Welcome to Santa Rosa! Wine and food country, redwood forests, rushing rivers and lazy lakes. Santa Rosa ‘s charming town center is lined with interesting shops and restaurants that entice casual diners and gourmets alike. Come explore California’s cornucopia! Located a short 55 miles north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa is a vibrant community overflowing with all you love about California. Santa Rosa is a good jumping off point to the rest of Sonoma County.