Travel & Accomodations
Air Travel - Those traveling by air can fly into the following airports:
Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa (two miles from Windsor High School (location of T2, expo and finish line) The Sonoma County Airport is serviced by Alaska Air which has direct flights from Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles and San Diego, as well as connecting service from other parts of the U.S.
Oakland International Airport (77 miles from Windsor and Windsor High School)
San Francisco International Airport (77 miles from Windsor and Windsor High School)
Other airport options, though a bit farther away, would be Sacramento International Airport (SMF) which is approximately 115 miles from Windsor, and San Jose International Airport (SJC) which is 105 miles from Windsor.
Airport Shuttles -
If you need transportation from the airport to Santa Rosa, please look into Sonoma County Airport Express They have buses that leave from both the San Francisco and Oakland airports.
Sonoma County is a popular destination during the summer months and there are other events taking place on the same weekends as the Vineman races, so please book your accomodations as soon as possible to guarantee the hotel and rooms that you want.
With regard to the best locations, we advise staying in Windsor, Northern Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, or Guerneville.
We will be adding more hotels as room blocks are confirmed.
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Rosa For questions, please call 1-800-359-7094
Fountaingrove Inn Hotel & Conference Center
Hampton Inn & Suites Windsor - Sonoma Wine Country
- 3-night minimum
- 45 day cutoff of the above discounted rate (standard rates will still be available after this)
- Full amount required 30 days prior to check in
- 30 day cancelation to avoid penalties
- Rates are based on space availability basis
Hilton Sonoma Wine Country
Hotel La Rose
To receive the discounted rate, call the hotel directly at 707-579-3200. Use code VINEMAN. This is a smaller hotel located in Santa Rosa's historic Railroad Square. Discounted rates are $149/night for the weekend of Ironman 70.3 Vineman.
For other lodging options please go to: www.sonomacounty.com or www.sonoma.com
For lodging in Guerneville and the surrounding area, go to: www.russianriver.com
Vineman has established reduced group rates and room blocks at the above facilities to assist in your lodging needs for our events. Any commission or rebate received will go towards race-related lodging costs associated with our events.
For those looking for camping options in the area, go to: http://www.russianrivertravel.com/campingrvs.htm
Just a reminder that the finish line/T2 and packet pickup are in Windsor and the closest towns are Healdsburg and Santa Rosa. The swim start is in Guerneville and the closest towns are Forestville and Monte Rio.