Visiting Hip Healdsburg, CA – Travel Photo Mondays

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Visiting Hip Healdsburg in Sonoma, California – Travel Photo Mondays

It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing beautiful imagery and personal story telling. You can also check us out on Twitter for Travel Photo Mondays at #tpMondays for more updates and submissions for the day.



Visiting Hip Healdsburg, CA -  Travel Photo Mondays

Visiting Hip Healdsburg, CA – Travel Photo Mondays

Hip Healdsburg in the northern-most fringe of Sonoma wine country has been the in spot to have a luxurious weekend or even longer for those seeking a perfect discovery tour of Northern California. Along with being the in spot to enjoy fabulous wines in award-winning appellations at Dry Creek Valley and Russian River Valley, Healdsburg draws in a visitors world-wide to experience California outdoor lifestyle at it’s best.



It’s a great day when you find to-die-for chocolates while you stroll the main square


Chocolate fix at Sharffenberger in Healdsburg

Chocolate fix at Sharffenberger in Healdsburg



All the activity is centered in the plaza square filled with trendy boutiques, tasting rooms, art filled galleries and world-class restaurants – all the necessary enticements for perfect window shopping, wine imbibing or fun antiquing discoveries. It is all here for those who want the perfect getaway and lux experience.



Here are some photo highlights of what’s cool at Healdsburg, CA:



Healdsburg's central plaza, an oasis of green

Healdsburg’s central plaza, an oasis of green



Unique galleries and cool art finds inspire at Healdsburg



Hip Art finds and galleries at Healdsburg

Hip Art finds and galleries at Healdsburg




Cruising the plaza at Healdsburg

Cruising the plaza at Healdsburg



Organic modern and hip is the new lux in Healdsburg

New hotel h2hotel at Healdsburg

New hotel h2hotel at Healdsburg



Of course, there’s always a cool mural to showcase

Depicting the  landscape of Healdsburg and Sonoma country

Depicting the landscape of Healdsburg and Sonoma country


Even the manhole covers are tres cool!


Manhole covers in Healdsburg

Manhole covers in Healdsburg


Just shop til you drop…


Window shopping is a refined experience in Healdsburg

Window shopping is a refined experience in Healdsburg



Once you had your fill of the trendy and fun in town and want some wine country experience, head on over to Dry Creek Valley close by and enjoy a road trip discovering the area.


Wine tasting in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma

Wine tasting in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma



Here are some posts on wine tasting and road trips in the area:

A road trip through Dry Creek Valley and the local wineries

Enjoying the gorgeous gardens and delicious wines at Ferrari Carano Winery


What do you think, is this someplace you would want to visit if you were in the area? Hope you enjoyed your visit to Hip Healdsburg, CA for Travel Photo Mondays, please visit the rest of the bloggers below to see more stunning places around the world this Monday.

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28 Responses to Visiting Hip Healdsburg, CA – Travel Photo Mondays

  1. elaine schoch August 4, 2014 at 4:15 am #

    I haven’t spent much time in Healdsburg but I love Sonoma wine country and your photos make me want to go back – soon!

  2. Michelle July 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm #

    I really love all your photos as usual, but I think the first one of the flowers and the bridge as well as the vieyard are my favorites!

  3. Ursula Maxwell-Lewis July 9, 2014 at 8:46 pm #

    Looks like a perfect summer retreat.

  4. Suzanne Stavert July 8, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

    Healdsburg is going to be our next wine country destination. Once again, I loved your photos. I look forward to seeing them every Monday!

  5. Sand In My Suitcase July 8, 2014 at 6:06 am #

    We’ve visited Healdsburg – absolutely charming! Stayed at Madrona Manor. Mind you, we were more into the wines – so missed the chocolates unfortunately :-).

  6. Raquel July 8, 2014 at 4:53 am #

    Thank you for the trip to Healdsburg! I have not been there in a few years, but I almost feel like I am there – sipping wine and shopping. Thanks for this!

  7. Anita @ No Particular Place To Go July 8, 2014 at 4:15 am #

    Healdsburg looks like a beautiful place to visit, browse through and spend the day. Such a pretty little town!

  8. budget jan July 8, 2014 at 1:46 am #

    It looks like an interesting mix of elegance, art, food and wine. What’s not to like? 🙂

  9. Catherine July 7, 2014 at 9:44 pm #

    Oh my, I’d need days to wander through this charming little town, including the beautiful vineyards. Love your capture of the manhole… indeed tres cool 🙂

  10. Neva @ Retire for the Fun of it July 7, 2014 at 3:02 pm #

    Now that’s the kind of small town atmosphere that gives a sense of peace and tranquility. Even the fish on the manhole cover looks happy.

  11. Patti July 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm #

    You had me at to die for chocolates – but agreed that Healdsburg area is a lovely area to explore, especially if you have time to just linger through the small towns, the shops, restaurants and the wineries.

  12. Michele Peterson July 7, 2014 at 9:39 am #

    Healdsburg looks like a beautiful spot to visit ( any town with an artisanal chocolatier gets my vote!) and it’s great to see you didn’t miss out on capturing a mural for your collection!

  13. A Cook Not Mad (Nat) July 7, 2014 at 7:36 am #

    Very cute town, nice addition to a road trip.

  14. santafetraveler July 7, 2014 at 7:26 am #

    Healdsburg looks like a great little town- the Scharfenberger sign caught my eye. I’ve been a big fan for years- discovered them when they first went national.

  15. Howard @ July 7, 2014 at 1:55 am #

    As a road trip blogger, I love anything to do with Main Street America, and your lovely photo essay on Healdsburg, CA, hits the spot.

  16. Nancie July 7, 2014 at 12:37 am #

    Looks like a nice place to visit.

  17. Linda ~ Journey Jottings July 6, 2014 at 11:44 pm #

    Love the man hole cover – that really is tres cool!

  18. Dale July 6, 2014 at 9:10 pm #

    Loving those manhole covers 🙂 Though it makes me a little sad to think that people are dumping all sorts of things and need to be told not too. It just makes sense NOT to pollute, right?

  19. muzachan July 6, 2014 at 8:42 pm #

    Beautiful manhole cover 🙂

  20. Rajlakshmi July 6, 2014 at 7:44 pm #

    the wine country looks fabulous. I loved the street views too.

  21. jesh StG July 6, 2014 at 5:08 pm #

    Shop till I drop would probably be what I would do here, unless there’s a well stocked book store:) Thanks for passing on the sites!

  22. Marisol@TravelingSolemates July 6, 2014 at 3:58 pm #

    Organic modern and hip – my kind of place indeed. And that Dry Creek Valley is a big plus. Inviting photos as usual.

  23. Corinne July 6, 2014 at 11:36 am #

    What a gorgeous little place. I would love to window shop here!

    • Corinne July 8, 2014 at 12:52 am #

      Noel, Thanks for linking up with Weekend Travel Inspiration!


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