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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!

COVID-19 Safety Questionnaire

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

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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A Day Full Of Delights

One Of The Best Tours In Sonoma - A Trifecta Of Fun Awaits With AHot Air Balloon, Charlie's Acres & Vegan Wine Tour! Guests who visit Sonoma agree that this area of wine country is one of the most hospitable and fun places to visit in Northern California. Whether...

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Physical Requirements Of Hot Air Ballooning

A Sonoma Ballooning hot air balloon ride is a safe and fun activity for almost all ages, but it is an outdoor adventure and there are some individuals for whom ballooning may not be appropriate. All guests must be able to stand during the entire flight unassisted and...

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COVID-19 Safety

We want your experience to be as fun and comfortable as possible, all while protecting your safety, as well as that of our crew and staff. All Photos Courtesy of Visit California All vehicles and equipment are throughly cleaned pre and post flight. (Updated 3.7.21)...

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