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 →

Get Carried Away – Napa Valley Wine Tours

One thing that bolsters California’s tourism is the Napa Valley wine tours. Napa Valley is, of course, a world-famous wine-growing region in the state’s Napa County. The tours around the beautiful scenery, the wine-tasting, and the cuisine are part of Napa Valley’s unique allure. If you haven’t known it before, there are actually over 400 wineries spread throughout the Napa Valley. This may look like an inexhaustible number of wines for wine-loving tourists to delve into! And if they’re not exhausted from visiting the wineries Continue reading →

Wine Tours in San Francisco

Many people love wine and traveling, so there’s no better way to indulge their passions than doing wine tours in San Francisco. A luxurious wine tour in Napa Valley and Sonoma doesn’t have to be that expensive. All it takes is time to research the fabulous wine tour packages that will not make you break your budget. Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) has been providing highly-rated hot air balloon flights over the Napa Valley for more than 30 years. Our packages and their prices are Continue reading →

Try This List of Fun Things to Do In Napa

When you choose to spend your holidays, you want to find fun things to do in Napa. You may be surprised once you begin researching the variety of the fun activities available in the region. Consider this list of fun things to do in the Napa Valley, and you’ll find they’re worth the discovery. If you’re mostly interested in wines and things related to them including venues and events, there’s no better place for you to intensify your passions than in the Napa Valley. Take Continue reading →

Northern California Activities You’ll Want to Try

Many tourists travel to California for its beautiful scenery, historical spots, world-class food and wine, spectacular events, and Hollywood, among others. There are a lot of Northern California activities that you may like to try especially when you get to visit the wine country and its vicinity. Taking part in Northern California activities in the month of May is an excellent way to welcome spring and summer. Of course, there’s the Cinco de Mayo events which give you a good excuse to party in the Continue reading →

Outdoor Fun Activities in Napa

Finding fun activities in the Napa Valley is never a hard thing to do. With its lush and natural beauty, as well as the laid-back atmosphere, the Napa Valley is conducive for rest and relaxation. However, the open space of the region also allows tourists to enjoy plenty of fun outdoor activities. If you are the outdoorsy type who craves fresh air and adventure, you will never run out of fun activities in the Napa Valley. Consider having some fun by exploring the beauty of Continue reading →

Don’t Forget a Balloon Ride When Planning a Napa Tour

During a Napa tour, there are several wonderful spots to visit and activities to do. So planning may be a bit of a challenge for you. This can be true especially if it will be your first time, so we offer some ideas on ways to spend your holiday in the Napa Valley. Wine connoisseurs in particular will find Napa Valley to be a paradise. With over 300 wineries in the region that produce locally and internationally known wines, you’ll get lost in discovering the Continue reading →

Napa Activities – Plan a Girl’s Weekend

Napa activities are perfect for every girl who needs a weekend to have fun, keep her sanity and rejuvenate her soul along with her girlfriends. There are a smorgasbord of fun things for you and your gal pals when you choose Napa Valley as your next weekend destination. Napa Valley is a beautiful location and this is just one reason for you and your friends to choose a weekend getaway here. Aside from the region’s unbeatable natural beauty, there are also lots of great places Continue reading →