Napa Valley awarded as the top wine region has a renowned status for producing world class exclusive wines. This is the most popular and most visited tourist destinations in California. The combination of the natural sceneries, excellent weather, different soil types, and nuts, restaurants, walking tours, trekking, train tours and Napa winery tours makes the touring experience in Napa Valley more valuable. The articles in www.seacoastonline.com support the notion of having fun in the Napa Valley and state how wine and enjoyment go hand-in-hand.
You can taste wine, walk along the vineyards, have a good taste of the different cuisines, go on a trekking to the beautiful grapes cultivated hills and do anything you love to do. Here is the “must do” list that no-one can miss doing in Napa.
Go on a Winery Tour – Being the hotspot of the world class wines; Napa Valley offers a large number of winery tours to enjoy. On a winery tour, you can have a walk in the vineyards viewing the lovely sceneries, have a peep at the wine production and taste the exclusive wine samplings. Few wineries offer train tour and cave tours. The cost for a winery tour averages from $40 to $125 based on the popularity of the wineries. Balloon tours give the pleasure and lovely scenic top view of the vineyards, mountains, and the valley.
Take a train trip – The Napa Valley train route passes the beautiful picturesque towns like St. Helena, Rutherford, and drench in the mesmerizing pictures of the vineyards and wineries. The renowned vintage cars of the Napa Valley train include lunch or dinner during the 3-hour trip.
Olive tasting – Are you overwhelmed by the taste of wine all the time? Napa is not only the producer of the best wines, but also the producer of the best olive oil and the balsamic vinegar in the region. Along the streets in the Downtown of Napa, there are many shops lined by the sides, which offers a free taste of the best olive oil. Surely, you will not end up going empty-handed after the free tasting of olive oil from theses shops.
Explore the culinary in Napa Valley – Winery grounds offer bets food experience with the picnic time during seasons. Picnic grounds in the winery grounds excite you with the best meat, cheese, barbecue and olive oil tastings. Napa Valley is a region which incorporates the best wines and the best food. Cooking classes provided by Culinary Institute of America, Napa Valley cooking school, etc. offers single day cooking classes to high duration levels. Budget planners can try the gourmet foods at the Dean & DeLuca or Oxbow restaurant.
Learn the history Of Napa – Napa Valley bears a strong historical and cultural heritage which speaks for itself through the buildings. A walk around in the Hatt and Historical Napa Mill gives an insight of the agricultural and mining history of the region. The colorful mosaic fountain, Napa Valley Museum, Bale Grist Mill, hike from the trail to Bothe represents the rich mining history, cultural backdrop and agriculture of the Napa Valley.
Happy with the “must do” list other than just tasting wine. Plan your trip and enjoy the beauty of Napa Valley in each sip of wine.