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 →

How to Plan Wine Tours in California

Wine tours in California are often best enjoyed with good planning. If you decide to take a trip to the California wine spots, most popularly Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley, then it may be a little hard for you to do it. A wide array of fun activities awaits you when planning California wine tours, so a carefully thought-out plan is in order. What follows are some suggestions and tips to help you plan. If you’re all about the wines in particular, clearly decide on 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 →

Things to Do In the Bay Area

Are you looking for things to do in the Bay Area? The Bay Area is an area surrounding the San Francisco Bay, in the northern region in the state of California. It boasts some major cities in the country including San Francisco. You bet that there are many things to do in city and the Bay Area in general. You’ll never run out of fun things to do around the Bay, which is brimming with beautiful, fun and relaxing destinations and attractions that will surely Continue reading →

Napa Tours – There Are More Ways to Arrive Than By Car

Do you want to know what Napa tours are all about? Napa Valley offers exciting tours and adventures that await millions – yes, millions – of tourists and wine lovers around the world who flock to the region each year. Exploring the Napa Valley is already an adventure of itself. However, exploring Napa Valley via different modes of transportation provide an element of intrigue and excitement. They can also give tourists the chance to see the captivating beauty of the Napa Valley in an altogether Continue reading →

Napa Valley Wine Tours in Winter

Napa Valley wine tours are great for all seasons. Yes, we definitely mean all seasons – even in the winter months. Anytime is a good time to visit this world-renowned wine region in California. The coldest months in the Napa Valley are usually December, January and February. Winter in the region is where you’ll experience intermittent seasonal rains, which are then followed by blue skies and rays of sunshine. The changes in the weather during this season make Napa Valley all the more beautiful. Napa Continue reading →

Discover Wine Tours in Napa Valley

Exploring wine tours in Napa Valley is an adventure in itself, and one of the things that tourists do not want to miss. Of course, Napa Valley is famous for its wines, wineries, and beautiful vineyards. Napa Valley’s Mediterranean climate, location, and geography make the region a perfect place to grow grapes. Winemaking in Napa Valley began as early as in the mid-19th century. After numerous setbacks during the late 19th to early 20th century, Napa Valley’s wine industry recovered and enotourism also sprang from Continue reading →

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 →