Travel Blogs from Yountville
I treated Erik to a day in Napa Valley for our 10th Anniversary. As part of the present, I arranged a private bike tour with "Napa Valley Bike Tours" in Yountville. They are located 2 blocks from the hotel we were staying in - the Yountville Inn. The bike tour was great fun, but we both wish it was longer. I told our tour guide we preferred big …
... and even an old turkey who gobbles on command (the trained turkey was supposed to be dinner years ago, but now he seems to be more of a pet). Pat must be a little crazy or just have waaay too much money, because he built a series of ponds as well, put in a lock system so he can ride it up and down, and has a chris craft boat floating in the little pond so he can make lazy circles I guess. Either way, we're jealous. In Napa, we learned from a tour guide the truth in ...
... this must be where the money is). The light rain in the air reminded me of when I lived on the West Coast. This was the type of rain that you know will eventually go away - generally in three to four months. Well, when you are handed lemons, get out the salt and tequila. The strategy was to dress properly, adjust speed and enjoy. Riding along this route felt like 'old home week'. Passing the estates of my old friends such as: Robert Mondavi, Opus One, ...
... by 6 p.m., we found that they had outdone themselves again. They had these amazing halibut filets with a mango/avocado/onion salsa on top, with asparagus and new potatoes on the side. Bret and I completely cleaned our plates.
We got to spend some good quality time with them and their baby. We watched baby Denali *********, *********, ************ LOL It was actually really great to see how he’d changed ...
... PCH) onward to Stinson Beach. Although the water was too cold to enjoy, the sunshine and ambiance were perfect. We laid out on the beach on Joanna's bright pink towel discussing future plans and other vacations, while taking in the always-refreshing feeling of the sand between the toes.
By this time, we were animated to be spending the evening on a houseboat in Sausalito, just north of San Francisco across the Golden ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
NYE in sleepy Yountville
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