Showing posts from February, 2012

Wine Country Getaway Via Vintage Travel Trailer

Where else can you tour a castle, ride a gondola, drink wine and spend the night looking at the stars?  Looking for a fun way to experience the wine country?  Try camping in Calistoga.  The cute little town provides the best of the amazing award winning wineries, plus shops, hot springs and dining.  If you want to park right in town try the Calistoga RV park, but a more rustic option would be the Bothe Napa State Park, less then 5 minutes from downtown Calistoga.

Our family enjoyed a tour at the Castello di Amorosa Winery, we thought we had left California and gone to Italy for the weekend.  Our 6 year old’s favorite stop at the Castle was the weapons room, whereas we both enjoyed the wine tasting and particularly the Pinot Noir.

For the younger member of the family we rode the gondola up to Sterling Winery and took in 360-degree views from their outdoor patio.  The self guided tour is a great way to get to see the inside of a working winery, without having to worry about a 4 year’s …