Welcome to Calistoga

Part of the town's charms come from its unique geology. As famed 19th-century author Robert Louis Stevenson said of Calistoga: ‘the whole neighborhood of Mt St Helena is full of sulfur and boiling springs…Calistoga itself seems to repose on a mere film above a boiling, subterranean lake.'

And indeed, it does. Calistoga is synonymous with mineral water bearing its name, bottled here since 1924, and its springs and geysers have earned it an appropriate nickname: ‘Hot springs of the West.’

The old-fashioned main street lined with quirky shops and diverse characters wandering the sidewalks is the main draw here, as are the wonderful spa treatments to be had in the hot-mud baths that are certain to have some curative powers thanks to the volcanic ash from nearby Mt St Helena.

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$164 Day Trips & Excursions

Wine Country Bike Tour and Picnic Lunch from San Francisco

Experience California Wine Country in a fun and exciting way – by bicycle! After complimentary pickup from the James Lick Memorial Statue , escape the hustle and bustle of the city and relax on a scenic drive to Northern California’s famous wine-making region, where you’ll tour several wineries by bike and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch. Explore Napa Valley, Dry Creek Valley or Russian River Valley, depending on the day, and let your local sommelier guide teach you about the unique characteristics of the various regions. Dry Creek includes the town of Healdsburg and is known for its Zinfandel, while Russian River is near Santa Rosa and is known for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Napa Valley includes the hot springs of Calistoga and is a world-renown region for producing several types of premium wines. Take a scenic bicycle tour of the beautiful area and visit hand-selected wineries known to produce some of the highest- quality wine in Northern California. At each winery, taste a variety of local wines and enjoy expert commentary from your sommelier guide. Follow charming roads and enjoy the breathtaking landscape of the California Wine Country as you cycle from winery to winery. Stop between wineries and indulge in a delicious picnic lunch (see itinerary section below for sample menu) among the vineyards. See the Itinerary section below for sample menu to whet your appetite! A shuttle will follow you to carry any wine purchases and assist any riders who would like to be driven. The total mileage ranges between 10 and 15 miles (16 and 20 km). Biking the whole way is optional and, at any point, guests may choose to ride in the shuttle.

$139 Day Trips & Excursions

Napa Valley Wine Trolley and Castle Tour with Tasting

After pickup from your designated meeting point in Yountville, your Napa Valley Wine Trolley tour takes you north on Highway 29, the scenic St Helena Highway. Make yourself comfortable in the open-air motorized trolley, and listen to commentary from your guide as you enjoy the fresh air and vineyard views during the drive up to the St Helena and Calistoga areas. After about 30 minutes, you’ll reach your first of three wineries, Castello di Amorosa.Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the winery, including the medieval-style Tuscan castle, and then enjoy a wine tasting of varietals like pinot noir, sangiovese or award-winning chardonnay. (Note: This tasting ONLY is included.)Next, head to Clos Pegase Estate, a "must visit" destination for those seeking a tranquil environment to enjoy renowned architecture and world-class wine. The winery design was completed by acclaimed architect Michael Graves 1987 and includes the iconic building, the idyllic grounds, and unique caves. Midday, you will enjoy lunch catered by French-bistro The Girl & the Fig in one of the various areas at the winery. Savor a buffet of sandwiches, side salads, and desserts, served family style so you can pick and choose among tasty offerings. After a delicious wine tasting and lunch, hop back on the trolley for one more stop at another Napa valley winery.  Since there are so many wineries in Napa, we keep this winery as an every changing rotation of the many eclectic wineries and tasting rooms that Napa has to offer.  Your tour ends with the trolley ride back down valley.

$204 Day Trips & Excursions

2-Day Alcatraz Admission and Wine Country Bike Tour Combo

Day 1: Wine country bike tourYour 9-hour day trip starts with a drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Northern California’s renowned wine country. Depending on the day of your tour, you'll explore the wine region of Napa Valley, Dry Creek Valley or Russian River Valley.Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma County includes the town of Healdsburg and is known for its zinfandel; Russian River Valley, near Santa Rosa, boasts distinctive chardonnay and pinot noir; and the world-renowned region of Napa Valley, which includes the hot springs of Calistoga, produces many different high-end wines. By bicycle, follow your guide along scenic roads, stopping at four handpicked wineries known for their quality varietals. Hear about the unique characteristics of each glass you sip from your wine expert guide (tasting fees are at your own expense). Between wineries, pedal past rolling vineyards, and enjoy feeling no guilt about the wine you drink with all the calories you're burning. When your group is ready for lunch, take a break among the vineyards for a gourmet picnic. Your day trip ends with the drive back to San Francisco.Sample lunch menu: Cheese selection: French brie, local goat cheese and Spanish manchego Charcuterie selection: Prosciutto, salami, coppa Fresh locally baked bread Green salad: Wild arugula with fresh figs, roasted asparagus and pine nuts in a Meyer lemon vinaigrette Legume salad: Toasted garbanzo beans with roasted Brussels sprouts and wild mushrooms in a sun-dried tomato rémoulade Grain/starch salad: Arborio rice with roasted butternut squash, charred broccoli and dried cranberries served with shaved parmigiana Day 2: Alcatraz tourMake your own way to Alcatraz Landing at Pier 33 in San Francisco for the 15-minute ferry ride to ‘the Rock,’ aka Alcatraz Island. Snap photos of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline as you cruise across San Francisco Bay. When you arrive, listen to a brief history of Alcatraz and head into the cellblock to start your 2.5-hour audio tour ‘Doing Time.’ Through your provided headphones, hear about notorious gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly, and learn how several inmates attempted escape. Explore the prison grounds and stay as long as you wish before returning to Pier 33 (ferry departs about every 30 minutes).

$570 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Wine Country Tour

Alpha limo will take to all major wineries and spend 30 mins on each one of them. With Alpha limo you will enjoy your tour around napa valley.Wine Tours and tastings are the main reason why many people go to Napa Valley. For some, it is just a fun way to relax, but for others, a passion for wine and an interest in seeing how their favorite wine is made from stem to bottle is often the driving force behind a visit. Hardcore wine collectors may go to Napa to taste wines before they invest in them.There are many other leisure activities in Napa Valley to complement fine dining and wine toursNapa County is a county located north of San Pablo Bay in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 136,484.[3] The county seat is the City of Napa.[4] Napa County was one of the original counties of California,[5] created in 1850 at the time of statehood. Parts of the county's territory were given to Lake County in 1861.Napa County comprises the Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area. It is one of four North Bay counties.[6]Napa County, once the producer of many different crops, is known today for its regional wine industry, rising to the first rank of wine regions with France by local wineries Stag's Leap Wine Cellars and Chateau Montelena winning the "Judgment of Paris" in 1976.city around Napa valley,St. Helena,Calistoga,Yountville,Rutherford.

$300 Private & Custom Tours

San Francisco, Private City Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: We Pick You Up, San Francisco, California This tour charge per hour, client can choose own location to see,Duration: 4 hours

$474.95 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Sonoma and Napa Valley Private Wine Tour from San Francisco

Enjoy a day away from busy city life in a private luxury vehicle operated by one of our professional and knowledgeable chauffeurs. Be picked up at your desired time and location (Hotel, Residence, Airbnb Rental, Airport and Seaport).  You'll cross Golden Gate Bridge and be taken to Napa Valley via scenic route of vineyards along the away.  All of our vehicles are black exterior with black leather interior and have complimentary bottled drinking water for your convenience.  Visit beautiful vineyards, enjoy guided or self-guided winery tours along with wine tasting of world renown wines.Winery and lunch choices can be customized to your needs: give us a list of your scheduled wineries/desired stops and we will follow your schedule or simply rely on your chauffeurs recommendations and knowledge of the area. We are specialized in private wine tours through out entire Napa Valley (Sonoma, Napa, Oak Knoll, Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, Calistoga, etc.).  "Let us show the Best of the Wine Country and make your wine tasting day relaxing and enjoyable."