Historically, vineyard visits rank high on the eye-roll list for children. But California's Napa Valley is trying hard these days to attract families, aiming to entertain visitors of all ages with hiking, biking, camps and non-snooty farm-to-table experiences. Even some vineyards are getting into the game, offering lawn games and grape juice tastings.

According to Linsey Gallagher, president and chief executive for Visit Napa Valley, the effort seems to be working. In a 2018 study, nearly 20% of visitors to Napa Valley had children (18 years or under) in their travel party, compared to around 12% in 2016.

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