Napa Valley Vacation Ideas | Balloons Above the Valley

When couples take a Napa Valley vacation, they’re in for a glorious treat. Napa Valley is an idyllic destination and retreat for any romantic pair who wants to take off from their own busy schedules or from their own humdrum day-to-day lives. And when they finally decide to head to Napa for a week-long holiday or for just a romantic and relaxing getaway, what a great choice will be!

A lot of hotels and lodgings in Napa have plenty in store for couples. Most of them offer packages that include a queen-sized bed, breakfast in bed, a free lunch and/or dinner, a relaxing massage or a luxurious spa, and at least one tour at a winery.

Especially if you and your dearest one are both oenophiles, you may want to try as many wineries and tasting rooms as possible. If you want to go to many wineries during your stay, get a Downtown Napa Tasting Card which you can get at the Napa Valley Welcome Center when you finally stop at Napa, or download online. At only $30, this card allows you to enjoy up to 12 tasting rooms. This tasting card is valid for a year, which lets you to visit any of the 12 tasting rooms any time of the year.

Strolling hand-in-hand is never more fun and interesting than when strolling at the Napa Art Walk, a biannual exhibition that features pieces installed in every nook and cranny of downtown Napa. You can encounter great works of art as you wander around town, discover and make interesting comments. You can also opt for an organized Napa Art Walk tour.

If you want to get away from the city and into the backcountry, you’ll want to go hiking. The most recommended is the Skyline Wilderness Park which is one of the most popular hiking spots in the region. You may choose to go for a light, leisurely stroll, or for a much more serious, sweat-breaking trek. For only $5, you can avail yourselves of services such as admission and parking plus map. You can also ask for some additional guidance from the park’s staff.

For the complete staying experience in Napa, Auberge du Soleil is the best option. Nestled in the heart of Napa, Auberge du Soleil offers private rooms, luxurious spa, and first-rate cuisine — that is if money is not a big issue. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy dining on the terrace that overlooks the spectacular Napa landscape.

If you need to put on the dress and coat on and go out of the suite to see something entertaining, Napa has lots of options. But the one place you shouldn’t miss is the Uptown Theater, located in downtown Napa. The Uptown Theater has been a chief destination for live entertainment, and a lot of popular artists as well homegrown talents have performed on its stage.

If you plan to include athrill factor in your “couples vacation” in Napa, why don’t you include a hot air balloon ride in addition to your wine tours? If you’re looking for a complete hot air balloon and wine tour experience, don’t settle anything for less because there’s Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) which will answer your dreams of flying over the gorgeous Napa Valley during sunrise.

Apart from the unforgettable hot air balloon flights, there are the pre-flight breakfasts and post-flight brunches with champagne, picnic vineyard lunches, optional shopping and additional sightseeing plus chauffeured wine tours to further lift up your Napa vacation experience! You will think of nothing but your own enjoyment because BATV’s pilots are the most experienced and professional in the industry, so you will be in safe hands once you are up in the air. The warm hospitality and quality service will be with you all the way from the beginning of your tour with BATV all the way to the end.

There a lot of options that couples can decide on whenever they plan their Napa Valley vacation. But in order to make it exciting and memorable, choose a vacation with BATV and they will be more than glad to help you experience the holiday of a lifetime!