The “valley” of course, is created from two long sets of mountain ranges. These hills are located on the East and West, creating a north-south valley. The hills are mostly covered with trees and vegetation, leaving them appear mostly green, as opposed to the golden hills found in much of Northern California. (Read more about how the views of Napa Valley change with the seasons, you might change your travel dates based on this article)
(Pallisades and Mayacamas) – names of all the surrounding hills/topography.
With hills on either side of a relatively narrow valley, many wineries and tourism establishments are perched on the edges of these hills offering sweeping views of the valley floor along with the opposite mountain range as a backdrop.
I’ve mentioned before in a post about which wineries have the best views, that when I take in a breathtaking view, I feel as if my blood pressure drops, and every stress in my busy day leaves for that moment. And that, is certainly what you want, when you are on vacation in the Napa Valley.
Some wineries offer unprecedented views, but there are also a fair number of hotels that have amazing views as well. Taking a break in the day, enjoying the evening, or waking up to a fabulous Napa Valley view can be just the experience that you’ll remember and cherish as you look back on your trip.
Take a look at some of these places to stay in the Napa Valley that offer amazing views.