The Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Walkabout in Wine Country

Eight years ago, Glen Ellen residents Greg and Mary Guerrazzi took an adventurous trek in the Dolomites, a mountainous region of Italy.

“My wife and I are avid hikers,” Greg said. “We thought it was great to walk from village to village, enjoying food and lodging as we went, having our baggage waiting for us

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Marie Claire: Mental Getaway

Sonoma Valley Runner’s Trek, Sonoma County, CA.  What it is:  A five day adventure for those who love to run and drink wine (but not at the same time).  What you get:  Eight to 11 mile self-guided morning runs through state parks, ending with splendid views and a picnic lunch; afternoon vineyard tours and cave

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The Nest: 8 Best Healthy Escapes for Couples

Come back from vacation feeling like a new person after one of these active escapes…Sonoma Valley Runner’s Trek, Sonoma County, California.  This is the trip for runners (and winos)!  This five day journey will take you through beautiful wine country USA, where you’ll end some of the most scenic runs of your life with a

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Walk About: Wine Country Trekking--Travel company unites walkers and wineries for splendor among the grapes

Wine-loving walkers take notice:  Now you can blend your passion for vineyard hopping with a healthy hike.  San Francisco-based Wine Country Trekking offers self-guided tours that take you from city streets into the heart of California wine country.  Tours are designed for walkers and runners, from the fabulous fit to the weekend day-tripper.

From “Wine

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Runner's World: Breath Taking--It's the Ultimate Runner's Getaway

“…I’m here for an adventurous four-day, 42 mile run through Marin County, a place with a reputation for fearsome hills and arguably the country’s best trail running…The parks contain forests of towering redwoods, a coastline where elephant seals bellow on secluded beaches, and hills harboring Tule elk and half the bird species in North America…The

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MSNBC: Easy Kid-Free Getaways

“Face it: You’re never hiking the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail, even if it’s one of the ultimate child-free vacations. But a wine-tasting hike you can do. Luxury outfitter Wine Country Trekking sends clients on self-guided walks through wooded trails, country lanes, and hilly vineyards about 30 miles northwest of San Francisco. On one of its best-priced

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National Geographic Traveler: Tours of a Lifetime

“We were thrilled to discover that many outfitters share our vision that travel should ultimately not be acquisitive and superficial but connect us more deeply to the planet and to the people in it,” notes Norie Quintos, senior editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine.  “The other wonderful thing we discovered is that one doesn’t necessarily

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Prevention Magazine: Healthy Getaways

“Head to California for a truly special vineyard tour with Wine Country Trekking.  Not only will you get to sample antioxidant-packed wines and delicious local foods, but you’ll also walk off those extra vacation calories as you hike your way through the gorgeous hills of Sonoma.  Take in the scenery of the private estate wineries

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