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Looking For Things To Do In Calistoga?

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Calistoga has attracted visitors from all over the world, and it’s the only location that’s 30 minutes or less from famous places such as Chateau Montelena, Sterling Vineyards, Castello di Amorosa, the Old Faithful Geyser of California, and of course, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

There are so many things to do in Calistoga- hot air balloon rides, big name entertainment, Safari West wildlife preserve, the Petrified Forest, and so much more.  Calistoga is also known for its spa treatments with mud baths and natural springs. It’s the perfect place to have a romantic getaway, or have a girls weekend!

Outdoor Activities

  • The Calistoga Community Pool will re-open for the 2010 swimming season on May 15th and stays open to cool off the whole family through September 6. For more information, pleae call (707) 942-2846.
  • Golfers have several nearby options including Napa’s Silverado Country Club, which they’ll recognize from many nationally-televised professional golf tournaments, as well as Calistoga’s 9-hole Municipal Course.
  • Cycling enthusiasts flock to the area for its miles of country roads that wine through some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. There are also bike paths along the Napa River and world-class mountain biking trails in the Palisade Mountains above Calistoga. For bike rentals and guided tours, you could visit Calistoga Bike Shop, Getaway Adventures, and LifeCyclie Adventures.
  • History and architecture buffs will find treausres on foot in Calistoga, from the 1874 Victorian known as the Elmsto the original Brannan Resort cottages built in 1862 which are sprinkled around town. Two other locations you shouldn’t miss: The Sharpsteen Museum, which displays beautiful and fascinating artifacts from Calistoga’s earliest days, including baskets made by the Wappo Indians, the area’s native people;and Pioneer Cemetery on Highway 29, the historic and peaceful resting place of many imporant Calistogans.

So we encourage you to visit Calistoga when you’re in the area! Have fun!