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Napa and Sonoma Travel Guide

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Plan Your Napa and Sonoma Vacation

In California's premier wine region, the pleasures of eating and drinking are celebrated daily. It's easy to join in at famous wineries and rising newcomers off country roads, or at trendy in-town tasting rooms. Chefs transform local ingredients into feasts, and gourmet groceries sell perfect picnic fare. Yountville, Healdsburg, and St. Helena have small-town charm as well as luxurious inns, hotels,

and spas, yet the natural setting is equally sublime, whether experienced from a canoe on the Russian River or the deck of a winery overlooking endless rows of vines.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Fine Wine Rutherford Cabernets, Carneros Chardonnays, Russian River Pinots.
  2. Spectacular Food Marquee Napa chefs, farmers' markets, Sonoma cheese shops.
  3. Cool Towns From chic Healdsburg to laid-back Calistoga, a place to suit every mood.
  4. Spas Mud baths, herbal wraps, couples' massages, and more in soothing settings.
  5. Outdoor Fun Biking past bright-green vineyards, hot-air ballooning over golden hills.
  6. Winery Architecture Stone classics like Buena Vista, all-glass dazzlers like Hall.

When To Go

When to Go

Timing Your Trip High season extends from April through October. Between July and September, expect the days to be hot and dry, the roads filled...

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