Napa and Sonoma, the renowned twin valleys of California, together make the largest wine country and the second most visited tourist attraction of the state. From San Francisco, it's just an hour's drive to reach Napa and Sonoma. The twin valleys are home to vine-covered hillsides and lush greenery that attracts visitors from worldwide. With more than 400 wineries producing varieties of wines, the area greets wine lovers with open arms. Whether you plan to spend the day here flitting among tasting rooms or simply sightseeing, BBOnline recommends you take a day trip to the twin valleys during your stay at a Cloverdale Inn so that you can experience all the area has to offer.
Balloons Above the Valley
603 California Blvd
Napa, CA 94559
Try an extraordinary hot air balloon ride during your visit to the Napa and Sonoma valleys. While sailing through the floating clouds, you'll experience a different view of the unique wine country. These hot air balloons give you a bird's-eye view of vineyards below. The pre-flight cafe and pastry shop gives you a chance to grab something to eat before your flight, and you can even celebrate with a champagne brunch after you land.
Beau Wine Tours in Limousine
1680 Pear Tree Lane
Napa, CA 94558
Take a luxurious limousine service from your Cloverdale bed and breakfast for a private VIP wine tour in the twin valleys of Napa and Sonoma; the Beau wine tour will help you to discover the beautiful Napa Valley treasures with a luxurious ride in a deluxe limousine. Touring services include cave tours, barrel tastings and VIP tasting appointments with a gourmet picnic lunch.
Napa, CA 94558
Platypus Tours offers you the perfect wine tasting adventure. You'll get a peek at the historic wineries in a group tour, or you can try a private tour for an intimate experience. Platypus Tours also provides entertaining walking tours through downtown Napa, complete with a complimentary lunch. The tour gives you the opportunity to visit different local wine regions in Carneros, Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valley. With so many options available, it's easy to spend the entire day on an excursion with Platypus Tours.
Napa Valley Bike Tours
6795 Washington Street, Bldg B
Yountville, CA 94599
For an adventurous biking experience, take a Napa Valley bike tour and view the beautiful scenic spots and panoramic views of the valley. Biking gives you the chance to experience the area with views you won't see from the car. Ride the bicycles inside the paths of vineyards and on country roads along with the local tour guides to explore the valley's secrets. Visit the boutique wineries and enjoy a lip-smacking catered picnic lunch inside the lush green vineyards. Whether you choose to take a self-guided tour or a guided one, the tour offers you a complementary picnic lunch along your route to winery.