Explore St. Helena

January 15, 2018
Category: Napa Attractions

St. Helena, which is mostly known for its vineyards and wineries, is a city in the Napa County of California. It is home to around six thousand people and has more than four hundred vineyards spanning almost seven thousand acres. St. Helena has a Napa Valley College campus and also hosts The Culinary Institute of America. There are plenty of Napa attractions in and around St. Helena. The National Historic Landmark of Elmshaven, which was the home of Ellen White, is nearby and so are two California Historical Landmarks, Charles Krug Winery, and Beringer Vineyards. Ellen White cofounded the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Explore the Napa Valley Wineries and Indulge in Wine Tasting at St. Helena

There are several Napa Valley wineries in and around St. Helena. Sterling Vineyards is one of the more popular vineyards in St. Helena. There are more than ten estates that draw substantial footfalls most times of the year. Founded by Peter Newton in 1964, Sterling Vineyards is known for wines with rich flavor and aroma. There are various types of grapes found in Napa Valley vineyards and most wineries have their own distinct approach to winemaking. Sterling Vineyards has a tailored gentler approach to working the grapes. Indulge in a bit of Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay, Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir or Shiraz at Sterling.

You should hop aboard the aerial tram when you are at St. Helena. The tram offers unparalleled views of much of Napa Valley. You can take a ride to the hilltop winery. The aerial tram is not only unique and aesthetic but also a utility service. You can take the tram from 1111 Dunaweal Lane in Calistoga. The tram operates from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can opt for normal admission or you could sign up for a package that includes wine tasting. Touring the Napa Valley wineries and tasting different types of wine are the two most satiating experiences at St. Helena, neither of which should you give a miss. Many tourists take the Silverado Trail while in St. Helena.

Stay at Cedar Gables Inn

St. Helena is around nineteen miles from Cedar Gables Inn. It is less than half an hour drive which takes you past many of the wine region’s top wineries. There are plenty of trail and parks close to the hotel and of course, it is a fitting base to explore Napa Valley. Reserve your accommodation at Cedar Gables Inn well in advance to secure availability and to get the best deal online: https://www.cedargablesinn.com/

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