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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 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 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...)

or Lo & Behold

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

Dinner Reservation: Valette

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 (DK Convene is a MUST), 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

Check out of Vacation Rental House/Store luggage on property

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),

Aerena, Bradford BrennerErickson

Great shops: Tamarind​, Rête, Outlander, ereloom, Bon Ton StudioAnthem, Forager, Gathered, Plaza Gourmet, Mr. Moons

Head home. Plan your return.


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