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NAPA VALLEY- SONOMA COUNTY
TRAVEL GUIDE

A vineyard in Sonoma County, California


Napa Valley and Sonoma County have put California on the map when it comes to wine. The fertile grounds and bountiful wineries produce a quaint portrait of abundance and growth to which the region is known. Boasting more than 300 wineries, the agricultural landscape of the region is resplendently ripe with fields of its trademark fruit, which is a major economic resource flourishing through tourism and production. Napa's bucolic and serene environment is perfect whether you're wine tasting or simply taking in the sights. For a slight change of pace, Sonoma County offers plenty of shops, restaurants and more to make your trip memorable.




TRAVEL EVENT

A performance from this year's Broadway Under the Stars in Sonoma, California
SHOW TUNES IN SONOMA
Broadway Under the Stars
If you're traveling to Sonoma this summer and love musicals, you'll want to attend Broadway Under the Stars at the Jack London State Historic Park. Presented by Transcendence Theater Company, the event features performers from Hollywood and New York who sing their hearts out to Broadway show tunes and popular songs. It's going on now until September 13, so make sure to plan a visit before curtain call.

Learn more at the Transcendence Theater official website



RESTAURANTS

The dining room of Ca' Momi in Napa, California

Napa/Sonoma Restaurants

Top Food Ratings

Wine Tastings & Events

Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants

Top 10 Romantic Restaurants


Top 10 Wine Bars

Top 10 Wine Lists

Best Value Restaurants

Best Kid-friendly Restaurants

Restaurants with the Best Views

Best Special Occasion Restaurants

Best Napa/Sonoma Restaurants




HOTELS

Bardessono Hotel in Yountville, California
WHERE TO STAY
Napa Valley/Sonoma County Hotels
From Calistoga to Yountville, GAYOT offers professional hotel reviews and ratings, so you can enjoy the perfect stay.
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Start looking for the best hotels in Napa and Sonoma



A lodge at the Calistoga Ranch in Napa, California
Top 10 Hotels

Top 10 Bed & Breakfasts

Top 10 Boutique Hotels

Top 10 Business Hotels

Top 10 Romantic Hotels

Top 10 Sexy Hotels

Top 10 Spa Hotels

Top 10 Value Hotels



HOTEL FEATURE STORIES

Meadowood Resort in Napa, California
The Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa (Sonoma)

Embassy Suites Napa Valley (Napa)

The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa (Sonoma)

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa (Sonoma)

Meadowood (St. Helena)

Napa River Inn (Napa)

Vintage Inn (Napa)



TRAVEL

A vineyard in Sonoma County, California
WINE COUNTRY DELIGHTS
Sonoma County
Sonoma County is an ideal place for a retreat from the daily grind. Take a walk through vineyards and taste some of the region's delicious wine or enjoy a spa day for complete relaxation. See GAYOT's 72-hour guide for ideas on how to make the most of your time in Sonoma.

Begin planning your itinerary



Discover the sights of Napa Valley with GAYOT's 72 Hours in Napa Valley guide
NAPA UNCORKED
72 Hours in Napa Valley

As the paramount destination for a wine country odyssey, Napa Valley is home to over 300 wineries and an ever-growing number of culinary masters. No matter where you go here, you'll leave with a palate that's well-pleased.

Set off on your escape to wine country



WINE

Extreme Wine features lesser known quirky wines
WINE ADVENTURES
Extreme Wine

Explore the world of wine with Mike Veseth as he takes a look at the most expensive, cheapest, best and worst of the bunch. Get an inside look at what's happening on the margins of the industry, and discover other fun wine facts.

Find weird and wonderful wines




COOKBOOKS

The Food Lover's Companion to the Napa Valley

Eating Napa & Sonoma: A Food Lover's Guide to Local Products & Local Dining

The Girl and the Fig Cookbook

Marion Cunningham's Lost Recipes

The Food Lover's Companion to the Napa Valley

The Tra Vigne Cookbook: Seasons in the California Wine Country

The Vineyard Kitchen: Menus Inspired by the Seasons

The Wine Sense Diet

A Vineyard Garden: Ideas from the Earth for Growing, Cooking and Entertaining



SPAS

The Spa at the Silverado Resort in Napa, California
TOP SPAS
Napa Valley - Sonoma

Escape to the world-famous wine country of Napa Valley and Sonoma for some romantic renewal at one of these select spas. Lounge in quaint country houses as you gaze across the beautiful scenery, sip wine and receive tip-top treatments from head-to-toe.

Sip on wine and recharge at these spas

*"Broadway Under the Stars" photo credit Mimi Carroll

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