Visiting Napa Valley

California’s Napa Valley has all of the makings for a relaxing and romantic vacation – sensational scenery, quiet and intimate restaurants, cozy inns–and wine. America’s premiere wine district, located north of the San Francisco Bay area, is home to over 200 wineries, from small farms to large corporate concerns. In addition, the narrow valley boasts world-class restaurants, ruggedly beautiful scenery, and a variety of fun-filled activities.

Napa Valley offers visitors an array of activities, from wine-tastings to romantic spa treatments for two. Among the many things to do in and around Napa are:

Dining is one of the highlights of any trip to Napa Valley. The area has dozens of eateries and one is hard-pressed to find a bad meal. Among the most popular restaurants are:

Accommodations in Napa Valley range from standard hotels to romantic inns to individual bed and breakfasts. Among the most romantic of this are:

The Napa Valley wine district is located about 1 ½ hours drive from San Francisco International Airport, accessible from all over the United States and the world. A rental car is recommended for touring Napa Valley as taxis are scarce and attractions are rarely within walking distance of one another.

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