In Old Town Santa Rosa, restored turn-of -the-century buildings are filled with specialty shops, antique stores, fantastic restaurants and classy hotels. This area is known as Railroad Square and was developed in the 1880s when the first trains arrived in Santa Rosa. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The old train depot has been restored and is home to the California Welcome Center as well as the Santa Rosa Convention and Visitors Bureau. There you will find everything you need to plan your trip and maximize your stay.
You’ll find dining for all tastes and budgets, plenty of diverse and charming shops and inviting tasting rooms and wine shops.
For those who love browsing and collecting antiques, Railroad Square is Santa Rosa’s Antique Row, with many shops to choose from. Looking for glitz? Railroad Square jewelry shops offer a full array~from vintage and estate to contemporary designs.
Christmas time is a special delight in Railroad Square, with festivities throughout the month of December, including free carriage rides and a holiday lighting ceremony.
Railroad Square is a wonderful central location for exploring the entire county, and you will find a number of places to stay, from a national hotel/spa to a charming historic hotel and restaurant. With over a dozen restaurants, your dining choices could not be more complete.
Railroad Square is located in Santa Rosa, off Highway 101 at the Downtown exit. For more information call (707) 578-8478. www.railroadsquare.net