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History of Hot Air Ballooning

Early Developments While history usually associates the Wright Brothers with fostering the beginnings of human aviation, the actual first human-crewed hot air balloon flights preceded the invention of the first airplane by more than a century. Long before the Wright...

Events coming up in Napa Valley

Calendars in Napa Valley are again filling up with exciting and entertaining events for visitors and locals alike. Following a “subdued” 2020 caused by the worldwide pandemic, Napa Valley businesses and communities are gearing up with even greater enthusiasm to...

Hot Air Balloon Fun Facts

If you have never experienced a hot air balloon California-style adventure, you are in for a treat when you do. In Napa Valley, where hot air balloons rides are legendary, you can experience an incredible sense of freedom and exhilaration as you drift lazily above the...

Spring Break Itinerary

If you are undecided about your Spring Break destination this year, consider a trip to Napa Valley. Renowned for its first-class wine making, beautiful scenery, commitment to the arts and culture, diverse culinary delights, excellent weather, and iconic hot air...

St Patrick’s Day in Wine Country

St. Patrick’s Day is a time for celebration throughout the world. “Wearin’ o’ the Green” tends to make all of a bit Irish, if for only one day or a week. The tradition is very much alive in Napa Valley as visitors and locals come together to celebrate the magic of...

What’s Going On in the Vineyards Now?

In January and February, the grapevines of Napa Valley lie dormant. Late winter is the time when mustard flowers emerge among the rows of vines to blanket the fields in a bright yellow cladding. Viewed from one of the iconic hot air balloon rides Napa Valley that...