Things to Do


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Top Things to Do in the Napa Valley Wine Country

Visit the Napa Valley and you will find many things to do and activities that will make your stay a wonderful experience. The main activity is wine tasting but as you can see on this page there are many other activties. Suggestion: Take and early morning walk along one of Napa Valley’s backroads. In Yountville there is the beautiful and quiet Yount Mill Road.

Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is the top thing to do in the Napa Valley. Plan your tasting room day using our wine trails. Want the best possible chance for a great wine tasting trip, visit our Napa Valley Winery Guide

Oxbow Public Market

The Oxbow Market is housed next door to Copia. The Oxbow Market is a collection of artisan purveyors from the local area selling high-end products that are related to food and wine. Among the tenants are Taylor’s Refresher, Michael Mondavi’s Folio wine shop, and the Model Bakery of St. Helena. Oxbow Public Market

Napa’s Riverfront

Stroll along this quaint area and visit boutique shops and restaurants serving fine cuisine. You might also stop in at the Napa Valley Welcome Center to help plan your wine tasting excursion. At the very end of the area is the Napa General Store. It is a good place to browse and have breakfast.


Trails for all types of hikers, easy to strenuous hikes in the wine country. These trails can be found:

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Great kid activity! Bale Grist Mill



View our list of golf courses in or near the Napa Valley

Bike Napa Valley

Rent a bike and go on your own or take a guided bike ride in the Napa Valley. Napa Valley Bike Tours

Shop Napa Valley

Shop the Napa Outlets, and the boutique shops in Yountville, St. Helena, and Calistoga

Music – Performances

Festival del Sole
Concerts by various artists at venues in the Napa Valley
More Info

Robert Mondavi Concerts

The Robert Mondavi concert schedule for 2013 has been announced.
The performance runs from June 29 and runs through July 20. Concerts kick-off with Martina McBride. Ticket Information

Music in the Vineyards– The Napa Valley Chamber Music Festival

Art Exhibits

Mumm Napa has two galleries. Permanent exhibit of Ansel Adams photos.
Currently Р“Serenity, Wonder, and Spirit.” by Photographer Jeffery A Davis

Fine Dining and Lodging

See our list of the top restaurantsaccommodations, and budget motels in the Napa Valley.


See our list of the top places to stock up on picnic goodies. See our list of the top spots for a great picnic lunch. Top Delis and Picnic Spots


Ballooning in the early hour of the morning is an experience

Spa and Massage

Treat yourself to one of life’s greatest pleasures.

Visit Old Faithful Geyser

See Old Faithful erupt at regular intervals. The location is just a couple of miles from Calistoga. Old Faithful Geyser

The Napa Valley Wine Train

Travel through the Valley by rail and enjoy fine dining and spectacular views. Wine Train

Relax and Unwind

This might be the best thing to do in the Napa Valley. Kick back at one of these fine lodging establishments.

Some ideas for which wineries to visit.

Visit our Napa Valley Blog for more about the Napa Valley

  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.

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