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Activities to explore in Napa Valley besides wine tasting

by Aurora Park Vacation Rentals

Napa Valley is recognized as one of the greatest wine destinations across the globe. Napa Valley is a magical corner of the world just an hour's drive from north of San Francisco. The valley's sunshine is cooled by coastal breezes, with a climate that works beautifully for vineyards growing grapes, and perfectly for humans enjoying the valley's ever-present sense of fun. The region is known for its tremendous vineyards and wineries but still there are many more things to do besides wine tasting. Napa Valley offers an array of activities for its every kind of traveller to have a wonderful experience.

This article covers some of the activities which travellers can do in Napa Valley apart from wine tasting: 

Explore Oxbow Public Market

This market spreads across 40,000 square foot where you can see various vendors selling things such as coffee, spices, chocolates, gifts, organic produce, three course meals and even handicrafts. Exploring Oxbow Public Market is the best way to spend your day with your friends and family. Here, you can eat, shop or just sit, relax and enjoy your time. Some of the eating hotspots in the market include C Casa, Kitchen Door, Three Twins, and Hog Island Oyster Bar among others.  

Rejuvenate yourself with mud baths

Mud baths in Calistoga are a great detoxifying way to relax and rejuvenate. Your visit to Calistoga is incomplete without having a traditional mud bath. The treatment combines a mud bath, steam room, blanket wrap and message. The entire session takes around two hours but will leave your skin feel cleansed and smoother. It has medical benefits also such as detoxification of the body; relieving joint and muscle pain and also promotes relaxation.

Know about the art of chocolate making

One of the best activities to do on your trip to Napa Valley is to learn the art of chocolate making from Anette of Anette’s Chocolates. It is a small cozy shop that sells some of the best chocolates, truffles and brittles of the region. Besides eating these chocolates, you can also go for their educational tour in which they will make you learn the art of chocolate making.    

Soar above the region in a hot air balloon

It starts early in the morning but is surely an amazing way to see extraordinary beauty of Napa Valley. A ride in a hot air balloon gives you an unbeatable and magical experience which you will never forget. This adventure fills your heart with enchantment and excitement. You can go for a private flight or with a group of upto 20 other people. It takes you for an hour-long drifting above the region where you can enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the valley. Though, it is a little costly adventure but surely a memorable one. Most of the air balloon tourism companies also offer a breakfast and champagne option.   

Once you are in Napa Valley, stay at one of the best Napa Cottages like Aurora Park Cottages. Escape to this peaceful oasis in California’s Napa Valley tucked into the scenic hillside, steps from downtown Calistoga.

Settle in to these luxurious private cottages that feature amenities designed for your ultimate comfort. Contemporary decor, cozy furnishings and premium down-filled beds invite you to relax and forget the outside world. Complimentary Wi-Fi and high-definition TV will keep you entertained during your stay. Private decks with inviting tables offer the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or a glass of local wine.


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