Many of Napa Valley’s key attractions are located within easy driving distance of Rutherford, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two sights that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Franciscan Oakville Estate and the ever-popular Sullivan Vineyards. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Rutherford are the Flora Springs Winery and V. Sattui.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some unique cultural highlights in and around Rutherford. Discover the various museums and galleries of the Napa Valley Museum in Napa and Silverado Museum. Visit the I. Wolk Gallery in St. Helena, to get your fix of art.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Napa Valley, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Grab your camera and explore the nature reserves for which this area is well known, like the Napa River Ecological Reserve in Napa.
There's absolutely no excuse to neglect your game. Visit the Vintner's Golf Club in Yountville to enjoy the finest fairways and friendliest clubhouse.
There are various great activities for those travelling without children including the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa, Domaine Chandon and Beaulieu Vineyard.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Villagio Inn And Spa, Yountville, the Vintage Inn, Yountville and the Rancho Caymus Inn, St. Helena are among the most popular accommodation options here.