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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Santa Rosa?
If your trip to Santa Rosa is all locked in but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens is a must-see attraction in this wonderful city. Stop in and see what it’s all about.Plan a stop at Charles M. Schulz Museum. It’s one sight you’ll find on most travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have some space on that travel itinerary, Luther Burbank Home and Gardens and Laguna de Santa Rosa will keep you busy as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Santa Rosa?
Ocean Cove is a road-trip destination you may want to look into. It’s 35 miles away and offers plenty of things to see and do. Stillwater Cove Regional Park is one great example. Another place worth visiting is Downtown Berkeley, 45 miles away. Here you’ll discover UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall.
Where are the best beaches near Santa Rosa?
There’s nothing as dazzling as being beside the ocean at nightfall. Take a leisurely drive to Johnson’s Beach and get a glimpse of the sun’s rays sparkling on the water before it sinks into the horizon. You’ll find this gorgeous stretch of coastline 16 miles from Santa Rosa.
Where are the best convention centers near Santa Rosa?
Hang out with some of the locals while you’re in Santa Rosa by heading to an event at one of the great convention centers. There are a few terrific things on, so take a look at the schedule and set aside a day. Recommended places include:

  • Krug Event Center (16 miles away).
  • Tomales Town Hall (17 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Santa Rosa?
Having your own ride in Santa Rosa will give you the freedom to go where you want, when you want. Maybe you’d like to leave the big city behind, hit the open road, and go wherever the wind takes you. If that’s the case, grab the keys to one of our full-size or mid-size SUVs and explore the sandy shores in the surrounding area. If you just can’t get enough of city life, take to the wheel of something small. Navigating bumper-to-bumper traffic will be a lot less stressful with a compact or mini car.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Santa Rosa?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to head off on an unforgettable road trip around Santa Rosa, a roomy SUV could be the best solution. If you’re hoping for a fantastic bargain and plan to stick to city driving, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is choose what’s the best fit, load up the car, and clock up those miles.
Is it difficult to park in Santa Rosa?
For the most part, finding a place to park the car in Santa Rosa is easy. If you’re heading to one of the busier sights in town, it would be wise to consider parking options before you go.
Does Santa Rosa have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Santa Rosa is around 175,000, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, major roads can get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in Santa Rosa?
There sure are. In Santa Rosa, speed limits range from 20mph to 65mph. Most built-up areas have a default speed limit of 25mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Sonoma County?
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may forward your contact information to local authorities so the fine is issued straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Santa Rosa?
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Santa Rosa, and you may also be issued a fine for simply holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Santa Rosa?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Santa Rosa is 0.08%. If you’re planning on partying, leave your rental wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Santa Rosa?
Yes, you may turn on a red light in Santa Rosa. Firstly though, you have to bring the car to a total stop. Continue only when the lane you are turning into is clear of approaching traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Sonoma County?
Yes. However, there may be exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.

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City pick-up location Santa Rosa
Lowest price $15
Popular car types: SUV, Full size, Economy & Standard

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