Let’s face it. We spend way too much time working and not enough time with our loved ones. Why not mix a little business with pleasure and bring your significant other with you to Napa during the 2013 Top2Top for a workcation? Just think, you can score a few brownie points with that special someone, have fun, AND take care of some important business at the same time.
There are plenty of amazing activities awaiting you and yours at the Meritage Resort and Spa as well as in and around Napa. Here are is a small sampling to help you plan your very own workcation:
“One of the region’s best-kept secrets,” according to Fodors, this outdoor sculpture garden is a captivating experience. Meander through landscaped grounds with thousands of works of art or take a guided tour of the 200 acre estate.
Napa Valley Wine Train
Board refurbished vintage railway cars in downtown Napa to enjoy a distinctive dining excursion for lunch or dinner. The relaxing journey takes you through some of the most scenic landscapes and vineyards as you enjoy what the Napa Valley Wine Train likes to call “Napa’s Most Unique Restaurant.”
Visit their website to learn about reservations and departure times.
Old Faithful geyser
One of three geysers in the world designated as “old faithful,” the Old Faithful Geyser of California rests in the heart of wine country just outside of Napa . The Palisades mountains and Mount Saint Helena set the backdrop for this must-see landmark, which the Tennessee Fainting Goats, Guard Llamas, and Jacob’s Four-Horn Sheep also call their home.
Oxbow Public Market
Take a short trip to Napa’s Oxbow district and explore some of the best, high-end food and wine products from this collection of local artisans. As their website says, “Whatever the tempo of your day may be, you’ll find the Oxbow Public Market a warm, welcoming, delicious experience. Enjoy a glass of wine and an artisan cheese plate with friends while the serene river floats by….”
Find out more on their website.
Tripadvisor.com lists Uptown Theatre as the #1 attraction in Napa, California. Every seat is a great seat in this historic, art deco landmark. The Uptown Theatre opened in 1937 with the film “Ever Since Eve” and was recently renovated to serve as a live music venue that recaptures “…the glory and grandeur of an earlier era,” according to it’s website.