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Often described as a more laid-back version of Napa, Sonoma is a great honeymoon destination for couples looking for a cozy getaway. Of course, Sonoma is all about wine. Therefore, it's perfect for honeymooners who are wine lovers. Enjoy lazy afternoons sitting among the vines sampling fantastic varietals and delicious cuisine. Some of the best wineries include Ravenswood Winery, Cline Cellars, and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. All of them are set in stunning scenery with grape-lined rolling hills and the Sonoma Mountains off in the distance. Some wineries will help arrange romantic picnics on their grounds. Nearby, couples can visit Sonoma Coast State Park to hike or bike the coastal trails. There is a long stretch of beach, perfect for walking hand-in-hand while listening to the sound of the crashing waves hit the rugged coastline. The region offers many quaint cabins and luxury cottages—ideal for spending some much-needed quality time together. Many accommodations feature hot tubs, bonfire pits, pools and outdoor spaces that offer a perfect place to stargaze while savoring a bottle of local Californian wine.