California’s Napa Valley is known throughout the world as one of the greatest tourist destinations, particularly for lovers of excellent wine, fantastic food, and stunning views. It is also one of the best places to celebrate your love, especially for Valentine’s Day. Sure, you can choose flowers and chocolates as the most traditional gifts, but it’s hard to imagine a destination that pairs better with romance than Napa Valley.
We are making this small list for you of unique Napa Valley Valentine’s Day experiences to get you in the mood.
Napa Valley wineries are abundant. There are, in fact, more than 400 wineries throughout the region. From the historic Clos du Val to the modern Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, there is an option for any kind of taste, including both big-name and family-run estates. Trying to select just one romantic winery to visit in Napa is nearly impossible.
You can choose from a number of different ways to experience wineries as well. Drive or bike to a winery. We recommend you try a smaller family-owned winery for a private tour and tasting. Fantesca Estate & Winery is an excellent option. Some wineries also offer a tasting menus, so you can taste spectacular wine paired with delicious culinary bites. Often you can enjoy spectacular vineyard valley views from their open-air tasting rooms.
And for something more special you can experience old school atmosphere on a classic train trip. Napa Valley wine train tours are famous for their exquisite scenery and access to the best wines. They are meant to evoke the elegant days of luxury train travel of the early 1900s. You get to sit, relax, and enjoy every delicious bite, every bit of extraordinary scenery, every taste, and tour. With a gourmet restaurant featuring a changing seasonal menu and stops to the most famous wineries, you can have a full taste of the most romantic Napa Valley wineries.
Another option is a guided walking tour of Napa that focuses on the city’s historic downtown. The tour includes visits to historic homes, as well as stops at local small-production wineries, and a stroll along the city’s famous Art Walk.
The most intimate hotels.
Napa Valley is a place that is well-known for its excellence and luxury. From the wineries to the restaurants to the many landscapes to the hospitality, it offers the best experience to its visitors.
If big romance is on your mind, taking a Valentine’s day trip to the Napa Valley is more than enough. For some special time with the one you love, spending a night in the wine country can turn the dial from warm to hot. And many hotels, resorts, and spas offer special romance packages or treatments that will put your getaway over-the-top.
The new luxury spas.
This city offers a unique hand-picked selection of luxury spa experiences. With stunning landscapes, a variety of treatments, and often unusual settings, these provide unforgettable soothing moments for every spa lover. Indulge your senses.
With a bounty of verdant land, it’s no wonder the culinary scene has boomed in Napa Valley. There are several restaurants boasting Michelin stars and even more with 5 star reviews. The valley is home to some of the most beautiful places to spend your romantic day. But if you’re looking for something more, you can pick restaurants with a view that wow visitors, even before the meal gets to the table.