Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

The Visit Napa Valley Blog

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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The Very Best Eco-Friendly Hotels in Napa Valley

Home to the country’s very first Platinum LEED certified hotel (Bardessono), Napa Valley has helped put green luxury on the map. While the majority of our hotels and resorts are committed to sustainability, water conservation, and green housekeeping practices, a handful of properties go above and…

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Napa Valley's Unique Body Treatments

Yes, there are luxury spas at almost any destination you can imagine. But few are blessed with the abundance of natural resources found here in the Napa Valley. From its world-renowned soils to its…

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Napa Valley Happy Hour: Up Valley

Here in the food-obsessed Napa Valley, happy hours aren’t just about cheap drinks anymore – the traditional nachos or buffalo wings have given way to an endless array of delicious mini-meals. Whether you’re looking for a lighter-fare option or are on a tight budget, these local happy hours are a…

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Relax & Restore: the Prettiest Spas in Napa Valley

Looking for a beautifully healthy getaway? Come snooze away on a plush spa table and detox in a mud and mineral bath. No matter what your flavor, here are the best spas to escape to help you re-energize and relax. Meadowood Napa Valley This brand new spa features eight treatment suites that include…

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The 5 Most Beautiful Winter Scenes From Napa Valley

Some travelers may not think of the Napa Valley as a winter destination, but we beg to differ. Winter is in the height of our Cabernet Season, which is when the region becomes a haven for cozy getaways, hearty fare, and of course, the world’s most spectacular wine. To top it off, the rains make the…

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Winter Romance Napa Valley-Style

It’s Cabernet Season here in the Napa Valley. That means not only full-bodied red wines, but chilly temperatures, shorter days, roaring fireplaces, maybe a little chocolate. In other words: the height of romance. Here’s our idea of a perfectly romantic day in the Napa Valley. If you’re strolling…

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