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 →

Five Fun Activities in Napa You Want to Try

Apart from the sightseeing and dining out al fresco at the gorgeous Mediterranean-style wineries/restaurants/chateaus, consider these five fun activities in Napa Valley that you do not want to miss trying: Visiting the Oxbow Public Market Visiting the Oxbow Public Market should be included on your must-do list for your Napa Valley trip. This upscale public market is a good introduction to Napa Valley’s wealth of food, wines, and other delights that are truly unique in this wine region. You will find an abundance of seasonal Continue reading →

Planning for Fun during Your Next Vacation in Napa Valley

You are planning a trip to California and want some fun things to do in Napa Valley. Since Napa Valley is wine country, one of the must-do things to consider during a visit to the area is touring the vineyards and the wineries, as well as sampling and tasting wines when there’s a chance. Marveling at the gorgeous scenery is another thing to do there. You will be most likely to do these things again on your next vacation in Napa Valley — this time Continue reading →

Imagine Your Awe While Hot Air Ballooning Over Napa Valley

Hot air ballooning is one of the most sought-after recreational pursuits in the wine region of Napa Valley, California. The Napa Valley is one of the most famous hot air ballooning destinations in the world, and this is in every hot air balloon lovers’ bucket list. And even if you’re going to do this for the first time, you won’t regret it once you hop in to the hot air balloon basket! Hot air ballooning over Napa Valley is an awesome experience, from summer to Continue reading →

Discover What to Do in Napa Valley on Your Next Visit

You have visited a few wineries and tasted a few wine samples. You have wined and dined at the best restaurants, and hit a few trails along the vineyards with your bike. You’ve taken many photos of the gorgeous Napa Valley scenery. To sum it up, your first visit there was wonderful and you want to go to come back and discover what to do in Napa Valley the next time you visit there. Many people have come back to the Napa Valley for the Continue reading →

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Balloons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) is pleased and proud to announce our latest achievement to our clients and friends. We were recently awarded with the “2015 Certificate of Excellence” by the world’s leading travel website company, TripAdvisor. The website also ranks us #2 out of “33 Outdoor Activities in Napa Valley.” TripAdvisor honors such awards to accommodations, restaurants, and attractions that consistently display commitment to providing hospitality excellence to clients. The award uses the following criteria such as quantity, quality, as well as how recent Continue reading →

Napa Valley Vacations to Remember

If you need a good head start on a splendid Napa Valley vacation, here are some ideas you will surely remember. This is what’s in store in Napa Valley the next time you’re heading out to California for your next getaway! Napa Valley is not just wines, grapes, vineyards, wineries, gentle Mediterranean climate, and beautiful natural sights. There are also places to shop, dine, have fun, get immersed in art and culture, dance the night away, hit the dirt roads to have a rip-roaring adventure, Continue reading →

Experience These Things to Do in Napa

There are many things to do in Napa Valley that you won’t regret and may cherish for keeps! Napa Valley’s reputation as a premiere wine region and tourist destination is enticement enough for you to explore its beauty and overall greatness — in almost every aspect! Napa Valley offers opportunities for you to enjoy pleasures beyond what you’ve experienced before at other tourist spots in America. The best natural sights, food, entertainment, travel, and wine are all found here in Napa Valley, which is only Continue reading →

Napa Valley Activities for Summer Visitors

Summer is the perfect season, of course, to take a holiday and enjoy Napa Valley activities. The warmth of the sun and the vibrant surroundings beckon people to go out, enjoy, and let go of the cares of the world for a while. Vacations, as we all know, reach their peak during the summer months. It isn’t uncommon to see tourists flock to resorts and other holiday destinations. Summer is also known to have the most number of festivals and activities no matter where you Continue reading →