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11 Best Things To Do In Napa Valley, California – Hand Luggage Only

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Just north of San Francisco, Napa Valley is one of North America’s most famed (and awarded) wine regions. Fill with heaps of vineyards, gorgeous scenery and cute little towns, it’s the type of place that’s well worth visiting when exploring the best places in California. Trust me, you’ll be spoilt for choice with so many of the best things to do in Napa Valley. 

It’s a gorgeous area of California. 

Now, to help you get the most out of your stay, I wanted to share some of the top places in Napa Valley (and the surrounding area) that we love. This way, you can focus on the all-important wines, balloon flights and rambles that make this area so special.

Take a look, below, at some of the best things to do in Napa Valley. Bottoms up! 

1.) Sattui Winery, St. Helena

Best things to do in Napa Valley California vineyard

Now, we all know that Napa Valley is iconic for its delicious wines, right? Well, even if you’re not technically into your wines, or unsure of what you like, there are heaps of places where you can perfect your skills with the help of in-house sommeliers. 

For us, you’ll want to make sure you visit the Sattui Winery which has a history dating back to the 1800s. Visiting is one of the best things to do in Napa Valley, especially if you want to visit a well-established and historic vineyard that’s easy to reach. 

Best Places around Napa Valley in California

To make things easy, book this day tour from San Francisco to experience some gorgeous vineyards in Napa Valley. You’ll get to three of the most prestigious wine estates and even get to stroll around the vineyards themselves. 

Plus, you’ll have plenty of time for a tipple, too. 

In St Helena, you can also do balloon tours, bike tours, walking tours, plane tours, culinary tours, private tours, and many other types of tours to help you know more about the place and explore them.

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2.) Yountville

Napa Valley in California Yountville French Laundry

Love a good foodie experience whilst on vacation?

Then get yourself over to Yountville in Napa Valley. Honestly, it’s one of the best things to do in Napa Valley if you’re fancying a day away from the vineyards.

Best things to do in Napa Valley California Bouchon Bakery Yountville

Starting the day with an amazing breakfast, you must head to Bouchon Bakery. The homemade pastries are so good, so catch them before they sell out.

If you miss them, head across the street for Mini Model instead. They have some tasty English muffins that are so yummy. 

Finally, head over and book a table at The French Laundry. It’s one of Thomas…

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