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Retirement Living in Sonoma Valley Wine Country - California


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Area Description

Sonoma Valley, in California's famous wine country, is the perfect place to retire. With 17 miles of rolling hills, vineyards, quaint shops, spas and countless parks, Sonoma Valley offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. Touted as one of the "friendliest" cities in America by Conde Nast Traveler, mix and mingle with the locals and visitors as you exchange pleasantries in the friendly town.

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   Get outdoors to one of Sonoma Valley’s 13,000 acres of state and regional parks where you can hike, bike, run and experience the serene beauty of wine country. Take a park tour on foot or horseback and view ancient redwoods, historical buildings once the home of Jack London, reservoirs and hiking trails through the vineyards and mountainsides. Stop at a deli and pack a picnic with your favorite cheeses, charcuterie and of course, Sonoma Valley wine, and find your perfect picnic spot to relax and just enjoy your day. Escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy the solace of wine country.

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Arts in Sonoma Valley flourish, from museums and galleries, to live music concerts, theatre performances and more.

Public transportation




Sonoma County Transit offers busses around Sonoma Valley, and to the nearby city of Santa Rosa.

Medical Facilities


Sonoma Valley Hospital and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center offer medical facilities to locals.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  37.3  47.9  58.4  6.5 "
 Feb  39.9  51.8  63.6  6.1 "
 Mar  41.4  54.2  67.0  4.6 "
 Apr  43.0  57.5  72.1  1.6 "
 May  46.4  62.3  78.2  0.8 "
 Jun  50.3  67.9  85.5  0.2 "
 Jul  51.9  70.8  89.8  0.1 "
 Aug  51.8  70.6  89.4  0.1 "
 Sep  50.3  68.7  87.1  0.3 "
 Oct  46.3  63.2  80.1  1.7 "
 Nov  40.7  53.6  66.5  4.2 "
 Dec  36.5  47.5  58.6  4.5 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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Cost of Living for Sonoma Valley Wine Country, CA

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Senior Assistance in Sonoma Valley Wine Country, CA

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for countless nonprofits in Sonoma to stay busy! From Transcendence Theatre Company, the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau, Sonoma International Film Festival, Boys & Girls Clubs and more, there are plenty of events and organizations to donate your time to.

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