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Top 5 Safe and Convenient Outdoor Activities in Napa During COVID-19

July 11, 2020
Category: Restaurants, Social Distancing, Shopping, Golfing

Most of California’s cities and counties are now in stage 2 of the reopening phases amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of a complete lockdown, many businesses and retail establishments can restart operations, provided they meet the enhanced safety measures for protecting their employees and patrons. Similarly, after months of a complete and absolute shelter-in-place directive, you and your families now have the freedom to move around and enjoy some outdoor activities, while practicing the recommended physical distancing norms.

While the local parks and beaches are always an attractive option for outdoor entertainment, nothing beats the charm of a trip to wine country. The lush, cascading hills, miles of fragrant vineyards, a delectable range of wines, and the region’s world-class culinary offerings can make your outing or weekend getaway a truly memorable one.

Whether you visit Napa with your family, a special someone, or your closest friends, here are some safe outdoor activities to experience the ever-pleasing Napa Valley.

  1. Explore the sparkling lakes, diverse wildlife and beautiful foliage, as you hike or bike across the valley. Choose from a wide range of trails to suit a variety of skill and endurance levels.
  2. Continue to practice physical distancing while teeing off at some of the best golfing greens in the country. Napa’s golf courses are a treat for anyone looking to practice their strokes or swings, or simply spend a fun day outdoors.
  3. Enjoy downtown Napa’s cool vibe as you stroll, walk, run, or bike along the vibrant Napa Riverfront. Don’t miss the marvelous pieces of outdoor art installations at close to 15 different locations across the downtown area. They are a true reflection of Napa’s local artistic talent and capabilities.
  4. Explore wine country’s scenic vistas from vantage points across the Napa River. Napa Valley Paddle is open by appointment and offers multiple rental options on kayaks or paddleboards with convenient curbside delivery.
  5. Many of Napa’s restaurants offer fantastic outdoor seating, where you can make the most of a warm, sunny day. The music and a wide choice of delightful food and wine pairings will only elevate your outdoor dining experience. Call ahead to make reservations as most restaurants have limited their overall occupancy to comply with physical distancing norms.

For quick and easy access to Napa’s outdoor activities, stay at Napa Valley Hotel and Suites, a quaint boutique hotel in the heart of Historic Downtown Napa. Our fantastic location will put you right in the middle of all the attractions in wine country.

Guests applaud our central location and warm hospitality:

  • “Conveniently located in the heart of beautiful downtown Napa. Very clean and so well run. Service was excellent – so kind and friendly – made my stay really enjoyable and made me feel so welcome. Parking available on site.”
  • “Gary and staff are super nice, accommodating and refreshing to be around… had a great stay and felt very welcomed!“
  • “Location is perfect for walking to any of the many restaurants or wine bars in downtown Napa.”

To reserve a clean, comfortable suite at a central location in downtown Napa, call 707-226-1871 or use our easy online booking system.