Boasting more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in North America, Yountville is a food and wine lover’s dream. This culinary utopia is packed with world-class restaurants, tasting rooms, hotels, and spas. Yountville is also known for its culture scene, which includes museums, an art walk, and a performing arts theater featuring international performers year-round.
The most inspirational culinary experience in Napa Valley is, of course, the French Laundry. Chef Thomas Keller’s three Michelin-starred, internationally renowned restaurant serves up a perfect experience each time, from the service to the meal. Local favorites include Bottega with celebrity chef, Michael Chiarello , Hurley’s and local bakery and restaurant, Bouchon. If it’s wine you’re looking for, you can’t do much better than bubbles on the patio at Domaine Chandon , or the Ma(i)sonry tasting room, which pours an impressive lineup of all-star wines from small Napa Valley producers. At the end of the day, treat yourself to a stay at the Hotel Villagio , a luxurious Tuscan-inspired retreat.