Around the Resort
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Di Rosa Preserve
Located on 217 beautiful acres, di Rosa Preserve is a natural oasis featuring one of the largest and most significant Bay Area art collections in the world. Encompassing beautiful vineyards, olive trees, a 35 acre lake, and a natural wildlife preserve, di Rosa Preserve features over 2,000 works of art by more than 800 artists displayed in harmony with nature - in magnificent outdoor arenas, a 130-year old winery-turned-residence, an ancient olive grove and on the lake.

Jarvis Conservatory
Opened in 1995, Jarvis Conservatory provides training and workshops for artists. A magnificent theater and an acoustic marvel with 220 seats, the Conservatory is dedicated to teaching and performing serious art forms, including dance, film, music and puppetry. Workshops in Zarzuela, Opera and French Baroque Dances are continuously part of the programs offered.

Napa Valley Opera House
Located in downtown Napa, the beautifully restored Napa Valley Opera House is a historic treasure showcasing world-renowned artists, performers and musicians. Since 1879 this magnificent theater has entertained and inspired the people of Napa Valley with exciting opera performances, concerts -jazz, classical, rock and country - comedy and family shows.


Oxbow Park Preserve
What is that natural setting behind the hotel? We a fortunate to have a front row seat to one of the bay areas nature preserves. The Oxbow Park Preserve is situated across the Napa River from the hotel and offers our guests a serene back drop to their Napa Valley visit. The park recently opened to the public and offers a wonderful picnic area and nature walking trails.

Napa River

One of the largest rivers in California, the Napa River flows through Napa Valley on a 55-mile journey from the headwaters of Mount St. Helena to San Pablo Bay. The river winds through mountain slopes, vineyards, pastures, grasslands and downtown Napa, and is home to a diversity of wildlife, fish and birds.

Alston Park

Napa’s Alston Park offers easy hiking and views of Napa Valley. With 157 natural acres of open space and breathtaking views of the city, Napa's majestic beauty is ideal for nature walks, hiking, jogging, horseback riding, mountain biking and picnics.

Old Faithful Geyser of California
Calistoga - One of the most famous Faithful Geysers in the world, this natural extravaganza of erupting boiling hot water takes place about every 30 to 40 minutes, shooting thousands of gallons of water 60 feet into the air. Old Faithful appears as a shallow pool of water until the main attraction. With Mount St. Helena in the background, the atmosphere offers an idyllic setting for family outings and picnics.

Petrified Forest
Calistoga - This beautiful forest takes you back 3 million years as you follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood trees in a grove in the Napa Valley wine country. The Petrified Forest was created 3.5 million years ago when Mount St. Helena erupted and buried the giant trees in volcanic ash. Take a ½-mile walking tour of the spectacular upper meadow and learn about the volcanic activity and forest petrification. A 100 foot-high Ash Fall contains deposits of volcanic material.

Carolyn Parr Nature Center - Napa

Located in Napa, the Carolyn Parr Nature Center depicts animals of five local habitats and houses a children’s nature library. This nature center offers tours and interpretive programs aimed at demonstrating the impact that civilization has on the natural world.

Napa Valley Hot Air Balloon Adventures
Napa Valley is home to the country's most remarkable scenery - from rolling hills to historic vineyards. Discover beautiful sights from an unparalleled vantage point by booking an unforgettable ride aboard a Napa Hot Air Balloon.

Balloons Above the Valley

Napa - Greet the sunrise and the morning mist as you gently dance with the winds and enjoy the majestic beauty at 500 to 2,000 feet above Napa Valley in a stunning hot air balloon. During your flight your pilot will narrate the beautiful sites of Napa valley. After floating above the vineyards, flowers and farms for about one hour, you will gently settle back into the arms of the pristine land. Celebrate your adventure with a festive champagne brunch in a serene wine country setting at the Vineyard Garden. Balloon Aviation of Napa Valley Yountville.

Napa Valley Aloft

Fly above the stunning vineyards of Napa Valley with Napa Valley's oldest and most experienced hot air balloon companies. Take flight from the delightful town of Yountville and enjoy a fantastic Napa Valley adventure with experienced pilots.

Balloon Aviation of Napa Valley Yountville

Enjoy an exhilarating and wonderful hot air balloon experience above the vineyards, wildflowers, and beautiful hills of Napa Valley. Balloon Aviation of Napa Valley offers you a magical view of Napa Valley from the peaceful clouds above.

Napa Valley Aloft
Fly above the stunning vineyards of Napa Valley with Napa Valley's oldest and most experienced hot air balloon companies. Take flight from the delightful town of Yountville and enjoy a fantastic Napa Valley adventure with experienced pilots.

Aerostat Adventures
Fly over the beautiful Napa Valley moving across the land of vineyards and experiencing the magical beauty of countryside.

Napa River Adventures
Enjoy a peaceful tour of Napa Valley with Napa River Adventures. Cruise along the calm Napa River on 10-pasenger luxury electric riverboats and experience the valley from a different perspective. The Napa River tour sights include Downtown Napa, Copia, the wetlands and gorgeous sweeping vistas of the Valley. Tours offer information on current river developments, local history and ecology. Rent canoes and kayaks for a close look at wetlands and marshes. Tours leave from the Main Street Dock in Downtown Napa.

Wineries and Wine Tours

The soul of wine making in America, Napa Valley is a wine lover’s heaven on earth. Captivate your senses as you explore the beautiful rolling hills and vine-braided terrain of Napa Valley, home to more than 250 vineyards and wineries that produce award-winning wines with excellent flavor and diversity Napa, California is blessed with hundreds of thousands of acres of gorgeous vineyards and spectacular wineries and tasting rooms. Whether you taste your way through downtown tasting rooms or wind your way through the radiant countryside, you’ll discover a sip of bliss around every turn. Join a wine tasting tour, sample pours at the tasting salons, and experience the annual wine events that make your wine journey an amazing experience.

Artesa Vineyards & Winery - 5 miles

Domaine Carneros - 5 miles

Trefethen Family Vineyards - 5 miles

Clos Du Val - 6 miles

The Hess Collection - 10 miles

Cakebread Cellars- 13 miles

Robert Mondavi Winery - 15 miles

Stag's Leap Wine Cellar - 15 miles

Peju Winery - 18 miles

Rutherford Wine Co.- 19 miles

Napa Valley Wine Train
The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world's most well-known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back. Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1915-1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car as they pass the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley.