Whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway or a full week of vacation, the Napa Valley is a fabulous fall destination. When you think of vacation, you might think of the beach and summer months but in some places, the fall season is more beautiful and interesting than a typical summer trip. Many events occur in Napa during the fall that coincide with the grape harvest and natural beauty of changing seasons.
The hiking trails in and around Napa will transport you to a world of natural beauty no matter what season you visit. In the fall the scent of fermented grapes fills the air, creating an aromatherapy experience while you hike through some of the most beautiful trails in the world. The fiery colors and foliage combine with amazingly warm October and November days to make the experience one you won’t forget.
Finishing your hike with a delicious dinner and view of the sunset along with an excellent wine makes a memory that will last forever.
Of course, wine is a major reason to visit the Napa Valley at any time of the year. But there’s plenty to see and do at wineries in the fall. The harvest is in and guests can view the fermentation and preparation process first-hand. Tours offered by vineyards during the fall often include tastings and food pairings for various types of wine.
The Napa Valley Film Festival is an annual event in November. For five days, visitors can enjoy independent films along with food from a variety of top-notch chefs and hundreds of fine wines in gorgeous venues throughout the valley.
If a fall Napa trip is in your future make plans for November, you won’t want to miss this event.
Fall Themed Pampering
Napa Valley’s many resorts and spas offer seasonal services that coincide with holidays and seasons. Fall-themed pampering may include indulgent Calistoga mud baths, pumpkin spice facials, Cabernet skin treatments and cranberry-pomegranate fresh-made soaks. Indulge in a couple’s fall spa day and start a very romantic and relaxing Napa Valley tradition when you book your room with Napa Valley Hotel & Suites!
Many people take vacations during the summertime, considering Labor Day to be the end of vacation season. Heading to the Napa Valley extends that season. Visiting Napa during the fall is just as exciting and entertaining as any other destination at the height of summertime.