Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

The Visit Napa Valley Blog

Best Kid-Friendly Wineries in Napa Valley

With hundreds of amazing wineries to experience, Napa Valley is an ideal destination not only for adults but for families of all sizes and kids of all ages. Many wineries offer family-friendly venues with plenty of outdoor space for the kids (and well-mannered dogs too!), while the adults can sip…

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Best Places for Ice Cream

Summer is in full swing, and that means we’re all in search of the perfect ice cream spot to cool down! Whether you’re a waffle cone loyalist, a milkshake maven, or looking for some sweet flavors with an adult twist, Napa Valley has you covered. Calistoga Up north, at the tip of the valley…

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Time for Recess: Schoolcations in Napa Valley

If you have kids at home distance learning, it’s been a long semester and we feel you. Not to worry, Napa Valley resorts are here to save the day with schoolcation getaways. These custom-created hotel packages include on-site teaching assistants, sanitized classrooms, special after-school outdoor…

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Hidden Gems of Napa Valley: Connolly Ranch

In the olden days, back before Napa was a hotspot for food and wine, the big city was mostly agricultural, with farms and ranches everywhere. Today, you can capture that vibe at Connolly Ranch. The 12-acre parcel in Browns Valley is a working farm that bills itself as farm-based education center, a…

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Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Perhaps the last time you visited the Napa Valley was on your honeymoon, or the weekend you got engaged. Your perspective on this region was all white tablecloths and gorgeous views. Now you’re coming…

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