cruising sonoma: 8 Best Swim Spots To Take A Dip This Summer

When the days get hotter and longer, there's nothing better than going for a swim. Lucky for us, we live in an area abundant with the best swimming spots. Grab your swimsuit - we've got a list of our 8 favorite swimming spots for the next time you're in the mood for taking a dip.

Johnson's Beach

This beach on the Russian River is a popular spot for summer swimming. Be sure to bring some floaties for an extra-relaxing float in the river. You can also stay overnight at Johnson's Beach! They offer several rental options including Johnson's Beach Lodge, Cabins, and campgrounds.

*Hours: May 19-Jun 16 (weekends) | Jun 16 - Sep 7 (daily) | Sep 15 - Sep 23 (weekends)

Lake Sonoma

Located in Healdsburg, the marina at Lake Sonoma Resort is a great swimming beach spot perfect for taking a dip. The spot also offers a barbecue area and snack shop.

*Hours: the Marina is open year-round, Sunday-Thursday, 8am-6pm and Friday-Saturday, 8am-7pm