Welcome to Calistoga
A peaceful and charming town in the rolling hills of Napa Valley
Calistoga is a beautiful, quaint town located in the heart of Napa Valley wine country. The Calistoga area is renowned for its stunning scenery, world-class wines, and relaxed atmosphere. There are plenty of things to do in Calistoga, whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors or just enjoy some delicious food and wine. Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are all popular activities in Calistoga. There are also numerous wineries and tasting rooms in the area, making it the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or two. With over 40 wineries to choose from, there's sure to be something for everyone.
In addition to wineries, Calistoga is celebrated for its hot springs and mud baths. In the spirit of the natural surroundings, Calistoga is home to many spas and resorts offering massage, facials, and other treatments. There are also several art galleries and studios, as well as a number of parks perfect for picnicking or taking a stroll.
What to Love
- Over 40 wineries
- Amazing outdoor recreation
- The peaceful, laid-back atmosphere
- 1.5-hour drive to San Francisco
Nestled in the heart of the Napa Valley, Calistoga is a small town with a big reputation. Thanks to its world-famous hot springs and mud baths, it has long been a destination for visitors seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. Today, the town's old-fashioned charm and casual lifestyle continue to attract newcomers from all over the world. Whether it's strolling down Main Street or enjoying a glass of wine at one of the many local wineries, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy the good life in Calistoga. If you're looking for a place to kick back and relax, this charming little town just might be the perfect spot for you.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
From cozy cafes to Michelin star restaurants, Calistoga is a great town for eating out. Sam’s Social Club
, open for lunch and dinner, is the perfect place to go for a casual meal. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and serves California-style cuisine. The menu features items such as grilled chicken, fish tacos, and salads.
Calistoga’s Michelin-star restaurant, Solbar
, has California-style cuisine with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients. The menu features items such as roasted chicken, grilled vegetables, and pasta dishes. Solbar is located in the Solage Resort and Spa and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Another resort, the Napa Valley Four Seasons
of Calistoga, has a spa, winery, dining, and much more.
Calistoga is blessed with a year-round farmers’ market. Open for all four seasons, the Calistoga Farmers’ Market
is a great place to buy local produce, flowers, honey, and bread. The market is open every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm and features live music, face painting, and other fun activities for kids.
Beyond the food scene, Calistoga is well known for its quaint shops and friendly atmosphere. The main drag, Lincoln Avenue, is lined with boutique stores, art galleries, and cozy cafes. Visitors can find everything from locally made olive oil to handcrafted jewelry. Check out Mad Mod Shop
, a vintage-style boutique in the heart of Calistoga, for women’s clothing and accessories.
Things to Do
Nearby, Mt St Helena has over 200 miles of trails over a fascinating landscape. While walking the trails you will see a growing volcanic crater rimmed by a glacier along with wildflowers, lakes, forest areas, and mounds of volcanic ash and rock.
Calistoga hosts many local festivals, which bring the community together and showcase the best of Calistoga culture. Every year, the Calistoga Fair
(or Napa Valley Fair) features carnival rides, games, delicious food, and fireworks. The Calistoga Tractor Parade
is also a popular event, held each May. The parade features a procession of antique tractors, many of which are adorned with flowers or other decorations. Another staple of the community, the Calistoga Speedway
hosts regular races from April through October, drawing in car enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area.