These Napa Wine Tour Packages Are Awesome, Check Them Out!

Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) is an operator that provides hot air balloon rides to guests visiting the Napa Valley, California. We have the ultimate Napa wine tour packages that not only offer amazing sunrise hot air balloon rides, but also offer luxuries, comforts, and other amenities with unbeatable prices. From the start of its journey in 1976, Balloons Above the Valley is now flying high above its competitors. It has remained one of the best hot air balloon companies in Napa Valley. Our longevity Continue reading →

Napa Valley, California – A Great Place to Visit Any Time

One of the hottest tourist destinations in the United States is Napa Valley, California. Napa Valley is only about a 90 minutes drive from downtown San Francisco. However, once you transport from the urban jungle and the typical hustle and bustle to the rolling hills, the lush vineyards, and the laidback atmosphere it feels like you’re in a different world altogether. The beautiful Napa Valley region produces about 90% of the nation’s wine. Since the mid-1970s when the local wines were introduced to the rest Continue reading →

Napa Valley Tours – Exciting Ways to See the Valley

Napa Valley tours can be found that offer stunning natural beauty you can appreciate in more than just one way because one way won’t satisfy you. Aside from walking around the vineyards and other beautiful sights, there are other interesting and exciting ways to enjoy Napa Valley tours the next time you visit. Biking is one of the most popular modes of pleasure transportation in the Napa Valley. Compared to going around the vineyards by foot, biking is not as tiring although it is also Continue reading →

Napa Activities You Can Enjoy This Christmas

The Yuletide season is just round the corner, and if you’re looking for Napa activities because Napa Valley is your holiday destination, there couldn’t be a better choice! The beautiful scenery, as well as the world-class wines and cuisine, are just a few of the many Napa activities that you can enjoy this Christmas. Aside from the scenery and the food and wine, the low-discount rates offered by many hotels in the Wine Country will also surely be a pull for a lot of tourists. Continue reading →

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wine Tours in California

Whether you are in Napa, Sonoma Valley, or any other wine region, wine tours in California are guaranteed to be an unforgettable affair, especially if you’re interested in wines. But in order to get more out of your wine tours (especially if this is your first time), take note of these do’s and don’ts: The Do’s: Explore Napa Valley (as well as Sonoma Valley) To make the most out of your California wine tours, explore Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Napa Valley is a world-class wine Continue reading →

Fun Things to Do In Napa During the Winter

You know Napa Valley is usually quite during the winter, but there are still fun things to do in Napa during that time. In fact, Napa Valley usually experiences the slowest, quietest pace during the months of December and January. The winter season means fewer tourists and less crowded hotels and restaurants. If you’re looking for solitude as well as uninhibited enjoyment in the Napa Valley, then winter is your chance. This season doesn’t have to be so dull; in fact, you will still be Continue reading →

Napa Valley Things to Do in Fall and Winter

Fall and winter seasons (which happen in October through December) in Napa Valley mean cooler, gentler weather. Both of these seasons unfold the otherworldly beauty of the Napa Valley in their own different and wonderful way. Fall and winter may be the best time for a lot of Napa Valley things to do, such as visiting the vineyards and wineries, wine tasting, and riding a hot air balloon. Fall season in Napa draws nearly as many crowds as the summertime or spring. And why not? Continue reading →

Napa Tours with a Hot Air Balloon Ride, Biking and Hiking

With its rolling hills and spectacularly scenic views, it’s not a wonder that Napa Valley is an ideal place for biking and hiking. If you plan a Napa Tour with more adventurous activities as biking, hiking and hot air ballooning, consider the following suggestions. Before you embark on a hiking journey, you may want to first choose which suggested hiking spots suits you best, depending on the level of difficulty. For easy hiking, the most recommended spot would be Yountville Crossroads and Westwood Hills Park Continue reading →

Consider One of BATV’s Napa Wine Tour Packages

When people plan a trip to Napa Valley, they have a lot of considerations, including budgeting and listing the activities they want to do. That’s why many of them prefer the Napa wine tour packages. These fixed packages save people time from having to further plan their itinerary, as well as help them to plan their budget better. If you want more than just the usual wine tour, then choose Balloons Above the Valley (BATV). BATV has been providing hot air balloon flights and wine Continue reading →

Touring and Tasting Magazine Features Balloons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) is the first company to have introduced the hot air balloon rides and wine tours in Napa Valley. For almost four decades, BATV has been reaping rave reviews from both clients and other organizations. This is evident in the company recently receiving the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and their 2015 Hall of Fame awards. BATV was featured on one of the top travel/food/lifestyle magazines in country Touring and Tasting Online Grapevine eNewsletter. This magazine focuses primarily on enotourism (wine Continue reading →