10. Napa Valley Wine Train: Vista Dome Lunch or Dinner
Embark on a breathtaking trip aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train, a restored vintage train featuring luxuriously plush booths and one-of-a-kind vineyard views. Experience already sweeping views become truly panoramic in the glass-encased vista dome car as you are served lunch or dinner.
Step onto the train and get welcomed with a glass of California sparkling wine, a precursor to the dining experience ahead. Head straight to the vista dome car, where the curved glass windows practical bring the lush Napa Valley landscape inside.
The chef offers a menu created specifically for this culinary journey. Dine in luxury upstairs while your selections are artfully prepared in the state-of-the-art kitchen below.
Yellowfin tuna tartare, rosemary-rubbed lamb carpaccio, pan-seared Pacific halibut, cabernet-braised short rib, blueberry lavender semifreddo, and key lime pie are some of the many choices you’ll have to choose from.
Crisp linens, gleaming silverware, and sparkling glasses will be served in the exclusive ambiance of this 1952 Pullman full dome railcar.
Restored with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, etched glass partitions, and plush armchairs, the train evokes the spirit of luxury rail travel in the early 1900s.
Choose to experience the vista dome for lunch when the sun is bright and high in the sky or, for something even more romantic, come onboard for the evening dinner.
In the spring and summer, Napa Valley’s vineyards are bathed in beautiful, golden hour sunlight for most of the way, with the opportunity to see a memorable Napa sunset.
In the fall and the winter, when the train departs after sunset, experience the romance and adventure of an antique train traveling through the dark, starlit Napa Valley night.