Fun things to do in Napa Valley

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Napa Valley is a wine lover’s paradise, but you should know about the other exciting activities and attractions that the area offers. Check out this list of our favorites for the next time you visit!


Is there anything more relaxing than fine dining with a heavy side of wine? Not in our book. To experience it all, hop on the Napa Valley Wine Train and it will glide you across the stunning landscape and stop at some of the area’s most outstanding wineries for tours and tastings. While you’re on the train, enjoy a decadent multi-course meal set in an luxurious atmosphere with opulent decor - complimented with more wine, of course!


Soar to new heights and float over the tranquil valley terrain when you book a hot air balloon ride! Almost all tour companies take off at sunrise, and when you see the golden California sun spread across the rolling hills, it’s sure to take your breath away. There’s no better way to see all of Napa.


Napa Valley is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene! Here you’ll find public art galleries, museums, and live entertainment venues like Uptown Theatre and the Napa Valley Opera House.


Ease your mind and treat yourself to a day of pure bliss at one of the numerous wellness centers dappled across town, such as Spa Solage or Spa Terra. Afterwards, get your shop on at Oxbow Public Market or simply peruse the streets to find trendy boutiques and locally owned artisan shops!


At day’s end, you’ll want to offset your day of wine tastings with a delicious meal. Some of Yountville’s top-rated restaurants include Bottega, The French Laundry, and Redd Wood.

Whichever way you decide to spend your north California getaway, you’re sure to leave with lasting memories! From it’s spectacular scenery and wineries to the impeccable fine dining and culture, Napa Valley is the ultimate destination for a dazzling, worry-free escape!

Lauren Fish