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The Visit Napa Valley Blog

A Dream Do-Over: Micro Weddings and Elopements in Napa Valley

So you postponed your wedding in 2020, and now you’re re-thinking the whole concept of a blowout ceremony with hundreds of guests. The good news is, Napa Valley is the ultimate destination for an intimate ceremony that you’ll remember forever. Whether it’s an elopement with just the two of you, or a…

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The Napa Valley Taco Trail

For most, thoughts of dining in Napa Valley conjures up visions of meticulously-plated Michelin-star masterpieces (and prices to match). While of course visitors to Napa Valley can enjoy world-renowned cuisine served up by famous chefs around just about every corner, the bounty of fresh produce in…

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Insider's Guide to RAD Napa

We've teamed up with some of our favorite local outdoor adventurers to explore the best places hidden gems in Napa Valley. In this edition, we're getting off the beaten path with Kim McGuinness, founder of Paper Napan Walkabouts, to explore the Rail Arts District (RAD) in downtown Napa. When I…

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Treat Mom to a Taste of Napa Valley this Mother's Day

If you’re ready to give Mom the Mother’s Day of her dreams, you’ve come to the right place. With picture-perfect spring scenery, amazing food and wine, and plenty of sunshine, a trip to Napa Valley is already at the top of her list. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to spoil the special…

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Napa Valley Celebrates Down to Earth Month

April is Down to Earth Month, an ideal time to check out California wines grown and made with sustainable practices. Celebrate sustainability during Down to Earth Month by visiting your favorite Napa Valley wineries for an eco-friendly experience! Here are a few of our top picks: Down to Earth…

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Easter Weekend in Napa Valley 2021

Spring is in full swing in Napa Valley, and our hotels, restaurants, and wineries are ready to celebrate Easter weekend with a backdrop of wildflowers, rolling green hills, and stunning spring scenery. We've rounded up a few of our favorite ways to celebrate the holiday weekend below. And, while…

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Best Outdoor Wine Tastings in Napa Valley

Come for the wines, stay for the scenery. Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and nothing pairs better with our world-class wines than picture-perfect views. From rolling hills framed by majestic oaks to sweeping mountain views and gorgeous gardens, here are some of the…

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Napa Valley Tour de Chef: Chef-Inspired Cycling Routes

Clif Family Winery, known for its organic and sustainable farming practices, was founded in 2004 by owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford – inspired by their mutual love for cycling adventures that inevitably end in good food and of course, good wine. To share that tradition with visitors, Clif…

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Insider's Biking Guide: Ink Grade Loop

We've teamed up with some of our favorite local outdoor adventurers to explore the best places to explore the great outdoors in Napa Valley. In this edition, we're getting off the beaten path with Tony Biagi, winemaker at Amici Cellars, to explore the Ink Grade Loop, one of Napa Valley's best-kept…

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Best Places to Picnic in Napa Valley

With amazing scenery year-round and picture-perfect weather in the spring and summer months, Napa Valley is a picnicker’s paradise. Whether you’re seeking a day of hiking and outdoor adventure or looking for a more laid-back family-friendly vibe, there’s a picnic spot with your name on it. Winery…

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