Frommer's Napa & Sonoma Day by Day

Frommer's Napa & Sonoma Day by Day

by Avital Andrews

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118402375
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Series: Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket Series , #283
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Avital Binshtock is a writer and editor who regularly contributes to many media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, where she was an associate editor, and Potentia Media, for which she provides and edits startling-but-true content. She has also done work for National Geographic Television and Elite Traveler, among a number of others. She counts global travel and exploring different cultures almost foremost among her passions, just second to spending time with—and telling the stories of—the people she loves. A California native to the core, Avital was educated at UCLA and Stanford University.

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Table of Contents

18 Favorite Moments 1

1 Strategies for Seeing Napa & Sonoma 5

Napa & Sonoma 6

2 The Best Full-Day Tours 9

The Best of Napa in One Day 10

The Best of Sonoma in One Day 14

The Best of Napa & Sonoma in Three Days—Day 3 18

The Best of Napa & Sonoma in Five Days—Days 4 & 5 22

The Best of Napa & Sonoma in One Week—Days 6 & 7 26

3 The Best Special-Interest Tours 31

Wine Country for Foodies 32

Wine Country with Kids 36

Wine Country for First-Timers 40

Wine Country for Nondrinkers 42

Wine Country for History Buffs 46

A Day for Arts Aficionados 50

Wine Country for Health & Wellness 54

Wine Country for Romance 56

Wine Country Without a Car 60

Wine Country on a Budget 64

4 The Most Charming Towns 67

Napa 68

Where to Dine 72

Sonoma 74

Where to Dine 77

St. Helena 78

Where to Dine 80

Healdsburg 82

Where to Dine 86

Guerneville 88

Where to Dine 89

Yountville 90

Where to Dine 92

Glen Ellen 94

Where to Dine 96

Petaluma 98

Where to Dine 101

Calistoga 102

Where to Dine 105

5 The Great Outdoors 107

Napa by Bike 108

The Best Wine Country Hike 110

From the Russian River to the Pacific Coast 112

6 Napa & Sonoma Lodging 115

Napa Lodging A to Z 118

Sonoma Lodging A to Z 126

7 The Best Wineries 131

Wineries A to Z 134

8 San Francisco 163

The Best of San Francisco in One Day 164

The Best of San Francisco in Two Days 168

The Best of San Francisco in Three Days 172

Lodging A to Z 178

Dining A to Z 181

Shopping A to Z 188

Nightlife & Arts A to Z 191

The Savvy Traveler 195

Before You Go 196

Getting There 199

Getting Around 200

Fast Facts 202

Wine Country: A Brief History 207

A Quick Guide to Wine Varietals 209

Index 212

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