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You’ve made plans to visit Wine Country and want to experience Sonoma, but now find yourself falling deep into the rabbit hole of online searches for things to do in Sonoma, places to stay in Sonoma and even the elusive hunt for best wineries in Sonoma…

Take a deep breath, we’ve got you covered! Browse through our articles that feature some of the most popular Sonoma attractions, local favorites and staff recommendations. You may even discover wineries in Sonoma Valley that are hidden gems, or off the beaten path, along with some suggestions for visiting Napa Valley and Carneros, the gateway between Sonoma and Napa!

Plan your weekend getaway to Sonoma

Plan your weekend getaway to Sonoma

Bay Area residents are lucky to have so many world-class recreational activities only a short distance away. Whether with extensive planning or somewhat “spur-of-the-moment,” couples, families, and groups can reach incredible weekend destinations within little more...

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Zipline Sonoma

After you experience the beauty of Sonoma Valley with Sonoma Ballooning, head further north to explore the magnificent coastal redwoods in Occidental. If you want to keep your spirits "flying" high after your hot air balloon ride in wine country with us, give...

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Hot Air Balloon Festivals

Although there are hot air balloons festivals around the world, some of the best hot air balloon festivals in the U.S. just take a short plane trip or fun road trip to get to! Many enthusiasts enjoy popular air balloon festivals in California and throughout the...

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Best Wineries In Sonoma

Along With Best Breweries & Distilleries! Napa Valley might be a tourist's destination for wine, because of movies like "Bottle Shock," but don't be mistaken, Sonoma County is one of the world’s premier wine regions offering more than 425 wineries to choose from....

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Privacy Policy

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY AGREEMENT March 22, 2021 Sonoma Ballooning Adventures ( SBA) values its users' privacy. This Privacy Policy ("Policy") will help you understand how we collect and use personal information from those who visit our website or make use of our online...

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Shopping In Sonoma

Experience Sonoma Valley's fantastic novelty shops and exemplary storefronts filled with fashion, flare and artisanal delights. Sonoma wine country has a plethora of boutiques, gift shops and more to choose from. Check out the list of local businesses below that can...

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COVID-19 Safety Questionnaire

All of our staff follow proper COVID-19 Safety protocols and we ask that you do the same when traveling to our area and prior to your hot air balloon tour. For your convenience, we have a link to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) that is used by...

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Guest Waiver

Below is our guest waiver that you will sign the day of your flight. If you'd like to download a copy in advance, please Click Here.

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Best Hotels In Sonoma

If you are looking for lodging options close to our meeting location or even the surrounding areas, including Napa Valley, here are some of the best places to stay in wine country! Sonoma Ballooning is happy to offer complimentary round trip transportation for our...

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Best Time To Visit Sonoma

When's the best time to visit Sonoma Valley or even the best time to visit Napa Valley? For wine country balloon tours, Sonoma Ballooning flies year-round, weather permitting, so anytime is a fantastic time in our opinion! When it comes to visiting wine country, we've...

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