“There is a little known fact that if you do what you love, the universe will conspire to support you. Ideas will flow. Opportunities will be presented. Doors will be opened and the path will be navigable. I’m not saying it will be easy or fast, but the challenges will be immensely rewarding. The journey will be worth it.“ — me
In a little over an hour, you can drive from 100+ degree beating sun, clear blue skies, lush vineyards and world-class wineries to 50-degree coastal fog, blustery cliff-tops and cozy, warm coffee shops.
Busy weekends in Napa Valley can easily choke popular Route 29, leaving you trapped in non-moving frustration. The Silverado Trail is usually a good alternative, but its high speed limit doesn't allow for a proper look around. If you want to avoid the traffic and have room to breath, head to Calistoga, where there are plenty of quiet back lanes for slowing down and absorbing the beauty of this vineyard valley.
Whether you like to tent it or are looking for a place to park your mega RV, Napa Valley has options. Here’s a run-down of the four primary camping and RV parks, with video drive-through tours, to help you decide where you’d like to call home.