Take a walk on the local side. Tap into a taste of Yountville life, and discover wineries and Michelin-star restaurants. Peruse boutique shops and find one-of-a-kind items in St. Helena. Soak in the famous mineral hot springs of Calistoga, or hop in the car and take a scenic drive along the Silverado Trail, Napa Valley’s stunningly scenic route. Savor the quiet side of the Napa Valley with the coveted adventures of Yountville.
The city of Napa is located along the Napa River at the far southern end of the valley, and is the only true “city” in the Napa Valley. Napa is home to a bounty of beautiful Victorian-era homes, the historic Napa mill, wine tasting rooms, historical buildings and the Oxbow Market.
The idyllic town of Yountville, a tiny hamlet located between Napa and St. Helena, is located right off Route 29, the main route that runs through Napa Valley. It is sophisticated, yet restful, and has the greatest concentration of Michelin Star restaurants per capita of any town in the world.
St. Helena is roughly ¾ of the way up the Napa Valley and its downtown shopping area is a trove of authentic, one-of-a-kind items, whether crafted locally or acquired from afar by their discerning shop owners. You’ll find a frequently refreshed stock of art, jewelry, clothing, gifts and more.
The Silverado Trail is a highway that traverses the eastern side of Napa Valley. The highway (it’s not actually a hiking or riding trail anymore!) stretches 26 miles and is hailed as Napa Valley’s most scenic route, not to mention home to some of the valley’s finest wineries.
Your Wine Country experience would not be complete without a fine dining moment… or two, or three or… Simply put, the Napa Valley is North America’s premier wine and food destination. The region is home to more than 125 exciting restaurants, more than any other wine region in the world.
The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, straight up through the Napa Valley via Yountville, Oakville, and Rutherford to St. Helena and then back again. The Wine Train is a unique way to see the beauty of the Napa Valley.
Sit back, relax, and leave the driving to a professional. When you go in style with a limousine company, their knowledgeable chauffeurs and tour guides will take you on a memorable journey. From group excursions to private tour guides, there are many choices for touring the Napa Valley.
What some people consider to be an art form of its own, shopping deserves a place on everyone’s itinerary. The towns of Napa Valley offer an outstanding experience for those looking for just about anything from gifts to distinctive apparel to unique home items and antiques.