Hang Ah Dim Sum authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa, California

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Dim Sum at Hang Ah of Santa Rosa

If you’ve been eating Chinese food in Santa Rosa your whole life, you’ve been living a lie! Hang Ah Dim Sum Restaurant, by some accounts, is the only authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa.

China is one of the biggest sources for US tourism, so being able to refer them to authentic Chinese food is crucial for our rental car agency. A recent report from Business Insider said 1.8 million Chinese tourists visited America and spent a whopping $21.1 billion in 2014. That number could top $80 billion by 2021, writes Avery Booker at China Luxury Advisors. So, if you fly into STS and rent a car from Sixt, Hang Ah has authentic Chinese food just 15 minutes away in downtown Santa Rosa. Continue reading

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Peanuts Movie Sparks Travel Interest to Sonoma County

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Peanuts Movie Sparks Interest in Santa Rosa and Charles M. Schulz Airport #PeanutsMovie

The people at Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa say The Peanuts Movie is bringing more attention to Sonoma County.  The creator of Peanuts lived in Sonoma County for 57 years, and was so beloved by the community that after his death they named the Sonoma County Airport (STS) after him. Continue reading

Charlie Brown, why don’t people in Sonoma County fly out of STS?

Peanuts Statues - Charlie Brown & Linus - at The Charles M. Schulz -- Sonoma County Airport (STS)
The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Linus: Charlie Brown, why don’t people in Sonoma County fly out of STS?

Charlie Brown: I don’t know, Linus. Maybe they enjoy driving the extra 2 hours to SFO and OAK in their Sixt rental car?

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(JOIN NOW) Where can you find all of the best stuff in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and Northern California; the best cars, travel destinations, food, lodging, shopping, entertainment, activities, events, sight-seeing and great deals on pre-owned (used) cars and rental cars — all in one place? You are here.  This is where it all begins and you are our newest member of the See More Auto Club. Just tell our friendly staff that you are a member of the See More Auto Club to get a Free Upgrade on your next reservation from Sixt rent a car (subject to availability), as well as other great offers down the line. Continue reading

Celebrate the Bounty of Sonoma County at the 2015 Harvest Fair, Oct. 2-4

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Judging for the Pro Foods Competition at the 2015 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Award-winning wines, culinary delights, cooking demonstrations and a good old fashioned grape stomp

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – September 8, 2015 – Sonoma County Harvest Fair is preparing to celebrate its 41st anniversary, October 2, 3 and 4. Now in its fourth decade, the Harvest Fair has draws Bay Area locals and visitors from across the globe to the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. If you’re traveling from outside the area, fly into STS – the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport and rent a car from Sixt rental cars. Continue reading

Snowbirds Headline 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show

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Canadian Snowbirds will soar over Sonoma County September 26-27, 2015

The Canadian Snowbirds will star in the 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show, organized by the Pacific Coast Air Museum September 26-27 at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport STS in Santa Rosa, California. Make sure to rent a car from Sixt for this exciting event.

The 2015 air show will also feature ‘Wings of Blue,’ the U.S. Air Force Sky Diving Team, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, an F-86 and MiG-15 Chase Demo, as well as top name aerobatic performers, warbird fly-bys, static aircraft displays, President’s Club Seating, a performer’s reception, climb-aboard aircrafts, great food and fun for the whole family.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team is a Canadian nine ship precision formation team composed of serving members of the Canadian Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the North American public. Serving as Canadian ambassadors, the Snowbirds demonstrate the Skill, Professionalism and Teamwork inherent in the women and men of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces. Learn more at the Wings Over the Wine Country Website, http://wingsoverwinecountry.org/.

Rent a 2016 Smart Car electric drive at Sixt rent a car of STS

Remember recently we added a Smart Car to our fleet? Well, we’ve doubled down and this time, it’s ELECTRIC!

Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa, California is proud to offer the 2016 Smart Car Electric Drive with service now inside the terminal at The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS). This electrified Smart Car helps avoid gas station lines simply by plugging into any normal household electrical outlet at a cost of only about $1.20 a day. (Grounded and professionally installed 120 volt electrical outlets are strongly recommended.)

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2016 Smart Car electric drive parked in front of Kendall Jackson Vineyards
“We wanted everyone to drive around in the wine country in an EV,” said Sixt rent a car franchise owner Steve Schneider demonstrating the charger on video. “There’s EV charging stations everywhere.” Continue reading

Sixt rent a car franchisee opens new in-terminal branch at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Sixt rent a car logo in press release about Franchise opening at The Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, CaliforniaFT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of a new branch to service the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California. This is the second Sixt branch in Sonoma County, preceded by a branch that opened last year which services the Santa Rosa local area.

“The new, in-terminal Sixt branch will provide great convenience for customers flying in,” said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. “We look forward to providing great service and vehicles to incoming travelers, all at a reasonable price.”

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Sixt rent a car inside STS terminal

Sonoma County has many attractions like golf, cycling, beaches, shopping, and is also well-known for its fine cuisine and wine culture,” said Sixt franchise owner Steve Schneider. “We are grateful for the response from the community and have doubled the size of our initial fleet with premium-cars and staff to meet the needs and wishes of our customers.” ===> SEE MORE

Visit Jack London State Park in 2016, the 100th anniversary of his death

winery in The Valley of the Moon - Sonoma County near Glen Ellen Jack London Historic State Park
Jack London’s estate includes a vineyard still in production today.
The Valley of the Moon is a magical place situated in the foothills of Sonoma County filled with history, charming villages, rustic wineries and breathtaking scenery.  It is where famed author Jack London spent the final years of his life, and 2016 will be a hundred years since his death.

Jack London State Historic Park is located in the famed “Valley of the Moon,” also known as Sonoma Valley, where the author of “White Fang,” “Call of the Wild,” and “The Sea Wolf’ called home.  The park is just 35 minutes from The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa. Continue reading

Climb Mount Tamalpais for a Bird’s Eye View of Marin County

View from Mt. Tamalpais

If you are driving through San Francisco or across the Golden Gate Bridge, and you see a tall mountain to the north, you are seeing the most southern tall peak of California’s North Coast and the highest point in Marin County. Mount Tamalpais, with its spectacular views, redwood and oak groves, climbs up to an elevation of 2,571 feet.

Marin County is one county south of us at Sixt rental cars of Fulton, California. If you are flying into The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS), Mt. Tam is a 60 mile drive south on Hwy 101 and up the curvy roads to the top, about an hour and 25 minutes one-way. On a clear day, visitors can see the Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea, the Marin County hills, San Francisco and the bay, hills and cities of the East Bay, and Mount Diablo. On rare occasions, the Sierra Nevada’s snow-covered mountains can be seen 150 miles away. Continue reading