Napa County is north of San Francisco, in California. It’s known for hundreds of hillside vineyards in the Napa Valley wine region. In the city of Napa, Oxbow Public Market features regional gourmet food. The Napa Valley Wine Train is a vintage locomotive and traveling restaurant running through the valley. Northwest of Napa is Yountville, a town known for high-end restaurants and sparkling wine. Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada by the Sierra Nevadas and Lake Tahoe. Dubbed “The Biggest Little City in the World,” it’s known for its casinos and its proximity to many ski resorts. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. It’s known for its beaches and ski resorts. On the southwest shore, Emerald Bay State Park contains the 1929 Nordic-style mansion Vikingsholm.
Day 1: San Francisco, CA Napa Valley Sacramento, CA
Today, we are starting our tour at San Francisco, CA and you can choose to be picking up from San Francisco-area hotel. If you wish to be picking up outside of San Francisco-areas, please advise your pick up address when check out. ***Please note that surcharge may apply for picking up outside of San Francisco.
Our first stop of the day is the famous Napa Valley, Castello di Amorosa or Sonoma Valley where you will be treated to an in-depth tour of the winemaking process. Be ready to add to your wine cellar – these wines not available in retail stores.
Please advise which winery you wish to have wine tasting and lunch when check out so that we could make arrangement for you in advance. ***Please note that wine tasting fees is not included.
After the winery tours, here’s a nice option: board the Napa Valley Wine Train‘s lovingly restored glass-domed Pullman cars to experience the golden age of rail travel. At the end of the day, we will head to Sacramento, CA where we will spend the night. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy Hotel: Travelodge by Wyndham Sacramento or similar hotel
- Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Sacramento or similar hotel
- Deluxe Hotel: Sacramento Marriott or similar hotel
Day 2: Sacramento, CA Reno,NV
After the relaxing stay, we will visit the California State Capitol in Sacramento, CA. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process.
Next we will head to Reno, NV which dubbed “The Biggest Little City in the World,” it’s known for its casinos and its proximity to many ski resorts. We will spend some free time in the casino resorts for the rest of the day. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites or similar hotel
- Standard Hotel: Ramada by Wyndham Reno Hotel and Casino or similar hotel
- Deluxe Hotel: Grand Sierra Resort and Casino or similar hotel
Day 3: Reno, NV Lake Tahoe San Francisco, CA
Today we will visit the beautiful Lake Tahoe. The scenic Lake Tahoe nestled in the crook of California is the largest alpine lake in North America. In addition to being a wonderful place to swim, fish, and boat, Lake Tahoe features winter activities like skiing and snowboarding.
Next, we will head back to San Francisco, CA to conclude the tour. In the evening, you will be drop off at the San Francisco-area hotel. Please advise your drop off address when check out.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||San Francisco|
|SUGGESTED DEPARTURE TIME||8:00am to maximize sightseeing time|