day trips from san francisco 

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 San Francisco is a great city and there is an endless list of things to do there. However, sometimes you just need to escape for a bit. Luckily, this amazing city is surrounded by spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches and small towns perfect for day trips. From wine-tasting in Napa to relaxing in Sacramento, there is plenty to see in just a couple hours drive. 


napa valley

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archer hotel

 Downtown Napa's new boutique retreat with luxe rooms and balcony-clad suites

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vino bello resort 

Nestled among the rolling, vine covered hills of Napa County, this picturesque resort includes studios and one and two bedroom units

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Informal eatery serving American fare with a set menu, created by chef Thomas Keller.

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Auberge du Soleil

Tables on the famous terrace are some of the best in Napa Valley where one can enjoy panoramic views of the neighboring vineyards

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charlie palmer steak

Sophisticated steakhouse serves seafood, sides & wine in sleek, airy quarters.

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gott's roadside 

Inventive burgers & towering sandwiches, plus beer & wine offered at a chill, self-serve joint with picnic tables.

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Napa Valley Wine Train  

Relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa

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oxbow market 

This sprawling marketplace features a riverside deck, food vendors, local produce & more

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Schramsberg vineyards

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Peju Province Winery


sonoma valley

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Ledson Hotel

A luxury, old-world style six-room boutique hotel and French bistro located on the historical Sonoma Plaza.

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The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa

Enjoy wine country in style with a stay at this breathtaking Sonoma resort with newly renovated accommodations and luxury amenities

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The girl & the fig

Inventive French country fare & fine wines are offered at this rustic bistro with an outdoor patio

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Cafe La Haye

Quaint, stylish nook known for a creative, American menu

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The Depot Hotel Restaurant Sonoma  

Elevated Italian cuisine is served in an 1870 train depot turned hotel with a garden 

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Low-key, modern nook featuring a broad selection of sparkling wine by the glass, flight or bottle.

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Corner 103

Tasting room offering wine lovers a unique experience where wine is explored and discussed in a relaxed environment

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Buena Vista Winery

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Figone Olive Oil Co. tour

Family owned olive oil & balsamic vinegar company offering tastings paired with food 

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Jacuzzi Family Vineyards


sacramento 

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the citizen hotel 

Inventive burgers & towering sandwiches, plus beer & wine offered at a chill, self-

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grange 

High-end eatery with a lofty feel preparing a farm-to-fork menu

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zocalo 

Roomy, elegant restaurant & bar with modern Mexican dishes

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Bacon & Butter  

Farm-to-table cafe serving American breakfast & lunch fare, plus beer & wine, in contemporary digs

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la cosecha

Inventive burgers & towering sandwiches, plus beer & wine offered at a chill, self-

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Crocker Art Museum

Longest continuously-operating art museum in the West

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Old Sacramento 

This historic park is a cluster of noteworthy, early Gold Rush commercial structures now full of shops & restaurants

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Midtown

The Midtown area of Sacramento is known for being the hippest and fastest-growing district in the California capital