The Crown Jewel at the Top of Napa Valley
Calistoga, with its unique combination of high-end options, immersion in local culture and down-home Old West feel, was built for the pleasure of visitors seeking unpretentious, exceptional experiences. Some of the world’s best-known wineries and authentic wellness experiences with mud and mineral spring-fed pools are located in Calistoga, the crown jewel at the top of Napa Valley.
Where Calistoga parts ways with the rest of the valley is in its quirky, rustic activities that begin with a stop at Old Faithful Geyser, and then to mill flour at the historic Bale Grist Mill, or to hike the Oat Hill Mine Trail that ascends the Palisades. A stop at the Petrified Forest is worth exploring, and a visit to Calistoga wouldn’t be complete without a tour of Castello di Amorosa. This replica of a 13th-century Tuscan-inspired castle offers tours that begin in its medieval dining parlor to its extensive torture chamber, with a last stop in the tasting room.
Come summertime, Calistoga Concerts in the Park is where locals and visitors gather on the lawn to enjoy boxed dinners and local wines while an eclectic mix of bands from the Bay Area and beyond perform. Come September 9, Calistoga Harvest Table® lines 1,000 feet of tables along the main street, where 800 guests enjoy dinner and regional wines under the stars.