Roadtrips to Russian River

Russian River Through Healdsburg

If you are looking for a way to get away this Summer without having to go too far or spend too much money, Russian River is a great place to take a road trip too.

Whether you are looking to enjoy all the coast has to offer or you are looking to camp there is plenty to do in the area.

Road Trip to Russian River

There is plenty to do in the Russian River area, here are some great ideas on how to spend your time in the area.

  • Canoe Trips
  • SUP boards
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • River Picnics
  • Cycling
  • Skydiving
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Whale Watching

As you can see there is so much to do that you might want to spend more than a day exploring the Russian River area. There are many great camp spots where you can sit by a crackling fire, read a book, play in the river and relax.

3 Things You Have to Check out at Russian River

Play in the River – Country Tire in Guerneville hire tubes out for $22.50. You can spend the whole day tubing on the river. Be sure to pack a picnic so you don’t have to dry off and go to far when you get hungry.

Biking – If you love to bike, Russian River is a perfect place to do it. The Westside Road ride runs from River Road at Hacienda Bridge to Healdsburg. This is a two lane country road with rolling hills. You will ride through vineyards, redwoods, wineries and the Russian River.

Ballooning – If you are looking to spend a little more money on your road trip, Hot Air Ballooning is a must do in Russian River. Both Wine Country Balloons and Up & Away Ballooning provide balloon trips over the Russian River area.

Campsites at Russian River

If you are looking to spend a few nights away without spending hours in the car to get there, these campsites are a great place to stay.

  • Camp Outback – Great for tent camping, Camp Outback is an easy walk to the river. WiFi is available and because only tents are allowed this campsite tends to be quieter than others.
  • Alexander Valley RV Park & Campground – Adjacent to the river this campground offers picnic tables, a convenient store, fishing and canoeing access, tent sites and RV sites.
  • Duncan’s Mills Camping Ground – This is a private RV camping club, offering hiking, biking, kayaking, a gym, entertainment center and easy access to the Russian River. You can try the private campground out with their 3-night special.


This article originally appeared on Self Storage of Windsor’s blog at

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