Best things to do in Calistoga during wintertime

by Aurora Park Vacation Rentals

The best time to visit Napa Valley is during winter as there are number of good reasons. Weather is pleasant, tourists are fewer, less crowded hotels and everything is more affordable. Don’t miss the chance of visiting this wine country in the least expensive time of the year. 

Calistoga is the northernmost town and is truly a gem in this wine country. There are plenty of reasons to visit California’s wine country during wintertime:

Perfect to make your base

This charming town has tremendous options for accommodations, drinking and dining, and shopping. On your visit to Napa Valley, Calistoga will serve as the perfect base for your trip to this wine region.

Hot springs and mud baths

Calistoga is known for its geothermal springs and geysers. Soak in the volcanic mud followed with a refreshing mineral water bath to have a relaxing experience. Calistoga’s mud baths are known worldwide for its healing properties such as to improve joint and muscle pain and also for removing excess toxins and dirt from body. On your trip, have an ultimate spa experience to rejuvenate yourself.

Old Faithful Geyser

It is located near the town of Calistoga. This erupting geyser is powered by the natural geothermal processes. This geyser is famous for not only the water that gushes at high pressure but also for the large picnicking grounds. Plan your visit around the evening time as you’ll get to witness a beautiful rainbow post the eruption. 

Petrified Forest

Take a stroll back in time in this majestic Petrified Forest with your friends and family. Over millions of years ago, a nearby volcano erupted and lava buried the redwood giant trees. This unique site is one of the world’s finest examples of preserved ancient forests and remains of the extinct volcano exist even today.

Sharpsteen Museum

This museum was created by an ex-Disney animator in 1902 City Hall which was originally an opera house. It gives an overview of the town in 1860s and houses horse drawn carriage, Victorian dollhouse and a restored cottage.

Castello di Amorosa

This is one of the most famous winery in Napa Valley and is built in the authentic medieval Italian castle style. The winery has a dungeon, drawbridge, torture chamber, medieval church and an impressive barrel room.

On your trip to Napa Valley, you can stay at Aurora Park Cottages, one of the best cottages in Napa Valley. Escape to a peaceful oasis in California’s Napa Valley. This Bed & Breakfast Napa Valley retreat is tucked into the scenic hillside, steps from downtown Calistoga. You can book your private cottages with charming decor and luxury beds for a tranquil wine country getaway. Wake up to a basket of freshly baked pastries and fresh cut fruit delivered to your cottage. Enjoy a glass of wine on your own deck with sweeping views of mountains and majestic oaks. Walk to downtown Calistoga’s shops and restaurants, discover their healing hot springs, and enjoy wine tasting adventures at heavenly wineries. 

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