If you are the type of traveler that just has to be outdoors, Napa Valley is one of the best places to visit. The area’s natural beauty is breathtaking morning, noon and night, and an incredible way to experience the Wine Country is with Churchill Manor and Getaway Adventures in Napa. Stay with us to appease the side of you that craves luxury and relaxation. And book a hiking, biking or kayak tour with Getaway Adventures to satisfy your sense of adventure. Find out how their engaging tours and signature picnics can offer you a one-of-a-kind experience.
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Getaway Adventures’ tours kick off a short distance from Churchill Manor. Their Napa Valley Hiking Tours are popular for avid hikers as well as beginners. And for those who like to take it up a notch, their combination biking-and-kayaking tour is the perfect solution. Tours are available year-round and include one-day and multi-day adventures. They also include a gourmet Wine Country picnic that offers simple-yet-inspired dishes created using local, organic ingredients and served buffet-style.
Since Getaway Adventures has been guiding hiking tours for more than 20 years, they have pinpointed all of the gorgeous places to hike in the Napa Valley. Their guides are well-versed on the best trails to explore and the flora and fauna you may experience during your excursion.
Whether you select one of their custom-designed hikes or a regularly scheduled hike, you will get some great exercise and experience some of the best views of the valley. Hikes range from 2 to 5 hours, during which you will have the chance to explore shady trails or marvel at Redwoods. Take an easy-paced hike for a bit of fresh air or challenge yourself to an exhilarating climb to the peak of a mountain. Either way, you will be rewarded with expansive views of the majestic mountains and lush valleys that surround you.
Getaway’s Napa Valley Pedal ‘N Paddle Tour offers the perfect mix of biking and kayaking. You’ll meet your group and depart by 10 a.m. to explore several wineries in the Carneros region. It is one thing to whizz past the vineyards and fields of mustard flowers in your car and quite another to cruise by it on a bicycle. Your knowledgeable guide will educate you on all things Napa Valley while you breathe in the fresh air and take in the extraordinary landscape.
A few of the family owned wineries you may visit include Etude Wines, Ceja Vineyards, Acacia Vineyard, Bouchaine Vineyards, Starmont Winery and Vineyards. Each time you pull into a vineyard and park your bike to tour and taste the locally made wine, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment to be experiencing Napa Valley this way.
After an incredible Wine Country picnic lunch, you’ll trade your bike for a kayak and enjoy a rigorous trip down the Napa River. Whether you’re a beginner or you have spent many hours paddling in a kayak, you’ll love drifting down the river observing wildlife. Make sure you have a waterproof camera handy to take pictures of blue heron, snowy egret and more.
The Pedal N’ Paddle Tour concludes about 3:30 p.m., allowing you plenty of time to freshen up and join us for our nightly wine tasting at Churchill Manor.
No matter which tour you take with Getaway Adventures in Napa, you can return to your beautiful room at Churchill Manor to relax after an exciting day. You can start each day with a delicious gourmet breakfast served in our dining room or on the piazza and return from your excursion in time to enjoy a glass of wine during our nightly happy hour. Find your perfect room and find out more things to do and see during your stay when you download our free Vacation Guide to Napa Valley.
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