Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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24 Hours in St. Helena & Calistoga: Itinerary with @TheTastebud

Vince Vasquez (@TheTastebud) spent an unforgettable day in Napa Valley – head up-valley to St. Helena and Calistoga to follow his itinerary. Find out his must-stops and hidden gems for breakfast and lunch, and stop for indulgent chocolate treats. Try a food and wine pairing at a sustainable winery…

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Best Pools to Lounge By this Summer

Picture yourself on a sun-soaked summer afternoon, lounging by a luxurious resort pool in the heart of Napa Valley. In between days spent wine tasting and eating at gourmet restaurants, be sure to take a day to relax by a tranquil pool. While Bothe-Napa Valley State Park has the only public pool…

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Where to Stay in Napa Valley this Holiday Season

Home away from home for the holidays. In Napa Valley, the experience can be as cozy or as luxe as you wish and, depending on your idea of the quintessential idea of the holiday season, here in Napa Valley, there is a perfect spot to call home…away from home. For many of us, planning a December-timed…

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The Ultimate Guide to Calistoga | A Three-Day Itinerary

On this three-day adventure, explore local history, hidden gems, and iconic landmarks of Napa Valley’s northernmost town, Calistoga. If you’ve ever visited Calistoga, you’ve likely heard about Sam Brannan – the state’s first millionaire – who developed the town as a hot springs resort destination…

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Old School Napa Valley: A Photo-Worthy Itinerary

What’s the opposite of shiny and new? Authentic and real — and there’s plenty of that to discover in Napa Valley. If you're one of those people who love a classic old sign that has stood the test of time, or just want those great shots for Instagram (tag us @VisitNapaValley) head to these iconic…

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Four Great Ways to Relax in the Napa Valley

With summer vacation on the horizon, your thoughts are probably drifting to the smells of fresh-cut grass and barbecue lighter fluid, late evenings outdoors, maybe an Adirondack chair with a good book. And here in the Napa Valley, we can relax with the best of them. Here are a few ideas for kicking…

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