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Adventures In Napa Valley, California


Which is the Best Napa Valley Airport?

San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International Airport

If you’re planning your first trip to the California Wine Country, your first question may be, “Which is the closest airport to Napa Valley?” Lucky for you, there are several options. From international airports within an hour’s drive to landing strips in the heart of Napa, consult our list below to help decide which Napa Valley airport is the best for you!

Castello Di Amorosa is One of the Most Amazing Napa Valley Wineries

Castello Di Amorosa Winery in Napa Valley, California

Napa Valley is known for its world-class wineries and sprawling vineyards. But did you know that one of these wineries lies within a 13th-century medieval Italian castle? The winery authentically and regally represents an era of opulence with its extravagant architecture and magnificent atmosphere. Play king and queen for the day when you visit Castello Di Amorosa by indulging in the royal food and wine pairing or a variety of other decadent tasting experiences. Here is what you need to know about this Napa Valley marvel when planning your visit!

Shopping in St. Helena: 12 of the Most Popular Places to See

Downtown Saint Helena, California

Often called “Napa Valley’s Main Street,” St. Helena main drag includes a collection of unique shops and delicious restaurants. Whether you’re searching for the perfect souvenir from your trip, a new dress for dinner or a bottle of wine to take back to a close friend, you’re sure to find the very thing you need. After a day spent shopping in St. Helena, you’ll understanding why it has been lovingly called Napa Valley’s Main Street for so many years. Not only was this small town the valley’s first incorporated city, it has maintained an eclectic collection of galleries, boutiques and more that allow you to find the perfect item to commemorate your stay. Visit the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce for an up-to-date list of local shops.

5 of the Best St. Helena Hiking Trails

The View from Mount Saint Helena in Napa Valley

Napa Valley’s dry Mediterranean climate makes it a wonderful place to visit and enjoy outdoor activities year-round. Hiking is a favorite activity for many of our visitors and St. Helena and surrounding areas do not disappoint. You can pack a picnic can hike to the top of Mount St. Helena for a picture perfect view of the valley, or spend just an hour or so stretching your legs on a beautiful tree-lined trail before engaging in other Wine Country activities. Here is a look at a few of the best St. Helena hiking trails as well as a few additional trails within a short driving distance of Wine Country Inn.

5 of the Best Napa Olive Oil Tasting Tours

Napa Valley Olive Oil Tastings

There are so many wonderful Napa Valley attractions right here in St. Helena, just minutes from Wine Country Inn. Many of them offer truly unique experiences, like Napa olive oil tastings and tours. A Napa Valley olive oil tasting can be a deviation from your traditional wine tastings. Try something new during your stay at Wine Country Inn! Featuring a variety of curated blends to pair with bread and other dipping ingredients, an olive oil tasting in St. Helena will entice your taste buds and provide one-of-a-kind memories for years to come.

5 of the Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

Beautiful Napa Valley, California Wineries

There are some truly stunning landscapes in Napa Valley, and many of them are centered around wineries. From rolling vineyards to hilly retreats with meadow and forest views for miles, many of the most beautiful wineries in Napa Valley are some of our dearest partners. Here are 5 of the most beautiful wineries in Napa Valley that you need to visit during your stay at the Wine Country Inn.

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Napa Valley Scenic Views

Napa Valley Views

Napa Valley’s stunning landscapes add to its enchanting experience. The vineyards’ spread of greenery has transformed the scenery throughout the years. Rolling hills, picturesque meadows, and dense forests make up the rest of Wine Country’s terrain. From beautiful wineries to Wine Country Inn’s own property that includes lush landscape, open lawns, and shaded nooks, there are plenty of Napa Valley scenic views. Spend the day relaxing at a vineyard with a scenic tasting room, or embrace adventure and embark on a hike with breathtaking views as reward.