Known for its renowned wineries and vineyards, Napa is a wine-lovers haven, but sumptuous dining, endless shopping and adventure are also abundant in this charming city. Discover it all and more just outside the comfort and convenience of our Best Western Napa hotels.
Napa, California provides a wide array of attractions for those who appreciate fine wine and dining. Visitors have long enjoyed relaxing and indulging themselves with the riches that Napa provides. Adventurous types will enjoy viewing the area in a hot-air balloon. Those into taking it slow will appreciate the Napa Valley Wine Train. Travelers will also enjoy the bevy of fine dining featuring dishes from all over the world. Don't forget to save time for a day of vineyard tours and wine tasting at over a hundred local wineries and vineyards. After a long day touring this great wine country, enjoy a relaxing stay at one of our Napa hotels.
Napa Valley Wine Train - Available year-round take a scenic three hour train ride complete with gourmet dining. The train features restored 1915-1950 Pullman Dining and Lounge cars for brunch, lunch or dinner. Be sure to make advance reservations as rides tend to sell out.
Hot air balloon rides- Slowly drift over the Napa Valley with Napa Valley Aloft. Reservations are required and the rides are preceded with an early breakfast and upon landing wine is served.
Safari West Wildlife Preserve and Resort - Featuring roughly 400 acres, this wildlife sanctuary offers guided, open-air jeep tours. Visitors can view over 400 mammals and birds.
Napa, California is not only famous for its abundance of wineries, but also its many fine restaurants. There are a variety of foods to choose from.
Bounty Hunter Rare Wine and Provisions - Features high-class barbecue and wine cellar.
Cole's Chop House - Located in historic downtown Napa. The menu features 21 day dry-aged prime steaks, Certified Angus Beef, formula fed veal, and much more.
Fumé Bistro and Bar - An American bistro, a favorite among the locals, that specializes in seasonally inspired fare featuring a relaxing atmosphere for an enjoyable dining experience.
To thoroughly enjoy the restaurants of Napa, you'll need reservations, particularly for tables in prominent establishments.
The Napa Valley has more than 280 wineries -- each with distinct wines, atmosphere, and experience -- so touring the valley takes a little planning. Decide what interests you most and chart your path from there.
Here are some recommended Napa, California wineries:
Steltzner Vineyards- Situated in the heart of the Stag's Leap District, and has been producing world-class wine for over 35 years.
The Hess Collection Winery - Nestled among tall pines, redwoods and a courtyard garden. This winery features great wine and lovely art.
Sequoia Grove - A family-founded boutique winery producing limited quantities of ultra-premium wines.
Most of the wineries are open from mid-day to around 5pm and the majority of the tours require reservations. Plan accordingly and you are sure to have a wonderful experience.
Once all the sight-seeing and vineyard tours are through, be sure to save some time for shopping. There are several great places for shopping in the Napa, California area.
Napa Premium Outlets - Features stores such as: Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, and much more.
The Bel Aire Plaza - Offers a wide range of stores from Target and Cost Plus to grocers like Trader Joe's and Whole Foods.
Napa, California is a beautiful locale that features attractions that vary from the romantic to the adventurous. The Napa Valley area features great shopping and wonderful cuisine that will cater to everyone's tastes.
Begin your search here for more information on Napa hotels, or you can read more about the Napa, California area and look for hotel rates at the Best Western Hotels of California website www.bestwesterncalifornia.com. To receive more Napa, California information or to read more about Napa, California attractions and to look for visitor guides visit the Napa, California Tourism site at www.napavalley.com.