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Manhattan Beach to Napa drive

driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Manhattan Beach to Napa road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Manhattan Beach to Napa. If you're planning a road trip to Napa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Manhattan Beach
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:38 pm  Grapevine
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 1.5 hours
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 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Grapevine
drive for about 21.5 hours

5:32 am (next morning)  Buttonwillow
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 21.5 hours

 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Buttonwillow
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:36 am  eat at Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:36 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:13 pm  eat at Pea Soup Andersen's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:13 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

3:05 pm  Modesto
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:05 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:30 pm  Oakland
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:30 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

7:21 pm  arrive in Napa
eat at ad hoc
stay at Bardessono

day 3 driving ≈ 6.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Grapevine  (4 answers)


Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant  (5 mentions)

Pea Soup Andersen's  (2 mentions)

Modesto  (6 answers)

Oakland  (57 answers)
    Lake Merritt  (16 mentions)
    UC Berkeley  (8 mentions)
    Jack London Square  (7 mentions)
    Ici Ice Cream  (5 mentions)
    College Ave  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Oakland:
        Chez Panisse
        Arinell Pizza Inc
        Cheese Board Bakery & Cheese
        The Trappist
    questions about Oakland:
        Best free things to do in Oakland?
        What is Oakland like?
        First time in Oakland with 1 day to explore
        A good neighborhood in Oakland for rental?
        Best bites to eat in Oakland?

Where's the best place to stay in Napa?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Napa.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Bardessono, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Want to research more popular hotels in Napa? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Napa?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest ad hoc, which was mentioned 17 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Domaine Chandon  (8 mentions)
Redd  (7 mentions)
Morimoto  (6 mentions)
Pine Ridge Vineyards  (6 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Napa? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Napa?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Domaine Carneros  (14 mentions)
Napa Valley  (9 mentions)
Oxbow Public Market  (6 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Napa. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Tandy from Miami asked:
Other foodie things to do besides wine tasting  (4 answers)

profile  anna from Athens asked:
Searching for an inexpensive and nice inn in Napa area  (3 answers)

profile  Janine from Pine Brook, New Jersey asked:
Restaurants in Napa for girls outing?  (3 answers)

profile  Miriam from Seattle asked:
Limited time in Napa, help with my itinerary!  (3 answers)

profile  Brooke from Chandler (Oklahoma), Oklahoma asked:
Sightseeing in Napa?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Napa.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Napa to Manhattan Beach drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Manhattan Beach to Napa. Or get a full Manhattan Beach to Napa flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Manhattan Beach well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Manhattan Beach!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 412 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 32 minutes
125 Manhattan Beach travel answers
4 Grapevine travel answers
6 Modesto travel answers
57 Oakland travel answers
85 Napa travel answers


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