Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga
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Napa Time

Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga, tucked against Mt. St. Helena at Napa Valley’s northern end, is dotted with galleries and hot-springs resorts. Some of the valley’s best buys can be found in the eclectic town. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)
At Dutch Henry Winery in St. Helena, Napa Valley locals Al and Elizabeth Cantrell try a red as owner Scott Chafen looks on. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)
Relaxing in a hot mud bath is a quintessential Calistoga experience. The town’s spas are reasonably priced. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)
The Calistoga Inn Restaurant & Brewery, a 90-year-old, antique-filled charmer, has a moderately priced restaurant on the first floor and 18 rooms with shared baths on the second. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)
Chuco Santiago slices up a pie at St. Helena’s Trattoria Tomatina, which features pizzas and pastas. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)
A scenic view of Napa Valley vineyards glimpsed from North Fork Crystal Springs Road near St. Helena. Some of the vines are 70 years old. (JAKUB MOSUR / For The Times)