The Orchard

A 55+ Community in Santa Rosa, CA

Area Attractions

Boasting a perfect Mediterranean climate, Santa Rosa is known for its award-winning vineyards, top-notch recreational opportunities, and fascinating historical sites. Now that you’re retired, you can truly enjoy the area’s attractions at your leisure.

Shopping and Dining

Hop in your car and discover an array of nearby shopping and dining options. Within a 10-minute drive you’ll find everything from French and Italian eateries to wine bars and cafés. Shopping is even more plentiful, with farmers markets and numerous shopping centers in a 6-mile radius. Some excellent options include:

  • Historic Railroad Square
  • Whistlestop Antiques
  • Santa Rosa Plaza
  • Montgomery Village Shopping Center
  • Coddingtown Mall
  • Wednesday Night Market- in Downtown Santa Rosa, open from May – August.
  • West End Farmers Market- in Railroad Square, open from April – November.

Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the area’s clear blue skies and explore an active outdoor lifestyle. Options are only minutes away!

  • Armstrong Redwood Nature Reserve Trails – Transport back in time as you walk amongst the 1,000-year-old coastal redwoods. Make sure to check out the Parson Jones Tree, which stands at a skyscraping 310 feet.
  • Luther Burbank Home & Gardens - Explore Burbank’s Greek Revival home, including many of the naturalist's creations and the beautiful greenhouse he built in 1889.
  • Annadel State Park – Known for its large variety of wildflowers, the park features miles of hiking, biking, and riding trails. If you would rather cast a line, Lake Ilsanjo is a great fishing spot for black bass and bluegill.
  • Spring Lake Park – Home of the Environmental Discovery Center and the Lakeside Grill, this 320-acre park offers bicycling and horseback riding, a summer swimming lagoon, a lake for boating and fishing, campgrounds, and picnic areas.
  • Up & Away Ballooning – Experience majestic views of Sonoma County followed by a gourmet farm-to-table breakfast post-flight.

Entertainment and Culture

If you're passionate about something, you’ll find it here in Sonoma County.

  • Theatre patrons: Take in productions by the Summer Repertory Theater, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the 6th Street Playhouse, and the North Bay Theater Group.
  • Music lovers: Don’t miss the Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra and shows at the Green Music Center in Rohnert Park.
  • History buffs: Explore Santa Rosa’s first home, the Carrillo Adobe, built in 1837. Be sure to check out the Sonoma County Museum (originally a post office and federal building), the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, and the Victorian homes in Old Downtown’s neighborhoods.
  • Art enthusiasts: The Sonoma County Museum holds regular art exhibits and is the home for the Arts Council of Sonoma County.

Close-by Conveniences

The community also offers easy access to several grocery stores, medical centers, and public transportation outlets. Contact us today to learn more!


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