Things to Do

Things to Do

Tours & Activities

The following excursions are available to help guests take advantage of Napa Valley's best adventures. Mention them to the innkeeper when confirming your reservation, and we'll gladly assist with arrangements.

Don't see something below that fits what you are looking for? If you would like to customize a package, tour, or activity, please discuss with your innkeeper when confirming your reservation.  We can often work with our business associates to create what you want!

Prices of below and custom experiences are subject to change without notice. Specials must be mentioned at time of reservation.

Air Balloons

Hot Air Ballooning

Explore wine country on a whole new level with a Napa Valley Balloons ride! Enjoy a sunrise flight featuring unparalleled views of world-renowned vineyards, mountains, and the valley. Includes complimentary hotel pick-up and return service and a 45 minute to 1-hour hot air balloon ride. Expectant mothers are not permitted to fly. Children must be at least 8 years old. Cancellation policies apply. Ask for details.

Group Fun


$119 per person (Sunday through Friday), $139 Saturdays only

An intimate yet social and lighthearted way to see and taste the best wineries. Guests will be picked up by 10:30am, and returned to the inn around 5:00pm. Excursion includes 4-5 boutique wineries with up to 12 other guests. Includes deli lunch (usually outside at one of the stops, weather permitting), as well as snacks and water throughout the day.

$119 per person, Sunday - Friday. $139 on Saturdays.

Blend & Buzz

Coffee Excursion

An amazing coffee tasting that will help you understand, taste, and identify different single varietal coffees, roasts, and blends. After a short educational slideshow, guests will indulge in the flavor and aromatic characteristics of five French-pressed coffees from growing regions: The Americas (Guatemala, Mexico, or Colombia), Africa (Ethiopia), and Indonesia (Sumatra or Papua New Guinea). Guests will even craft their own blend by mixing the coffees as they wish.

$95 per couple, $15 for each additional guest (max pax 8). Includes a 12 oz. bag of coffee.

Cast & Catch

Fly Fishing

Catch and release half-day or full-day excursions to Putah Creek, includes rods, reels, and flies.  Limited waders available to rent. Fishing license must be procured through Sweeney’s Sporting Goods or through the State of California Fishing License website.

Call for pricing. Lunch included.  

Walk & Shop

Explore Downtown Napa

Spend a day exploring downtown Napa! Discover more than 25 tasting rooms eager to delight your palette, pick up a picnic lunch at the Oxbow Public Market, relax beside the river in Veteran’s Memorial Park, enjoy a patio lunch at Angele, Celadon or Kitchen Door, discover new art at Quent Cordair Fine Art, visit our kitchen store (Shackford’s), or find your inner-kid at Annette’s Chocolate Factory.  This list goes on and on! There is SO MUCH to do. For more ideas, visit

Chefs Kiss

Private Cooking Class

Cooking With Julie and The Silverado Cooking School are two great options that offer private lessons. Learn to shop for and prepare meals from scratch using the freshest ingredients!

The Silverado Cooking School with Chef Malcolm will teach and help you explore your culinary genius with menus, fresh ingredients, and lots of hands on experience.  4 hours.

*$95/pp with a minimum of $300.


Stay and Shop

Whether shopping for yourself or looking for souvenirs for friends and family, don’t miss your opportunity to shop in historic downtown Napa, Napa Premium Outlet Mall, V-Marketplace, and St. Helena.

Swing & Stay

Hit the Links

Golf amongst the vineyards and wetland preserve at Eagle Vines Golf Club or the prestigious Chardonnay Golf Club.

Horseback Riding


Enjoy a relaxing horseback ride through the vineyards at Shadybrook Estates Winery at Rapp Ranch, followed by a tasting for Four Estate Wines (1 White, 3 Reds). Shadybrook Estates Winery is located less than 10 minutes from the inn. An Ultimate Romance Experience package is also available, which includes a private ride, cheeses, charcuterie, and dessert as part of your tasting experience, plus a private visit with the cellar master to enjoy tasting from the barrel.


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