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Rohnert Park

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Rohnert Park is a city located in Sonoma County in the Bay Area of California. Rohnert Park is a small city of about 45,000 residents. The city of Rohnert Park, although beautiful, does not offer much regarding tourism.

Get in[edit]

Rohnert Park is located 50 miles north of San Francisco, and 10 miles south of Santa Rosa. The city is easily accessed through highway 101.

The closest airports are Santa Rosa (STS IATA), San Francisco International Airport (SFO IATA) and Oakland (OAK IATA). The bus to the airport is Airport Express

By train[edit]

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, or SMART, connects Rohnert Park with Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Novato, and San Rafael. Extensions are planned to Cloverdale and Larkspur.

By bus[edit]

Rohnert Park is something of a hub for local bus lines, with service from Sonoma County Transit and Golden Gate Transit.

Get around[edit]

Most people use a personal vehicle, however, there is a bus system and several taxis. The streets are very friendly for bikes, or walking. The two main bus lines are Sonoma County Transit and Golden Gate Transit.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Play tennis, softball or soccer at one of the many parks. Walk or bike on one of the paths that run through the city.

Buy[edit]

Rohnert Park offers a Target, Walmart, Costco, Dollar Tree, Ashley Furniture, Home Depot, among others.

Eat[edit]

In addition to the locally owned places listed here, Rohnert Park also offers many chain restaurants. Supermarkets include Safeway, Raley's, Food Maxx, Grocery Outlet, and Pacific Market

  • Hana Japanese Restaurant, 101 Golf Course Dr. Voted best Japanese restaurant in Sonoma County.
  • Hunan Kitchen. Combo meals for $4-$6. Located on Commerce, behind KFC.
  • Black Bear Diner, 6255 Commerce Blvd. Old fashioned family food for around $10.
  • Mary's Pizza Shack, 101 Golf Course Dr. Delicious Italian food.
  • Taqueria El Favorito. Authentic Mexican food for about $5.
  • 1 Amy's Drive Thru, 58 Golf Course Drive West, +1-707-755-3629. Daily 6AM–10PM. A fast-food restaurant with an all-vegetarian menu of burgers, burritos, pizza, salad, and of course milk shakes. Many vegan and gluten-free options. Aims to use local and sustainable ingredients and materials. Entrees $5.

Drink[edit]

Neighboring city Cotati is famous for a stretch of bars in the downtown area nicknamed 'The Cotati Crawl'. This includes The 8 Ball, Spanky's and a few others.

  • Quincy's Pub.
  • Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Dr, +1 707 665-9472. M-F 10AM-9PM, Sa 5PM-9PM. Sally Tomatoes is a cafe/bar/event center located in the Sonoma Mountain Village Community. ST serves delicious salads, outstanding burgers, some wonderful Italian specialties, and raspberry brownies to die for. Happy Hour is M-F 4PM-6PM. $8-12.

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

The 1 Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library has free wifi and public computers. To use the computers without a library card, you can present identification to request a guest pass.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Rohnert Park
EurekaSanta Rosa  N US 101.svg S  CotatiSan Francisco
ENDSanta Rosa  N Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit logo.svg S  CotatiSan Rafael



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