| Wine Country
Napa Valley is most famously known for its award
winning wines! Here at 1801 First, we don't want you to miss out on
any of it -check out the prominent
wineries who have
recently poured at our inn. There are also many other activities to
enjoy while here. Check out the latest in
Napa Valley activities,
or read the ideas below for more information.
Soaring above the valley in a hot air balloon is certainly a favorite activity. Trips depart very early each morning, weather permitting, and usually include a champagne brunch after the flight. Below is a reputable company that we recommend.
Balloons above the Valley
Along with fabulous wine and spectacular views, you can be sure there are some great options for a vineyard picnic or bistro style lunch. And remember, you can call us! We'd be happy to arrange for a boxed picnic lunch to be prepared ahead of time.
For picnic goodies, we suggest:
Napa General Store - Napa, (707) 259-0762
Oakville Grocery - Oakville, (707) 944-8802
V. Sattui Winery and
Deli - St. Helena, (800)-799-2337
Dean and DeLuca - St. Helena (707) 967-9980
For picnic spots, try:
Pine Ridge Winery - Napa
V.Sattui Winery - St. Helena
Rutherford Hill Winery - Rutherford
Cuvaison Winery - Calistoga
* Remember to show your appreciation for the use of these prized
spots by purchasing a bottle of wine to enjoy with your lunch.
Napa Valley Opera House, Napa
Take in a performance or concert during your stay at the newly
renovated and stunning opera house located downtown. (707) 226 7372
For a truly unique way to see the valley and sample delectable cuisine, take a ride for lunch or dinner on the famous wine train.
(800) 427 4124
Limousines and Tours
Take the worry out of wine tasting, have a luxurious limousine or tour van be your guide and driver. Below are a few recommendations:
Take in the breathtaking scenery on a bicycle-and get some exercise as well!
Napa Valley Bike & Kayak Tours, Napa
(800) 707 2453
Bicycle Trax, Napa
(707) 258 8729