The road is about 30 miles long and connects the five major towns of Napa to Calistoga. Chances are you will find yourself driving along this scenic route whether you plan to or not.
Certainly, wineries and wine tasting rooms/wine bars are the preferred places to drink in this area, but if you’re looking for something different, there are a few good bars/breweries to choose from.
This is a great place to stop and get a quick meal. There are many different purveyors, from authentic Italian pizza to French crepes and Venezuelan food, and everything is fresh and local.
The train passes through the old industrial section of Napa, before opening up through spectacular scenery of the vineyards and agriculture of Napa Valley.
Some of the biggest festivals in the region are the Truffle Festival, which is held every January. Then there is the Music in the Vineyards festival, a music festival held every August.