On visits to Napa, we make a beeline to our favorite stores to stock up on locally made products that cannot be found elsewhere. Here are our favorites.
Unable to go to the Napa Valley now, I have been tasting wines that remind me of it. Our Wine Concierge points out six wines to try until we can visit again.
Napa Valley is one of our favorite areas of the United States, with its idyllic landscape and benign climate. This update looks at hotels we long to return to.
On our most recent trip to the Napa Valley, we enjoyed refined Japanese and Mexican food, appropriately paired with wines from the area.
From beaches and baths to more-unconventional offerings, these are our Editors' Choice Award winners for Best Amenities.
Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.
At hotels and restaurants aiming to provide the highest level of hospitality, it is people who make the difference. Here are our hospitality award winners.
Each year, our editors discover hotels and resorts that are notable in specific ways. Here are the highlights from 12 months of tireless travel.
It's always a pleasure to taste wine when we travel. These five regions may be classics, but that doesn't mean that they didn't hold surprises.
Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.
In 2019, Hideaway Report editors traveled over 150,000 miles and discovered a number of sophisticated hideaways. Here are their favorites.
These 8 bike tours are the trips that lifelong cyclists dream about taking, from luxury tour companies with sterling reputations.
They may not be Los Angeles or New York City, but these seven destinations prove that you can have a big art scene in a second-tier city.
Napa Valley may be known for wine tastings, but the area is developing more and more bars with creative mixology. Here are 11 places to get a great cocktail.
Our writer traveled to California where she discovered a ryokan in Glen Ellen, a restored mansion in Calistoga and lavish resorts close to St. Helena and Napa.
Amid glitzy chandeliers and blingy surroundings, our writer finds herself being a Winemaker for a Day at Raymond Vineyards.
In Napa and Sonoma valleys, “farm-to-table” cuisine is the norm. Diners get the pleasure of enjoying meals that take full advantage of the region's bounties.
There are a number of activities that can be added to a wine country itinerary to make the journey as memorable for children as for their parents.
After years of seeing the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train, comprised of 100-year-old Pullman rail cars, our writer decides to take it from Napa to St. Helena.
Guided by friendly staff, we visited four boutique wineries in Napa, discovering the subtleties of each vintage and unlocking the mysteries of their terroirs.
Our writer found excellent hideaways in three areas of Northern California wine country: downtown Calistoga, Glen Ellen and Napa.
Certain destinations cry out to be explored by car. Here are 15 of our editors' favorite scenic drives, from the Amalfi Coast to the Oregon Coast and beyond.
For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.
Our founder promised to travel incognito, pay his own expenses and find hideaways with character and great service. Forty years later our values are the same.
As the list grows of places that have become no-go zones due to tourists, we've come up with alternative destinations to visit in summer.
On our recent visit to Southern California, we found three new restaurants worthy of note, two in Laguna Beach and one in Newport Beach.
We went on two whale-watching tours: one in the Channel Islands, off the coast of Santa Barbara, and another, farther south, off Newport Beach.
After assessing several small hotels in the heart of Los Angeles, a little time along the coast seemed like just the thing. One hotel in Malibu made the cut.
Each beach has its own character and crowd (or lack thereof). Our editor evaluated several beaches along a scenic stretch of Southern California.
Though preservation guidelines came late to the city, Los Angeles is full of architectural jewels — if you know where to look. This tour helped us find them.