Music lovers have always enjoyed the beautiful natural surroundings of Novato. In the 1960's, bands like the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and the Jefferson Airplane flocked to Rancho Olompali—now Olompali State Park—while David Crosby put the tree in his Novato backyard on the iconic Déjà Vu album sleeve.
Follow in their footsteps with a North Bay getaway of your own. We’re close to wine country and alive with music. There’s jazz at Rickey’s, classic Americana at the HopMonk Tavern, authentic Irish bar ambience at Finnegan’s and barrel room concerts at Trek Winery. A friendly welcome awaits at our award-winning hotels too.