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Trip List by celia_alcoff

Day trip to Napa Valley

7 May 2006  Frequent visitor to Napa
3.0 of 5 stars based on 8 votes

Places to go, things to do and restaurants you must try during your visit to Napa Valley- an itinerary that you could easily do in one day

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Rutherford, St. Helena, Oakville, Yountville, Napa
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Traveler type: Culture, Shopping, Never been before
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Tour and Tasting at Cakebread Cellars
    Cakebread Cellars, Rutherford, Napa Valley

    An excellent tour/ tasting is offered each day at 10:30 AM (both free if you reserve ahead of time), a small but beautiful winery and some of the best wine in Napa.

  • 2. Market
    Market, St. Helena, Napa Valley

    A perfect place for lunch before or after window shopping in downtown St. Helena. They offer gourmet food and lunch specials that won't break the bank!

  • 3. Shopping in Saint Helena
    St. Helena, Napa Valley

    Spend the afternoon strolling in downtown St. Helena shopping in their quaint boutiques and eating in their excellent restaurants. This is a great opportunity to find non-wine souvenirs to take back home. Napa is also known for their gourmet olive oils and mustards which you will find readily available in St. Helena.

  • 4. Wine Making Basics Tour at Robert Mondavi Winery
    Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, Napa Valley

    A beautiful winery and an informative tour- recommended for first-timers especially. Tours plus tastings are slightly costly ($25) but are offered on the hour and you will walk away with a thorough knowledge of the wine making process.

  • 5. Sparking Wine and Beautiful Scenery at Domaine Chandon
    Domaine Chandon, Yountville, Napa Valley

    A must see winery and a chance to try some of the best California sparkling wines.

  • 6. Mustards Grill
    Mustards Grill, Napa, Napa Valley

    Laid-back casual atmosphere, AMAZING food, extensive wine list and top-notch service. Make a reservation for dinner at Mustard's to top off your amazing day in Napa Valley.