8 days in Vail, Napa & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Vail, Napa & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Drive
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Vail
— 2 nights
Fly
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Napa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stateline
— 2 nights
Fly

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Vail

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
You've now added Beaver Lake Trail to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beaver Creek Chapel and Frisco Historic Park and Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Vail Recreation Path and Booth Falls Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Leadville (Mineral Belt Trail & National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum) and Breckenridge Welcome Center (in Breckenridge).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vail trip planning app.

Denver to Vail is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. When traveling from Denver in August, plan for colder days in Vail, with highs around 62°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

3
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Napa

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stinson Beach and Goat Rock Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jarvis Estate and Stephen & Walker Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Napa: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena), Bennett Lane Winery (in Calistoga) and Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery and admire the sheer force of Alamere Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Napa tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Vail to Napa takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vail in August: high temperatures in Napa hover around 79°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Stateline.

Things to do in Napa

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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Stateline

Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakeside Beach, kick back and relax at Pope Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Eagle Falls Trail and then cruise along Inspiration Point Vista.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Stateline journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Napa to Stateline takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Napa in August since evenings lows in Stateline dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stateline

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips