pong in the backyard Party Barn...

Freshen up. It's time to go out.

Walk into town.

Grab a cocktail @ Young & Yonder Spirits (call ahead of time and have them save you a spot...)

Redeem your private wine tasting & gallery tour @ The Harris Gallery

Dinner Reservation: Campo Fina 

Night cap? Feeling rowdy: John & Zeke's for some Liar's Dice

Something more sophisticated? Rooftop @ Harmon Guest House

Walk home.

Boardgames and a final-final in the kitchen.

Day 2 Agenda

Make arrangements to have your preferred milk/milk alternative stocked in your fridge

 Coffee & a brisk 4 mi walk around the Magnolia Loop, just out your front door

Ro-Sham-Bo to see who's going to bike & pick up some pastries @ Quail & Condor downtown...

Bring back to house to share w besties

Hop on bikes, Westside Rd wine-tasting day!

Wine Tasting Reservations @ BACA, 2 blocks west

Head next door to Bacchus Landing for more wine tasting, snacks & bocce

Head back to your house and hang by the pool & relax...

Make arrangements in advance to have the fridge stocked w/all the ingredients for a pizza party

-Make pizzas and hang in the backyard dining room under the olive trees-

Or...make arrangements in advance to have a private chef come to the house

& make a beautiful dinner for your group

Hang in the backyard Party Barn

Day 3 Agenda

Coffee around the outdoor fire pit followed by an on-demand Peloton yoga class in the private gym

Walk to your brunch reservations @ The Madrona (2.5 blocks west)

Explore Downtown Healdsburg:

Gallery Strolling : The Harris Gallery Art & Wine (for fine art + premium wine-tasting),

Arena, Bradford Brenner, Stanford, Erickson

Great shops: Anthem, Forager, Gathered, Plaza Gourmet, Mr. Moons

Head home. Plan your return.


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