St. Helena Napa Valley Day Trip (Gott’s, Oysters et al!)

  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • Chili Fries
  • Outdoor sink troughs
  • Variety of seating areas (low picnic tables in 3 different areas, covered bar with raised bar seating)
  • Clean bathrooms with a cool screened drain in front of the urinals (so you’re not stepping in pee!)
  • Model Bakery — They serve pastries, pizza, coffee, fruit and have a couple of tables outside right in the thick of Main Street! 1357 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574
  • The Charter Oak Restaurant — 1050 Charter Oak Avenue
    St. Helena, CA 94574 (March 15, 2020 udpate — we ended up visiting this restaurant as part of our day trip to Safari West in nearby Santa Rosa, CA (see Safari West: the Sonoma Serengeti) for pics and our review.
  • Castle Winery (a winery with a 136,000 square foot 13th Century-inspired Tuscan Castle!). There’s a general admission tasting or a $45/person guided tour ($35 for kids). 4045 St Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515; 707.967.6272.
  • Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park — An old mill is still there and we hear kids love it! Supposedly staff walks around in colonial outfits. It’s located 3 miles north of St. Helena (3369 N St.) on Highway 29
  • Elizabeth Spencer Winery — This was an old Post Office. We hear it’s kid-friendly (they give them grape juice). 1165 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573.
  • If you go in late November/Early December, make sure to look up what holiday stuff is going on by Lyman Park. In 2019, they had a Holiday Winter Trolley on Nov. 30th, Dec. 7th, Dec. 14th and Dec. 21st.



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Maverick Kelly’s 52 Day Trips

Maverick Kelly’s 52 Day Trips

Hi! I’m Maverick. My mommy, daddy & me are on a mission to take 52 day trips around the San Francisco Bay Area! Thx for joining in the fun!