9 days in Calistoga, Napa & St. Helena Itinerary

9 days in Calistoga, Napa & St. Helena Itinerary

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9 days in Calistoga, Napa & St. Helena Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + taxi:  3​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
St. Helena
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Phoenix


Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gualala Point Regional Park and Williamson Wines Tasting Room. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Calistoga: Ukiah (Nelson Family Vineyards & City of Ten Thousand Buddhas), Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery & Seghesio Family Vineyards) and BobDog Winery (in Cloverdale). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Vincent Arroyo Winery and see the interesting displays at Sharpsteen Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Calistoga trip builder website .

Phoenix to Calistoga is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in January; daily highs in Calistoga reach 58°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Calistoga

#Wineries, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Ukiah, BobDog Winery, Gualala Point Regional Park
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Williamson Wines Tasting Room ©
Williamson Wines Tasting Room
Seghesio Family Vineyards ©
Seghesio Family Vineyards
Vincent Arroyo Winery ©
Vincent Arroyo Winery


Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 31st (Wed), savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then do a tasting at Jessup Cellars Gallery, and then shop like a local with Vella Cheese Company of California.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Napa trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Calistoga to Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Napa can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Napa

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wineries

Side Trips

Jessup Cellars, Vella Cheese Company
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Balloon Rides
Vella Cheese Company ©
Vella Cheese Company

St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like VGS Chateau Potelle Winery and Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Joseph Phelps Vineyards and stop by Dean & DeLuca.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Helena vacation planning site .

St. Helena is very close to Napa. February in St. Helena sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

#Wineries, #Shopping

Side Trips

Oakville, Rutherford
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V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves ©
Del Dotto Estate Winery & Caves
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery