Napa Valley & Sonoma Active Culinary Family Walking & Hiking Tour - 20s & Beyond
Vineyards & Farm-to-Table Delights
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From oak-studded mountains to vineyard-laced hills. From exhilarating hikes to exclusive tastings of wine, cheese and olive oil. Experience a delicious slice of the place we call the Wine Country, as seen through the eyes of local vintners, chefs and artisans. A memorable epicurean experience awaits. Enjoy every taste!
- Taste the valley's best vintages, connect with local winemakers and participate in an interactive cooking class
- Stroll (and sample!) in the famed The French Laundry's idyllic garden, where Thomas Keller draws inspiration for his culinary creations
- Enjoy seasonal produce, a multitude of cheeses, fresh-baked breads, olive oil, honey... the local bounty is virtually endless
- Hike among towering long-lived coastal redwoods that stand as a testament to the wonders of the natural world
Day 1 Wind through an oak- and manzanita-covered hillside, landing at a spectacular lookout with sweeping views of Sonoma Valley | Stroll past historic Mission San Francisco Solano and gather for lunch in downtown's historic Sonoma Square | Splurge at one of Sonoma Plaza's shops or wine-tasting rooms | Unwind in healing mineral waters during a Bathing Ritual treatment at the Fairmont's well-known spa.
Day 2 Hike in the rugged Mayacamas Mountains through several ecosystems, from oak woodland to conifer forest | Enjoy stellar views during a hillside picnic and wine tasting | Learn about the craft of olive oil making during a tasting from a local expert | Explore the quaint town of Healdsburg then relax at the hotel, grabbing a cocktail at the hotel's farm-to-bar concept.
Day 3 Ancient coastal redwoods provide a majestic backdrop for our hike in Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve | Savor a fresh lunch at an organic farm | Play bocce ball or enjoy a glass of rosé before we dine in style at Solbar restaurant.
Days 4-5 Hike along a historic mining trail in the shadow of dramatic lava pinnacles | Borrow a bike from our hotel and check out Calistoga's boutiques and galleries | Visit the majestic Culinary Institute of America at Greystone for a hands-on cooking class | Tour the garden at The French Laundry, Thomas Keller's landmark restaurant, followed by lunch at one of his acclaimed bistros.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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