Napa: Best Things to Do

Napa is a county located in California

It is home for top wineries in America

Great destinations here are Far Niente, Napa Valley Wine Train, and Round Pond Estate

The Uptown Theatre and Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art are best options to enjoy cultural arts

The famous dishes that you must try are Crispy Petrale Sole Fish Tacos and Lucky Pig

Let's book a night stay in Napa river Inn or Andaz Napa to start your trip here! 



Do not skip an unforgettable experience riding a hot air balloon. Don't miss to take a picture while you are in the sky. Then, go to Calistoga and visit Castello di Amorasa, the only unique winery together with Italian Tuscan castle. Then, just take a short walk to Uptown Theatre to watch a musical show or comedy performance.

Napa Valley Hot Air Ballon

a place for riding hot air ballon


Try the cooking class at the CIA at Copia in St. Helena. You can make your own wine and food here. After that, you can walk around the Napa Riverfront while seeing the historic architecture of buildings, go shopping at downtown stores or tasting local food as many cafes are available downtown.

CIA at Copia

a cooking class

Napa Riverfront

a river in downtown Napa


Spend your leisure time by shopping at First Street Napa, the newest shopping venue in Napa that provides 45 retail shops and several restaurants. Visit Oxbow Public Market
to buy such souvenirs, foods, and local wine.

First Street Napa

newest shopping venue

Oxbow Public Market

Downtown Napa's iconic contemporary market hall


It is easy to find fresh fruits and nuts in Napa, while you have to try Napa's local food like Crispy Petrale Sole Fish Tacos and Lucky Pig. Don't forget to start your day by drinking sparkling wine such as Chandon and Etoile NV Brut Rose.


Besides home to wineries, Napa county also famous for its culture like museums and arts such as many performing artwork through the biennial Napa Artwork program.


Perfect time to visit Napa is from August through October or March through May.


Discover a beautiful river by staying at Napa river Inn during your holiday. This is a luxury hotel located in the heart od downtown Napa. While if you wonder to stay in more sophisticated hotel, you can book Andaz Napa. In this hotel, you can also enjoy live music, wine and paint nights, and also an outdoor terrace.

Napa river Inn

four stars hotel with waterfront river view

Andaz Napa

a boutique hotel in the heart of Napa


Once you head to Napa, you should not miss having dinner at a gourmet restaurant in the Napa Valley Wine Train. This restaurant serves foods from tuna to beef tenderloin. A more luxurious restaurant is Auberge du Soleil that serves Mediterranean cuisine.

Napa Valley Wine Train

a train with gourmet restaurant

Auberge du Soleil

a restaurant located at Auberge du Soleil hotel in Rutherford Hill Road


Don't forget to grab the most delicious avocado toast at Southside Carneros. This cafe serves real California cuisine, coffee, and tea. Meanwhile, for coffee lovers, Ritual Coffee Roasters is great fo because they have a variety of brewing methods that will make your coffee even better.

Southside Carneros

a cafe in South Side of Napa

Ritual Coffee Roasters

a small cafe specialized with its coffee brewing


Strolling in the downtown of Napa, you will find Cadet Wine & Beer Bar for your night destination. This bar offers rare champagne and California wines. Another thing to do at night is watching art performance at the oldest theatre, Napa Valley Opera House.

Cadet Wine & Beer Bar

a downtown Napa bar

Napa Valley Opera House

a theatre


Round Pond Estate is a must stop wineries for every wine lovers. besides its delicious wine, this place is famous for creating expensive wines. another interesting spot is the Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, a gallery for experimentation that provides a view of Winery Lake.

Round Pond Estate

a Rutherford farm and winery

Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

Art gallery


The garden at Far Niente winery is one of the best spots to capture your trip in Napa. Also, Newton Vineyard with its English style garden is also a nice spot.

Far Niente

Far Niente is an outdoor winery located at the city of Oakville, California

Address : 1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville, CA 94562, United States

Newton Vineyard

a wine estate