How to Plan the Ultimate Napa Girls’ Getaway

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Wine tasting, spa treatments, and tons of girl talk is there a better way to spend a weekend with your besties? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, planning a bachelorette party, or simply in need of a weekend with friends, Napa Valley is the perfect destination for your next girls’ trip. Read on to learn how to plan the very best Napa girl’s getaway. Then, start packing your bags and get ready for a vacation you will never forget!

Because there are so many amazing attractions in Napa Valley, it can be hard to decide what to do first. To make planning easier, we have selected only the best wineries, restaurants, and accommodations to recommend to you. That way, you can spend less time planning and more time enjoying your time in wine country. Be sure to request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide for a complete list of things to see and do during your Napa girls’ getaway!

Your Guide to Planning the Ultimate Napa Girls’ Getaway

Top Wineries to Visit

You can’t plan a trip to wine country without sampling a few of the world’s best pinots and cabernets for yourself! There are over 400 wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties, and each has something special to offer. The following are some of the top wineries and vineyards in Napa. Visit our website to see a complete list of local wineries by region. 

  • Hess Winery

Both a winery and an art museum, Hess Winery offers one of the most unique wine tasting experiences in Napa Valley. Sign up for an exclusive experience to enjoy your wine paired with artisan cheese plates, chocolate truffles, or an entire three-course meal. While you’re there, make sure to tour the beautiful Mont La Salle vineyard. Then, browse the gorgeous works of art in the Hess Collection. Because this winery is so popular, we recommend making a reservation in advance. 

  • Domaine Carneros

This French-inspired winery has everything you need for the perfect Napa girls’ getaway! Domaine Carneros specializes in a variety of still and sparkling wines. Find a private table on the terrace or relax inside the salon. As you and your girlfriends sip your wine, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the vineyard and lake. To enhance your experience, make sure to sign up for a tour of the vineyards and formal gardens. Reservations are required to enjoy a tour or tasting.

  • Castello di Amorosa

Are you looking for a wine tasting experience fit for a queen? When you visit Castello di Amorosa, you and your friends will feel like you’ve stepped inside a fairytale. That’s because, just as the name suggests, this winery is literally a castle! An authentic replica of a 13th-century Tuscan castle, it is filled with intricate ironwork, hand-cut doors from Italy, coffered ceilings, beautiful hand-painted frescos, and a 12,000-square-foot barrel room. 

Besides the incredible setting, this winery is known for its great selection of high-quality wines. There are several different wine tasting experiences offered here, so check out their website for more details. For the complete royal treatment, we recommend exploring the castle on a guided tour!

Things to See and Do

In addition to great wineries, there are many other fun things to do in Napa. See wine country from a totally new perspective with a hot air balloon ride, take a group cooking class, or climb aboard the Napa Valley wine train for a one-of-a-kind experience. Are you and your girls looking to get massages, facials, or manicures together? Relax and renew with a day of pampering at one of our local spas. If you would really like to rejuvenate your senses, make sure to visit one of the mineral hot springs. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, you’ll find it all here! 

Places to Eat

From casual eateries to high-end Michelin-rated restaurants, there are so many excellent dining options in Napa Valley. The hardest decision you’ll have to make is which one to try first! Here are some of the hottest restaurants in Napa for a girl’s getaway. The best part? All of them are within walking distance from Churchill Manor. Make sure to check out our website for even more restaurant recommendations

  • Grace’s Table

Brunch isn’t just a meal in Napa Valley, it’s a way of life! While this little bistro also serves lunch and dinner, their brunch is second-to-none! Iron skillet cornbread with lavender honey butter, fresh-baked pastries, and house-cured salmon gravlax are just a few of the mouthwatering selections on the menu. Grace’s Table also serves up a great selection of wine, beer, and specialty cocktails. Cheers!

  • La Toque

When it comes to fine dining, no place does it better than La Toque. This restaurant has earned Michelin stars every year that they have been awarded in wine country. Enjoy a delicious meal, expertly curated by some of the world’s best chefs and sommeliers. We guarantee this will become your new favorite restaurant!

  • Oxbow Public Market

This popular market boasts a wide array of diverse restaurants. From grab-and-go options to sit-down meals, there is something for everyone here. Grab a burger and fries at Gott’s Roadside, hit up the sushi bar at Eikos, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a visit to Annette’s Chocolate or Three Twins Ice Cream. The possibilities are endless!

Where to Stay

Book our Atlas Peak room for your next Napa girls' getaway!When it comes to the planning best girlfriend getaways in Napa Valley, choosing the right accommodations is so important! As an alternative to Napa Valley hotels, enjoy a stay in our luxurious bed and breakfast for a unique experience. Whether you’re planning a girls’ weekend in Napa or a week-long stay, Churchill Manor offers the ideal accommodations for your entire group! Our 19th-century mansion is located right in downtown Napa just steps away from the best restaurants, wineries, shops, and attractions.

Each of our 10 beautiful guest rooms is equipped with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Many of them feature soaking tubs, fireplaces, king-size beds, and luxury robes and linens. With vineyard-themed decor, Atlas Peak would be a wonderful lodging option for your Napa girls’ getaway! Cozy up next to the fireplace, take a leisurely soak in the claw-foot tub or relax on your incredibly comfortable king-size bed. Would you like to enhance your stay? Make sure to take advantage of our current specials and vacation packages. Then, check our availability and book your Napa Valley getaway today! We would love to host your next girls’ trip!