Glen Ellen is a small village in the Sonoma Valley of California. Glen Ellen is known as the town where the writer of Call of the Wild, Jack London, lived. In Glen Ellen you can visit a winery, go horseback riding, hiking, and more. If you’re looking to go to some more touristy areas while you’re in California, Glen Ellen is conveniently located within a few hours of major cities, including Sacramento, San Jose, and San Francisco.
Go on a tour through the beautiful Quarryhill Botanical Garden, which has 25 acres of beautiful Asian plants. While in Glen Ellen you can also go horseback riding through Triple Creek Horse Outfit. Horseback rides go through over 20 miles of wineries and redwood trees. You can also go hiking through the Jack London State Historic Park and see the ruins of Jack London’s former mansion. Glen Ellen is known for its’ vineyards and wineries. Visit Imagery Estate Winery to try new wines while you view artwork. At Benzinger Family Winery you can take a tram tour through the vineyards and taste a variety of wines. For dinner, try a wood-fired pizza at Glen Ellen Star. For a more upscale restaurant, try going to Olive & Vine.
San Francisco is about an hour drive from Glen Ellen. See the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, walk through Union Square, and explore Chinatown while you’re in San Francisco. See views of the whole city at the top of the Twin Peaks. You should also try to famous Alcatraz while you are visiting San Francisco. Another day trip you can make from Glen Ellen is Sacramento, which is about an hour and 20 minutes away. In Sacramento you can go to a Kings game, see the animals at the Sacramento Zoo, and even go on an Old Sacramento Underground Tour. San Jose is an hour and 45-minute drive from Glen Ellen. See mummies at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum or walk through the beautiful Municipal Rose Garden. Take the kids to the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, which features exhibits such as Mammoth Discovery and Voyage to Vietnam.
Glen Ellen has a variety of accommodations, ranging from quaint cottages to modern mansions. You can even rent a mansion with your own hot tub and private vineyard. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Glen Ellen vacation rental today!
Sonoma County Transit has a bus system that makes it easy to get in and around Glen Ellen. The fare you pay is not a flat fee but instead depends on how far you are riding the bus. If you don’t want to rely on the bus, renting a car is your best option for vacationing in Glen Ellen.
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