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Napa Valley, California Tourist Attractions

Main Attractions in Napa Valley

Wine Tasting and touring the small communities that make up the valley are among Napa Valley's most popular tourist attractions – offering visitors outdoor recreation, fine dining, great sightseeing, unique shopping, and exciting nightlife. 

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Napa Valley
Main Tourist Attractions

Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park -- Day-use

St. Helena on Highway 29     (707) 963-2236

Located three miles north of St. Helena on Highway 29, the water-powered grist mill was built in 1846 to ground corn and wheat into meal or flour. A trail connects the historic park to Bothe-Napa Valley State Park.

Bothe-Napa Valley State Historic Park -- Camping

St. Helena, CA     (707) 942-4575

Located 5 miles north of St. Helena, the park's 2000 acres is ideal for walking and hiking. Some of the more popular trails lead to nearby Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park and a grove of redwoods. Also, a horseback riding concession operates out of the park during summer and fall.

Hot Air Ballooning

One of the most popular activities -- second to wine tasting -- is hot air ballooning.  There is nothing like floating across the vineyards at 6:00 AM

Castello Di Amorosa -- The Castle

4045 North Saint Helena Highway Calistoga, CA     (707) 967-6272

Castello Di Amorosa, Napa Valley's premier castle winery, owned by Dario Sattui who is also current owner of V. Sattui Winery, sells a range of cabernets from Diamond Mountain Appellation, including our Il Brigante, a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Also featuring a selection of white wine, Dessert wine, and rosé. Shop for wines online or at property at 4045 St. Helena Hwy in Calistoga Ca. Wines sold only at winery or by ordering online.

The Culinary Institute of America

2555 Main Street St. Helena, CA      (707) 967-1100

Visit the CIA in California. Located in the lush Napa Valley, our California campus offers a culinary degree program, professional studies and wine programs.


125 Glass Mountain Lane St. Helena, CA      (707) 963-9039

This stately country Victorian residence -- known since 1900 as Elmshaven -- was built in 1885 by railroad developer and executive Robert H. Pratt and served as a vacation home to the Pratt family until 1900.

Napa Valley Opera House

1030 Main Street Napa, CA     (707) 226-7372

Patrons experience an eclectic array of performing arts including theatre, dance, comedy, jazz, blues, world music, and family programming in a world-class setting.  

Safari West

3115 Porter Creek Road Santa Rosa, CA     (707) 579-2551

Safari West Wildlife Preserve and African Tented Camp – Picture yourself among some of the world’s most exotic creatures. Come close with giraffes, gazelles, zebras and many of the other 600 animals that inhabit the preserve. Take an exciting three hour, safari drive and explore the wildlife preserve, traveling first in an authentic safari vehicle and then a trek around the inner grounds.

The Sharpsteen Museum

1311 Washington St., Calistoga, CA     (707) 942-5911

The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from its pre-history to post World War I with an emphasis on people and changes brought by the period of U.S. emigration and development.

Sterling Vineyards Sky Tram

1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga CA     (707) 942-3344

Sterling Vineyards aerial tram is the only one of its kind in Napa Valley, offering stunning views as visitors ride up to the winery.

Old Faithful Geyser of California

1299 Tubbs Ln., Calistoga  (707) 942-6463

Petrified Forest

4100 Petrified Forest Rd., Calistoga  (707) 942-6667

Napa Valley Wine Train

1275 McKinstry, Napa  (707) 253-2111

The cars that make up the train have been restored to match their former opulence. Every Brunch, Lunch and Dinner excursion is a 36-mile, 3-hour adventure through Napa Valley.


Also See History & Culture Section.  It provides a listings for Museums, Historical Places and Art Galleries




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