6 days in Napa & Walnut Creek Itinerary

6 days in Napa & Walnut Creek Itinerary

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6 days in Napa & Walnut Creek Itinerary

Start: Walnut Creek
Drive:  45​min
1
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Walnut Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Yosemite National Park

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then do a tasting at Goosecross Cellars, then do a tasting at Jarvis Estate, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Skyline Wilderness Park. On the next day, do a tasting at Sequoia Grove Winery, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at von Strasser Family of Wines, then learn about winemaking at Moone Tsai Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

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Walnut Creek to Napa is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Walnut Creek in October since evenings lows in Napa dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Walnut Creek.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Trails

Side Trips

St. Helena, Goosecross Cellars, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, von Strasser Family of Wines
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Goosecross Cellars ©
Goosecross Cellars
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Skyline Wilderness Park ©
Skyline Wilderness Park

3
nights
Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek ©
Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 16mi east of the city of Oakland. Get some historical perspective at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park and St. John The Baptist Catholic Church. You'll get in some beach time at Natural Bridges State Beach and Santa Cruz Harbor Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walnut Creek: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton), Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Moss Landing) and Sunnyvale Bay Trail (in Sunnyvale). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lindsay Wildlife Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lafayette Reservoir, explore the landscape on two wheels at Diablo Hills Regional Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens at Heather Farms.

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You can drive from Napa to Walnut Creek in an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Walnut Creek when traveling from Napa in October, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Walnut Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Lafayette Reservoir, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, St. John The Baptist Catholic Church
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