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Are you looking for Northern California Activities? Try Hot Air Ballooning!!

If you are visiting, or live within driving distance of northern California, activities you can enjoy are endless. Consider doing something outside of the box by taking a hot air balloon ride with Balloons Above the Valley. There are many other activities to choose from including (but are not limited to) national and state parks, vineyard tours and wine tastings. You can also consider skiing in the winter, beaches in the summer, photography tours and bicycle tours, and even a visit to the infamous Alcatraz. Continue reading →

Arrive at a Napa Valley Wine Tour In Style

One of the fun attractions available when you visit northern California is a Napa Valley wine tour. There are many different tours available, and some include different modes of transportation. One of the most unforgettable ways to arrive at your Napa Valley wine tour is in a hot air balloon. Perhaps you haven’t thought about a hot air balloon ride as part of the Napa Valley wine tour. You may wonder what it would entail. This is how it usually works. You begin the day Continue reading →

Hot Air Ballooning – One of the Fun Things to Do in Napa

One of the most often visited areas in northern California is the Napa Valley. Hot air ballooning is one of Napa Valley’s most unique activities for you and your family to enjoy while visiting. It is definitely one of the top Napa Valley tourist attractions. It is a great way to see the Valley, it can be an exciting mode of transportation, and it is always an experience you will be glad you didn’t miss. Hot air balloons have been around since the 1700s. They Continue reading →

How to Find Napa Valley Activities for Your Family This Summer

Often families traveling to wine country wonder, "What are some Napa Valley activities we can all enjoy together this summer?" The answer, of course, is there are many fun things to do as a family in Napa Valley. Napa Valley may conjure up images of adult activities such as wine tastings, but the region can also be considered as a family-friendly getaway. Families will find, to their delight, that Napa Valley activities can also be geared for the children. Taking the kids along to the Continue reading →

Enjoy Summer Fun by Hot Air Ballooning

Hot air ballooning is a unique experience that one will never forget. You feel like you’re flying up in the sky, touching the heavens, and looking at the magnificent views on earth. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a hot air ballooning adventure with Balloons Above the Valley. Summer means a lot of fun activities for most people – like going to the beach, swimming or doing other outdoor sports. But if you’re looking for something different and seemingly magical to do this summer, Continue reading →

Discover Wine Tours in San Francisco

San Francisco neighbors the famous Napa Valley, one of the premiere wine regions not only in America but also in the whole world. Wine tours in San Francisco are one of the must-do things visitors should include when they’re in the region. Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) offers tourists exciting hot air balloon and wine tour packages. These amazing packages are also within the tourists’ budget, a plus for them when they decide to include wine tours in San Francisco as part of their itinerary. Continue reading →

Napa Valley Activities – Try Balloons Above the Valley Flight for Fun in the Sky!

Napa Valley activities should be a pleasant, fun and memorable experience. You get to discover the grapevines, the wineries, and the beautiful scenery that surrounds the Valley. You even get to literally taste what the Valley has to offer. However, nothing can equal the experience of hovering over the Napa Valley in a hot air balloon. This is probably the greatest way to discover the breathtaking expanse of the Valley and surrounding areas, and certainly one of the most fun things to do in Napa. Continue reading →

Discover Napa Valley with the Balloons Above the Valley San Francisco Balloon & Wine Tour Package

Many Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area would like to add wine tasting and Hot Air Ballooning to their itinerary. These visitors are in luck, The Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world to fly in a hot air balloon and is the closest place to San Francisco to do so. (see this article http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/06/travel/best-hot-air-balloon-rides/). The wineries and vineyards in the Bay Area, particularly Napa Valley and Sonoma region, are among the city’s biggest tourist attractions. Visiting these wineries Continue reading →

Balloons Above the Valley Launches New Website

Balloons Above the Valley is pleased to announce our new website! We have upgraded the website to include information about our pilots, the different adventures we offer, and a photo gallery. We’ve also added Tour Options/Pricing information and our new blog! Discover the luxuries offered with each flight. You will enjoy freshly baked muffins and coffee or tea pre-flight, but it is the post-flight champagne brunch celebration that you will truly enjoy. Each champagne brunch is prepared by Chef Brian Whitmer and is a highlight Continue reading →