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Napa Walking Tour

500 Main Street, Napa, CA 94558
707 815-1277
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Ranked #29 of 198 activities in Napa
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Owner description: In just ninety minutes this unique and cerebral tour explores the main features of Napa’s History 8,000 years of Native Americans, the Rancho Era, the... more » Owner description: In just ninety minutes this unique and cerebral tour explores the main features of Napa’s History 8,000 years of Native Americans, the Rancho Era, the Gold Rush, Victorian Napa, the Horrors of Prohibition, the Boom Years of World War 2, and Napa’s Transformation into Wine Legend. All guides are Napa History experts with local insights on where to dine/taste wine/stay and more!Architectural styles seen on your tour include: Queen Anne, Italianate, Eastlake, Second Empire, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Tudor, Gothic, Beaux Arts, and Cape Cod. Reservations Required$25 per adult, children free90 minute tour at 9:30 am all year except Christmas and ThanksgivingAdditional 4:30 pm tour every day June through October Tour begins at Historic Napa Mill500 Main Street, Napa. « less
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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Time well spent!!!! There is no better way to get to know a place than to become acquainted with the historical grounding of the area and Mary did just that and more. From stories about the founders to architectural highlights to recent events, a delightful and informative walk. We even had a beer tasting at a local brewer's. Don't miss... More

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Moraga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We took the Napa downtown walking tour with friends in May, 2014. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the history of Napa and the founding families. We probably would have missed many of the interesting homes without taking the tour. A plus was a visit to a brew pub in one of the historic... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Mary Hudson was my guide and the Tour she gave was informative, educational and fun! The information was excellent!

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

What a great way to enjoy the dow town area of Napa. The history of Napa unfolds around you. I would recommend this to all Napa visitors. A quick stop at downtown Joes for a refresher of IPA how could you go wrong in Wine Country.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

George our guide was wonderful and had a lot of interesting and informative stories about Napa's history and heritage. This walking tour is a fun way to discover the town of Napa. Highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My husband and I went on the Napa Walking Tour while visiting Napa on vacation last month. It was truly one of the highlights of our week. Our guide, Mary, was delightful. We learned so many interesting stories about Napa and its surrounding areas. We took the tour towards the end of our week and wished we had taken it... More

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

What a great time I had walking through Napa and discovering its history and culture. This is a great tour for those who want to get a sense of Napa's heritage. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting or locals.

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We were looking for something to do in the morning before wine tasting in the afternoon, and found the PERFECT activity. Mary our guide was fantastic! She was a history major in college, and had the best story's about early Napa, prohibition, (great juicy story's of the local speakeasy's, and murders mystery's) and a tour of several historic buildings. We... More

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

What a wonderfull walking tour provided by Mary. I learned a lot of information about Napa. Saw a lot of places of interest. I highly recommend this tour not only for history but information about other places to see as well.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I just finished the walking tour of downtown Napa. What a fun and informative tour. Mary was charming and knew the little tidbits that make a tour interesting. If your coming to Napa and care about the history of places you visit don't miss this one.

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