Things to do
Napa Valley in Northern California harbors a rich history of luxury and fine wine. For many who consider this region as America’s capital for wine, the countryside of Napa features a growing array of contemporary wineries, tasting rooms, restaurants, and outdoor activities to check out before, during, or after the Digital Marketing Strategies Conference.
A GLIMPSE AT THINGS TO DO IN NAPA
PLAN YOUR WINERY TOUR
The DMSC Cocktail Hour and Winemaker Receptions are one way to enjoy some local wine, but with over 375 wineries in the area, a visit to Napa Valley is incomplete without an actual visit to one. Raise a glass and taste the balanced aromas of world-class wines. Here are a few popular wineries we suggest or click here to find other wineries you may want to explore.
Highly renowned and critically acclaimed as a top-rated winery in the Napa Valley area, Robert Mondavi Winery produces some of the finest wines you may ever come across in a lifetime. Detailed in their grape growing innovation and embellished with beautiful artwork throughout, Robert Mondavi Winery is the center for fine wine, culinary cuisine, and the arts in Napa Valley.
When you visit Peju Winery in Rutherford, you will be encompassed in the beauty of gracious estate gardens and a diverse portfolio of wines. Fostering a sustainable and environmentally conscious process through five estates, this family-owned and operated winery is an integral part of the Napa Valley landscape. Come enjoy their wines while learning about their history and style while admiring the beauty of peaceful gardens.
WHITEHALL LANE WINERY
From grape to glass, Whitehall Lane Winery in Napa Valley’s historic Rutherford appellation welcomes you to experience the cycles of vines as they produce award-winning wines. Placed in the epicenter of Napa Valley, Whitehall Lane Winery offers various experiences when you visit including their traditional wine tour tasting, walking tour of the vineyard, garden area for picnicking, and club area that gives a birds-eye view of the vineyard.
Enliven your senses at Chandon Winery where California’s leading sparkling wine has been crafted since 1974, combining traditional French techniques and winemaking knowledge with the beautiful, sun-ripened fruit of California to craft sparkling wines of the highest quality. Located in the picturesque town of Yountville, Chandon Winery allows walk-ins (based on availability and weather) but encourages reservations to secure your visit and experience through the rolling gardens and lush patios.
A VARIETY ACTIVITIES TO EXPERIENCE IN NAPA & YOUNTVILLE
Don’t spend all of your time in Napa Valley at the conference hotel. There’s even more indoor and outdoor enjoyment to be had in Napa and Yountville. We encourage you to soak up all the beautiful scenery, arts, and culture this region has to offer.
HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES
A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, hot air ballooning in Napa Valley is one of the most unique ways to appreciate the valley’s rustic landscape. A nature walk in the sky during the sunrise across the valley will surely take your breath away.
ARTS & CULTURE
For those with a love and eye for artistic expression, Napa Valley is home to a collection of creative curators and endeavors. Find the latest art, film, music and architectural experiences through art galleries, art walks, museums, performance venues, and much more. You will be sure to be inspired and amazed by the level of craftsmanship talent around.
With some free time available you can add a shopping spree to your visit in Downtown Napa where you will find several boutique shops and galleries for fashion, jewelry, wine, gourmet food, sweets, cookware, and much more. Supporting locally-owned businesses, a stroll through shopping centers is a great relaxation activity.
NIGHTLIFE & MUSIC SCENE
Even when the sun goes down, the Napa Valley area is still more lively than ever. With an energetic music scene filled with cocktails, dancing, and live music, you can end your day on an exciting note.
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO
NAPA VALLEY & YOUNTVILLE
Your time in the Napa Valley area will not be short of a high-spirit, activity-filled experience. From the various premier wineries to diverse offerings of outdoor and indoor activities, be sure to plan out your visit with an itinerary best suited for you.
Learn more about Napa Valley & Yountville activities available to you.