For The Curious

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Fond of exploration; adventurous, bold;
seeking new experiences.

Welcome to For The Curious: our curated, insider lists of what to see (and do and taste) during your North Block experience. We’ve done the planning, so you can focus on the exploring.


Curated by local-cuisine insiders, our list of best-of culinary favorites includes a sophisticated country store opened in the 1800s, bacon-and-wine pairings, and an Italian eatery famous for its perfectly charred wood-fired pizza. Tastefully curious, indeed.

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From wine tasting in a circa-1900s stone vault, to soaring above the lush, rolling hills on a sunrise hot-air balloon ride, to riding electric bikes on the 47-mile Napa Valley Vine Trail, check out our shortlist of Yountville favorites. Discovery-filled, wine-country adventure awaits.

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When you want to be a traveler, not just a tourist, exploring like a local is key. Find the best in first-hand experiences with our shortlist, from a self-guided art walk with shoppable sculptures to seeing a 19th-century grist mill in action.

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