Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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How to Enjoy the Napa River

Beyond wine tasting and vineyard peeping, Napa Valley provides endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. And one thing often overlooked is the Napa River, which is one of the largest rivers in the…

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Napa Valley Rainy Day Plan

You just arrived in the Napa Valley to a forecast of rain, and you're worried about your carefully planned itinerary of outdoor activities. Not to worry! Even with a forecast of rain, it rarely rains…

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Napa Valley’s Best Taco Joints

Sometimes, even if you’re surrounded by Michelin three-star restaurants, you just want a good taco. And, this being the Napa Valley, we have everything from authentic, traditional Mexican food to…

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10,000 Steps in Napa

Experience each part of Napa Valley on foot, beginning with this 3-day itinerary covering Downtown Napa, the trails and arts district, and the Oxbow District. Founded by Nathan Coombs in 1847, Napa is…

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The Best Restaurants in Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is home to more than 125 restaurants and 11 Michelin-stars. Two of the Michelin-starred restaurants have three stars each! Choosing what to eat can be a tough decision with so many…

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Best Spots for Riverside Cocktails

Napa’s Riverfront has become one of the hottest, prettiest, and most lively places to hang out in recent years. With a summer breeze and an artisanal cocktail in hand, you’ll find no better place to…

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Gift-Giving Napa Valley Style

It seems to happen more quickly every year: No sooner have you put the turkey pan away than it’s time to start prepping for the winter holidays. If you’re like me, the prospect of gift-shopping looms…

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