Bay Area casinos are what make your weekend getaway worth the trip!

Northern California is unlike anywhere in the nation. Within two hours of the state capital in Sacramento, you could find yourself in pretty much any environment imaginable. Known as “The City of Trees,” Sacramento is a great jumping off point for quite a variation of destination locations. If you want mountains and snow or beaches and city nightlife, Northern California is the spot.

The world-famous Napa Valley may be your best option when it comes to Northern California destinations, as it offers a beautiful scenic setting while being close enough to San Francisco to enjoy the nightlife. A full day of wine tasting followed by an evening of exploring the Bay Area entertainment and cityscape makes for one of the most unique destination experiences out there.

Also offering world famous wineries and a chance to float above the valley in a hot air balloon, the experiences that the valley has available to you are endless. Just outside of the of Napa’s city limits are the towns of Middleton, Sonoma and Healdsburg.

All three options for a Bay Area weekend getaway are wonderfully historic towns filled with small shops, coffee houses and quaint restaurants. Middleton offers one of the best Bay Area casinos, Twin Pine Casino and is considered a Bay Area entertainment hotspot. Twin Pine has also been awarded a Three Diamond rating form AAA and a Gold Medal Accommodation from Touring and tasting magazine.

Sonoma combines country relaxation with great food, many outdoor events (especially in the summer) and excellent spas. MacArthur Place is a luxury hotel with a spa and beautiful gardens in Sonoma. The hotel’s gardens feature 100 species of trees, some of which were planted more than a century ago. Stroll through the orchard, which has 12 different kinds of fruit trees, and view original sculptures and fountains that decorate the gardens. No trip to Sonoma would be complete without a wine tasting and tour of at least one of the local wineries.

So there you have it, whether you’re looking for a casino in the Bay Area or just want to indulge in a weekend getaway of wine tasting your way through the Napa Valley, the Sacramento Valley is a great “jumping off” point for Bay Area getaways!