PureWow.com: “16 Last-Minute 4th of July Getaways You Can Still Book Now”

“To help make planning a breeze (time is ticking, after all), we’ve rounded up the best last-minute 4th of July getaways that are easily accessible from major U.S. cities.

From San Francisco: Sonoma Valley, CA

An hour outside of San Francisco lies the picture-perfect town of Sonoma (aka a less crowded and more wallet-friendly alternative to Napa). It’s not your typical fireworks, parades and hot-dog-eating-contest type of Independence Day trip. Instead of the traditional 4th of July trappings, travelers can expect to sip award-winning vino at gorgeous vineyards, savor delicious food made by world-class chefs that highlights locally grown ingredients, amble around the quaint downtown and soak in the relaxing wine country ambiance. Definitely beats warm beer and burnt burgers, right?”

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