With the coastal Mayacamas mountain range to the west, the rocky Vaca mountain range on the east, and vine-covered rolling hills lining the valley floor, Napa Valley’s geography makes for picture-perfect sunsets. Spring and winter months can also lend some twilight cloud cover, which creates cotton candy-colored skies framed by dramatic purple mountains. We’ve rounded up a few of our very favorite places to take in those stunning Napa Valley sunsets below. Check them out on your next visit, and share your sunset photos on social media using #NapaValleySunsets.



1. Toasting friends and enjoying a game of giant Jenga at Archer Hotel’s rooftop bar Sky & Vine in Downtown Napa.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2. Hiking in Skyline Wilderness Park overlooking Lake Berryessa.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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3. Riding the Napa Valley Wine Train for dinner — be sure to opt for the Vista Dome Cart for an extra amazing view of the valley. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


4. With a cocktail at the Bistro & Bar at Auberge du Soleil. Or, opt for the full experience with a dinner on the patio of their Michelin-starred restaurant.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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5. Grooving away at the outdoor bar at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, which often features live music on the weekends. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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6. Dining on the patio overlooking the gorgeous gardens (with a colorful craft cocktail) at Brix.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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7. On a twilight hike to the Grape Crusher statue along highway 29 at the south end of Napa. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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8. Lounging by the pool at Carneros Resort

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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