The Healdsburg area is a wonderful place to relax. Founded in the mid 1800’s by farmers and gold miners, Healdsburg’s climate is mild year round.

Summers are dry with temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s and cool evenings, perfect for a walk in the country.

For directions to the Irish Rose Inn, click here!


From the San Francisco Bay Area, travel north approximately 85 miles on Highway 101 until you reach the Dry Creek Road exit in Healdsburg. Take this exit and turn left at the stop sign at the end of the ramp. You are heading west on Dry Creek Road. Continue for approximately 3.2 miles.

The Irish Rose is at 3232 Dry Creek Road on the left side. Pull into the driveway and proceed to the parking area. If you reach the Dry Creek General Store, you have gone too far!

Healdsburg.  A town renowned for its eclectic offering of all the finest things in life… food, wine, friends and fun.  The charm and genuine down to earth personality of the town is inescapable —from the sounds of jazz and laughter at every town square event, to the enticing aromas of five star cuisine tempting you at every turn.

Healdsburg is surrounded by several of Northern California’s finest regional wine appellations, including Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley. Centrally located to over 100 world class wineries and tasting rooms, Healdsburg is the ideal place to discover all the best that Sonoma County wine country has to offer.

Take a stroll around Healdsburg and discover the treasures and treats of small town individuality that make Healdsburg so special.  World class shopping, renowned art and sculpture, organic locally grown produce and artisanal breads, wines and cheeses, intimate bed and breakfasts, independent bookstores,  treasure troves of antiquing and so much more.

Explore beyond the town square and you’ll find incredible hiking, biking, canoeing, camping, redwoods, rowboats and hot air balloons for aerial views of it all. There is no end to the entertainment in which to partake, or the divine relaxation in which to luxuriate. Lake Sonoma is a short distance down Dry Creek Road to the West.

Have a spa, sip some wine, or take a nap out on the lawn as you take in the tunes of the weekly bands that play in the town square all summer long. Barrel taste wines as the buds bloom into spring. Enjoy a Dickens caroling come winter and watch the wineries hit high gear come fall. Healdsburg is truly a one-of-a-kind experience, a small town for all seasons.

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