Famous for producing world-class wine, Napa Valley also boasts gourmet restaurants, spa treatments, and fine cultural institutions, making for a sophisticated and relaxing getaway. Typical lodging in Napa includes charming cottages and spacious wine country houses, which make perfect bases to explore everything this legendary region has to offer.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Napa Valley
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The Weather in Napa Valley
Above are the weather conditions for Napa Valley. September is the warmest month in Napa Valley with average maximum temperatures of 81°. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is July.
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Fine Food and Wine in Napa Valley
House rentals in Napa Valley locate you in one of the world's most famous winegrowing regions. The main reason people visit the region is to sample its excellent wine, which you can do at the many cellar doors and tasting rooms throughout the valley. Some of the most famous Napa wineries are Beringer Vineyards, Cakebread Cellars, and Chateau Montelena Winery, a beautiful stone castle in a peaceful hillside setting.
Napa Valley isn't just about wine, however: there's also plenty of fine dining to be enjoyed here. Several wineries offer excellent food pairings to be enjoyed with their wines, such as Cakebread in Rutherford. There's also a wide choice of excellent restaurants separate from the cellar doors. Heritage Eats in downtown Napa offers hearty, locally sourced fare with an international twist. You could also head to La Taberna on Napa's Main Street for authentic tapas.
Delve into Local and Literary History in Napa Valley
Napa is a hotbed for creative and artistic activity, from art and film to music and architecture. There are numerous art galleries an museums to visit, including the di Rosa gallery, which showcases local artists; the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville; and the Hess Collection Winery's very fine collection of contemporary art. Street art lovers should check out the Rail Arts District in downtown Napa, which features murals from international artists.
If you want to learn more about local history, head to the Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga to see its exhibitions on California pioneers and other important local figures. St. Helena is also home to the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, which boasts the world's largest collection of memorabilia related to the beloved author. Several venues host performing arts events, such as the Uptown Theatre in downtown Napa.
Family-Friendly Activities in Napa Valley
As a premier wine growing region, Napa Valley may not be the first place that comes to mind when you're planning a family vacation. However, there are plenty of fun activities to do with kids here, making it the perfect spot for families, too. Kids will love the Castello di Amorosa, a winery housed in a replica European castle, complete with dungeons and drawbridges!
For great views of the wineries from above that the whole family will enjoy, check out the winery aerial tram in Calistoga. You can also take your children for a hands-on wildlife experience by touring a Napa farm. Connolly Farm offers tours and programs at its education center to teach young visitors about nature. Parents can also leave their children at Connolly Farm's Saturday camp while they tour the wineries for a few hours.
Nightlife and going out in Napa Valley
Silo’s is where everyone heads to unwind after an action-packed day. It is a tucked-away club where live jazz will soothe your ears as you savor classic wines and cocktails.
Catch a late-night flick at the Cameo Cinema, which has a 100-year-long history. Watch the latest Hollywood attractions and some classic movies here to enjoy this piece of living cinema history.
Nature and Adventure: Outdoor Excursions in Napa Valley
Many of the region's wineries have beautiful grounds, with hillside vineyards, and groves of trees, all set within the peaceful Napa landscape. It's lovely to simply explore the wineries while enjoying the natural setting. Some will even let you have a leisurely picnic on their property.
And there's more to Napa Valley than just wine. If you want to get your adrenaline going, why not take in the best views of Napa from the air with a hot-air balloon ride? Set off early in the morning to take in spectacular views across the region. For a truly unique experience, you can even soak in the Calistoga mud baths.
Fine Wine, Film, and Feasts in Napa
If you're visiting Napa Valley, check whether your stay will overlap with one of its various festivals and special events. Festival Napa Valley is held every summer, with over 200 musicians, wineries, vintners, restaurants, and theaters taking part. Usually held in July, the festival also has year-round educational programming. The main July event, however, is a series of musical events and performing arts, from classical and jazz music to theater and dance. It attracts tens of thousands of guests and musicians from all over the country as well as abroad. These performances are often held in conjunction with daily vintner's luncheons and patron dinners, celebrating the region's rich eating and drinking options.
Meanwhile, at the Napa Valley Film Festival every November, visitors can enjoy screenings, previews, and live panels, not to mention the opportunity to rub shoulders with celebrities! There are also several culinary festivals throughout the year. Check out the Napa Truffle Festival and Napa Restaurant Week in January, Calistoga's Harvest Table in September, and Napa's Culinary Crawls throughout the year.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Napa Valley?
The price for House rental and Bed & Breakfast in Napa Valley is $98 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Napa Valley?
December has the highest amount of available House rental and Bed & Breakfast in Napa Valley, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Napa Valley?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in Napa Valley include accommodations that have: Internet, TV, and Pool.
How many vacation rentals are in Napa Valley?
Discover 3,321 vacation rentals available to book in Napa Valley.
What's the best time of year to travel to Napa Valley?
Napa Valley has its warmest time of year around September and June, with average nightly prices being around $98.
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