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4th of July Fireworks & Events in Napa Valley 2022

We’re turning up the fun all weekend long with family-friendly parades, celebrations, and live music throughout the five towns. Find a list of everything to do during the 4th of July weekend in Napa Valley below. Calistoga Napa Valley’s rustic and refined Calistoga kicks off its holiday weekend on…

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Winery Cave Tours & Tastings in Napa Valley

Above-ground tasting rooms aren’t the only formal places to sip wine in Napa Valley. Many wineries also offer caves for tasting experiences, too. These caves serve dual purposes—they are cool and humid locations to store wine while it ages to perfection in barrels, and they are both beautiful and…

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month 2022

Napa Valley warmly welcomes LGBTQ+ travelers throughout the year, and especially in the month of June when there is a wide variety of events and attractions focused on LGBTQ+ guests. In addition to near-perfect weather, Napa Valley offers some of the best spots to eat and plenty of places to hang…

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A Father’s Day Guide to Napa Valley

Father’s Day is the day dads get recognition for their tummy tickles, bear hugs, and for just being all-around great dads. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Dad to brunch or a spa treatment – and if you are a dad, it’s a good opportunity to take the afternoon to hang out with the…

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50 Wine Tastings Under $50

The best visits to Napa Valley revolve around epic wine tastings. While tasting fees can add up quickly, some wineries still offer great introductions for a relatively affordable price. We’ve pulled together a list of 50 wineries and tasting rooms with tasting fees at $50 or under to help guide you…

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Best Restaurants to Dine Outside in Napa Valley

There’s nothing quite like a leisurely alfresco meal overlooking the tranquil beauty of Napa Valley Wine Country. With breathtaking scenery and mild weather year-round, Napa Valley has always been an ideal destination to enjoy a meal outside. Many Napa Valley restaurants expanded outdoor dining…

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2022 Outdoor Concerts in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is a feast for the senses, and for the ears, there’s plenty of outdoor live music concerts year-round. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate lounge-style acts to one-of-a-kind outdoor winery stages. Here’s a…

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Best Pools to Lounge By this Summer

While it’s fun to spend days tasting great wine and eating gourmet food, it’s undeniably glorious to sit by a beautiful pool with a novel and a drink in hand, too. Dozens of Napa Valley resorts have pools worth swimming in, but here’s a look at some of the best of the bunch right now. Calistoga…

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Best Winery, Resort, and Inn Wedding Venues

Napa Valley remains one of the most sought-after places in the country to host a destination wedding – and understandably so. With a Mediterranean-like climate, gorgeous landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine, it’s no wonder so many couples opt for a wedding amongst our rolling vineyards…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Napa Valley

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to give moms a shout-out, whether it’s brunch, a gift, or flowers. In Napa Valley, it’s always a great time to treat Mom to a meal or outing to recognize the love and kindness she has exhibited over the years. And if you are a mother, it’s a good opportunity to take…

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