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Best Brunch Spots in Napa Valley

Nothing says vacation quite like a leisurely brunch. If your plans for the day ahead include wine tasting, brunch is a perfect way to fuel up before you start sipping. Napa Valley is home to more than 150 restaurants and cafés, so choosing the perfect brunch spot can be a bit overwhelming. Here, are…

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Best Restaurants to Dine Outside in Napa Valley

There’s nothing quite like a leisurely alfresco meal overlooking the tranquil beauty of Napa Valley Wine Country. With breathtaking scenery and mild weather year-round, Napa Valley has always been an ideal destination to enjoy a meal outside. Many Napa Valley restaurants expanded outdoor dining…

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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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A Perfect Day in Downtown Napa

Downtown Napa is the perfect destination to explore on foot. Visitors will find a slew of tasting rooms, local breweries, boutiques, restaurants, and more spanning several buzzy blocks, and you can spend an entire day strolling around and exploring the many new additions. Don’t miss public art…

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Rooftop and Patio Bars in Napa Valley

Elevate your Napa Valley adventure at our rooftop and patio bars, where each sip is enhanced by breathtaking views! Enjoy a meticulously crafted cocktail in the cool, serene evenings after exploring wineries, or relish warm daytime moments between wine tastings. These cocktail bars offer delicious…

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Best Places for Ice Cream & Frosé

Summer is in full swing, and that means we’re all in search of the perfect ice cream shops to cool down! Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly stop on your summer road trip or looking for some sweet flavors with an adult twist, Napa Valley has you covered. City of Napa Oxbow Public Market is the…

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Best Spots for Cocktails in Napa Valley

Just because you came to Napa for wine doesn’t mean Napa Valley isn’t also serving up seriously good cocktails. Whether your vibe is posh, elegant, or Instagrammable, there’s a cocktail bar or lounge in Napa Valley that can deliver. From rummy tropical cups singing of banana and coconut to dark…

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Celebrate a Milestone Birthday in Napa Valley

Make your best plans to celebrate your milestone birthday (or any birthday, for that matter!) with these suggested itineraries sure to satisfy anyone – young, sage, youthful, wise. No matter the number, celebrate in Napa Valley style and live your best life. Round up your celebration squad and get…

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Festive Holiday Cocktail Spots in Napa Valley

Napa Valley provides a cozy escape this holiday season, and one great way to enjoy it is to cuddle up around a fireplace or an outdoor firepit – whether for a secluded space for two or a jolly gathering for a group – and sip on spirited cocktails. The talented mixologists and bartenders in Napa…

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Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Napa Valley

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…

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