The summer is an exciting time to visit Yountville. Here in the heart of Napa Valley, we spend the summer hosting events, concerts, festivals, and plenty of opportunities to soak up the beautiful nature found in this unique part of the world. And of course, visitors will want to take advantage of the best wine tasting Yountville has to offer.
There is no shortage of Yountville wineries and tasting rooms, and as you taste through the distinctive wines of our region, you’ll also find an award-winning culinary scene to pair with your sensory delights.
Here are just a few things that you can do in Yountville this summer.
Enjoy the beautiful weather by getting outdoors. There are many ways to soak up the sunshine. Hikers can take a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the Vine Trail, a scenic pathway that winds through the valley. You may also choose to pack a picnic and enjoy the fresh air at Yountville Park or Veterans Memorial Park.
If you’re a golf enthusiast, tee off at the nearby golf courses. Book a round at the championship-quality courses of Silverado Resort and Spa or Chardonnay Golf Club, both just a short drive away from Yountville.
For something extra special, take to the skies in a hot air balloon ride. This is an opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views of the vineyards, rolling hills, and picturesque landscapes from a bird’s eye view.
Visit a Yountville winery…or several!
One of the best ways to experience Yountville is through the senses. Visit our renowned wineries and tasting rooms, take a vineyard tour, or attend a wine dinner.
There are so many options to choose from for your Napa Valley wine experience. For the best wine tasting Yountville has to offer, Cornerstone Cellars features the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with focus on the valley’s sub-AVA’s. Also consider notable wineries like Domaine Chandon, Jessup Cellars, and Cliff Lede Vineyards.
Enjoy the world-class culinary scene
In addition to being the home of award-winning wines, Yountville is also a food lovers’ paradise. Treat yourself to a Michelin-star dining experience at the French Laundry, Bouchon Bistro, or Ad Hoc. Don’t forget to try some delectable pastries at Bouchon Bakery.
Our thriving culinary scene is an important part of what makes our community so special, and our renowned chefs are inspired by the abundance of fresh ingredients and distinctive varietals. When you visit our restaurants and cafés, you are signing up for a memorable experience.
Get to know our community through art and history
Yountville is home to impressive fine dining, but it’s also known for its thriving art scene. Steve Rogers Gallery at the Yountville Community Center, where artists display and sell their work five times each year, according to the show’s theme. Yountville also offers many art and cultural events throughout the year including Art, Sip and Stroll, as well as the Yountville Art Walk. The Yountville Art Walk now displays over 38 pieces of sculpture featuring outdoor art exhibits that add vibrancy to the town’s streets.
For a closer look at the region’s history and culture, visit the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville. Explore exhibits that showcase the art, wine, and heritage of Napa Valley, and engage with the local artists and historians through storytelling.
Check their calendar for special events and exhibitions happening during your visit.
Whether you’re spending the day relaxing at a Yountville winery, dining out, or exploring nature, we hope you’ll feel right at home in Yountville.