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Discover the Best Things to Do in Napa Valley

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

See the Valley from High Above in a Hot Air Balloon 

A gentle glide over the valley’s rolling hills and lush green vineyards is perhaps one of the best ways to see the California wine country. Balloons Above the Valley, the destination’s first hot air balloon company, has been operating in Napa since 1976, offering remarkable adventures to guests who seek a unique and memorable experience.

Cozy Up for Cabernet Season

After the hustle of harvest, when the trees and vineyards display the brilliant hues of late autumn, comes the arrival of Cabernet Season. The fragrant, crisp air is simply irresistible, and with smaller crowds and less traffic, leisure guests can enjoy wine tasting, tours, and blissful relaxation at a fraction of the cost.

Your Passport to Wine Country is the ideal way to reap all the benefits of Cabernet Season in Napa Valley. Book your experience today.

Take in the Views Aboard the Famous Napa Wine Train

Ranked as one of the top things to do in Napa, the Napa Valley Wine Train allows guests to relax and admire scenic vineyard views from the comfort of plush armchairs and luxurious interiors.

Lovingly restored and trimmed with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, and etched glass partitions, these reimagined Pullman rail cars nod to the Golden Age of rail travel. Each journey offers the perfect mix of authentic luxury and modern comfort, and guests are treated to a gourmet meal and exemplary service from a dedicated team.

Plan your trip with our Rails and Relaxation package.

Enjoy Wine Tastings and Tours at Top Napa Wineries

Castello di Amorosais a medieval-inspired Tuscan castle and winery nestled in the western hills just south of Calistoga. The castle features a drawbridge and a spectacular Great Hall with Tuscan frescoes. There’s even a dungeon and torture chamber, too.

Founded in 1879, Inglenook is a grand estate winery home to some of the region’s most historic wine grapes. With a magnificent chateau and a long, illustrious heritage, a visit to Inglenook is well-worth the trip, whether you’re curious travelers or wine enthusiasts.

Robert Mondavi Winery

Among Napa Valley’s most popular attractions, the Robert Mondavi Winery offers a selection of celebrated visitor programs that cater to all wine enthusiasts. The winery features a sprawling Mission-style building with an adjacent courtyard, and the grounds are dotted with sculptures and other fine works of art. 

Discover the All Culinary Delights of Yountville

In the small town of Yountville, located about 6 miles from the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, you’ll find more Michelin stars per capita than any other place in the US.

Quaint, picturesque, and completely walkable, Yountville is a haven for foodies who love fine wines and high-end cuisine. There are no less than 19 tasting rooms within a 1-mile radius, and James Beard Award winner Thomas Keller, owner of The French Laundry and Bouchon, holds four of his seven Michelin stars in Yountville.

Savor the Flavors of Locally Curated, Farm to Fork Dining

VINeleven at the Napa Valley Marriott is the hidden gem of Napa’s celebrated culinary scene. With an onsite garden, the restaurant offers a true garden-to-table dining experience. The menus feature regionally inspired dishes that focus on the season’s freshest ingredients. The atmosphere is elegant yet relaxed, and there’s a patio with fire pits for diners seeking an al fresco setting. 

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