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Trips With Pets to Napa Valley – A Wonderful Getaway

Trips with pets to Napa Valley makes for a relaxing, yet decadent experience. Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world and includes several regions: St. Helena, Napa, Calistoga, Oakville/Rutherford and Yountville. With breathtaking views at every turn, there are picturesque rolling hills dotted with pet-friendly vineyards and wineries. Chimney Rock is a Dutch-inspired winery estate nestled in the renowned Silverado Trail. Visitors can discover the magic of wine and sample the winery’s hallmark silky reds and seductive white wines. This winery has tours where visitors can stroll through the barrel rooms and a state-of-the-art production facility.

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For a fun afternoon in wine country, the Merryvale Vineyards sponsors a Summer Whites and Rose Croquet event at its winery. Guests can enjoy a day of croquet while pairing wine and cheese from a selection of library wines.

There are even dog-friendly wineries in Napa Valley. The Regusci Winery in the Stags Leap District is a wonderful winery to go to with your pet. The Dutch Henry Winery in Calistoga offers free wine tasting for dog owners and water for parched pooches. Dogs are allowed to roam around the barrels and sample the corks. Scott Chafen is the owner of this winery and keeps his two Airdale terriers on premises.

In addition to its fine wineries, trips with pets to Napa makes for an extraordinary time for you and your pet in other ways. It has plenty of pet-friendly parks, pet-friendly restaurants and pet-friendly hotels. Trips with pets to Napa Valley is a fun adventure for both pet owners and pets. The Canine Commons Dog Park in Napa is a three-acre park with water, benches and pooper scoopers. It has approximately 100 acres with dog-friendly on-leash trails and some off-leash trails. Located on Shelter Avenue, the Shurtleff Dog Park offers an off-leash exercise area.

Trips with Pets to Napa Means Full Days of Fun

There are plenty of pet-friendly restaurants in Napa, including Gilllwoods at the Town Center and Rutherfood Grill. Both restaurants serve up some delectable Californian cuisine and feature outdoor patios for pets. After dining, pet owners can let their dog run free at the large off-leash nature preserve, Alston Park. Or, they can take a stroll around the downtown over to Veterans Memorial Park on the Napa River or  Downtown is a wonderful place to roam and there are many benches around the town for people-watching.

Just a few minutes from Napa is Calistoga’s Old Faithful Geyser. Both dogs and cats are welcome at the geyser. Typically, the geyser erupts every 40 minutes. With water shooting over 60 feet into the air, it’s a site to be appreciated. Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after.

Finding Accommodations

Trips to Napa Valley are easy and start by finding the right place to stay. Accommodations for traveling with pets to Napa Valley are abundant throughout the city. The Westin Verasa is a pet friendly hotel on the Napa River with panoramic mountain views. Pet amenities include a plush bed, food and water bowls and a dog welcome pack. The 3 Palms Napa Valley Hotel is a pet friendly hotel just a few minutes from the Napa Valley Opera House.

Remember, booking early is essential when traveling with pets. See what’s available today so you get the best deals. Start your search for pet friendly hotels in Napa here. Then sit back and think of all the fun things you can do when you get there!

With so many pet friendly attractions and hotels in Napa, pet owners can enjoy the splendor of the city with their pets close by. It is no wonder so many find taking trips with pets to Napa such a wonderful experience, it often becomes a favorite weekend getaway. Start planning your trip by browsing through our Napa Travel Guide exclusively for pet owners. It is easier than you think!

Posted by Lisa on Jul 12, 2012 in Blog, no comments
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