Only a 15-minute drive north of Santa Rosa, Windsor is a relaxing town in the heart of California’s wine region. Although you won’t find a British castle in this small Sonoma County town, you will feel like royalty here thanks to Windsor’s fantastic dining, shopping, and recreational opportunities. Anyone looking for a chill vacation in a charming small-town atmosphere should seriously look into Windsor vacation rentals. Book A Few Wine Tastings With Napa Valley nearby, it’s no wonder tourists use Windsor as a home base for visiting some of America’s finest wineries. There are well over 200 wineries in the Napa Valley region to explore, so definitely do a bit of research and plan your wine tastings well ahead of time. Harvest season takes place between August and October, but many wineries offer tours year-round. Shop While You Stroll One of the greatest pleasures of visiting Windsor is shopping. Visitors will find most of the smaller shops in the pedestrian-friendly downtown area. In addition to antique stores, you’re also bound to run into family-owned candy shops, apparel stores, and fresh food markets on a tour of Windsor’s downtown. There are also many stores on Old Redwood Highway and Conde Lane if you tire of the downtown area. For those interested in a mall shopping experience, check out the larger Lakewood shopping centers east of Highway 101. Whatever you’re into, you should find one shop that suits your fancy in Windsor. Dine By Windsor’s Town Square Once you’ve finished shopping around town, it’s time to refresh and refuel at one of Windsor’s many exceptional restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for a fine feast or a quick bite, you’ll discover a perfect restaurant for your palate in Windsor’s diverse array of eateries. Most of Windsor’s best restaurants are near the town square on either McClelland Drive or Windsor River Road. Fly Into The Pacific Coast Air Museum Located near the Sonoma County Airport, the Pacific Coast Air Museum (PCAM) is just over the border between Windsor and Santa Rosa. Aviation buffs can’t pass up a visit to this exciting museum. There are over 30 vintage planes on display, many of which guests can climb aboard. The PCAM also hosts many special educational exhibits and events including air shows and VR headsets that simulate aviation. You can visit PCAM on Wednesdays through Sundays between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.