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Napa Valley Wine Train

1275 McKinstry Street, Napa, CA
800-427-4124, 707-253-2111
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Ranked #27 of 202 Activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
Activities: Dining, Wine tasting, Group tours/train
Owner description: The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the... more » Owner description: The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world's most well known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back.Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car as they pass the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. They also have the option of pre-purchasing a winery tour. « less
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Our group wasn't really into going from one winery to the next. We booked the Wine Train and had a lovely lunch on the train while the wineries went passing by. The staff was very friendly. The wine tour at Ggrich Winey was fine. It's always so nice to walk through the vineyards and taste the grapes that they will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This was my first trip on a train and pretty exciting. It was a little pricey but the experience was worth it. The meal served was amazing. The choices were all great, there was no way to go wrong with your order. We toured the Castle winnery and that in itself was amazing and a wonderful experience not to mention... More

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Regina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The train was easy to find and very well organized. We had a great meal with boutique wines and excellent service.

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Seabrook, TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Received this as a gift for Christmas last year and wow... service was outstanding and the food was incredible. Highly recommend this activity.

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Warren, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We were delighted with our visit to the Napa Valley Wine Train. My wife and I brought our two teenage boys along for the lunch departure in the Dome Car, and we had a great trip. The food was impeccable - a real 5-star experience, and the gentle pace of the journey (20 mph or less) seemed exactly in keeping... More

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Crownsville, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This was a fantastic trip, so well done! The train is 10 cars long, and you are encouraged to visit the other cars, including the kitchen car with a glass-front corridor, and a special winetasting car. The vintage rail cars are from the 1860s, and totally, elegantly refurbished. We did the lunch trip, 3+ hours long. There is also a... More

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Had a great time !! The food in the Dome Car was terrific and exceeding our expectations. Staff was great !! A truly well organized and well managed operation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Greetings, We have been coming out to San Francisco two times a year for the last eleven years. We feel in our hearts this is our "second home". This is primarily due to the beautiful surroundings and the people that we encounter each time that we visit. We share our trips with our three adult children and their significant others,... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I enjoy train rides, so this was a fun thing to do for our 10th anniversary. The tracks follow the road, so you're not getting any special views of the Valley, but it's neat nonetheless. The food was better than we expected, they clearly cook it on the train. Make sure you walk around, the views from the back of... More

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Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were celebrating our two year anniversary in Napa and reserved the Gourmet Dinner wine train experience. What a great evening! The staff was very efficient and the service was great. We were a little concerned that the food may just be average but it FAR exceeded our expectations! The staff on the train would add color commentary as we... More

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