Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Napa Valley Rainy Day Plans

Sure, wine country is beautiful in summer when the sun is shining and the sky is blue. But winter in Napa Valley is also surprisingly serene and fun, even when it’s pouring down rain. Rainy days simply nudge you to double-down on cozy and intimate activities, which is easy when there are so many…

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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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The Most Photographed Places in Napa Valley

Napa Valley’s natural beauty coupled with grand wineries, immaculate accommodations, chic restaurants, and breathtaking hiking trails make the ultimate location for snapping epic selfies and gorgeous Instagrammable photos. Here are just some of the most iconic places to photograph. "Welcome to Napa…

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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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2023 Outdoor Concerts in Napa Valley

With Napa Valley’s well known ideal climate for growing grapes and enjoying outdoor activities, there’s no better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite musicians. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate…

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Napa Valley

Yes, Napa Valley is one of the most luxurious luxury destinations in the world. That doesn’t mean everything here costs a pretty penny. The truth is that Napa County boasts a host of destinations and activities that are totally free. Here are our top 10 free things to do: Visit the Napa Valley…

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The Napa Valley Vine Trail: Touring the Valley by Bike

One of our favorite ways to see wine country is on a bicycle, experiencing Napa Valley’s beautiful terrain in the fresh air and at human speed. From the seat of a bike, you can get closer to the vines, sites, and people that make this valley so special. And, as a bonus, you’ll be burning enough…

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Food Lover's Guide to Napa Valley

It is no secret that one of the best ways to enjoy a great bottle of wine is with an equally wonderful food pairing. Fortunately, Napa Valley not only boasts award-winning wines, but a diverse assortment of food experiences to titillate not only the palate, but the mind and curiosity as well…

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Best Winery, Resort, and Inn Wedding Venues

Napa Valley remains one of the most sought-after places in the country to host a destination wedding – and understandably so. With a Mediterranean-like climate, gorgeous landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine, it’s no wonder so many couples opt for a wedding amongst our rolling vineyards…

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Micro Weddings and Elopements in Napa Valley

If you’re re-thinking the whole concept of a blowout ceremony with hundreds of guests, the good news is, Napa Valley is the ultimate destination for an intimate ceremony that you’ll remember forever. Whether it’s an elopement with just the two of you, or a micro wedding with a small group of friends…

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