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Gamling & McDuck

We are proud to be partnered with Gamling & McDuck, a super cool winery located in Napa, Ca. Producers of Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc who know how to have a good time. If you’re a guest of the lodge, make sure to ask us about wine tasting at their spot in Napa.

 

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Winter in the Wineries Passport

The 13th Annual Winter in the Wineries Passport program kicks off December 3, 2022, featuring 16 wineries in Calistoga, Lake County, Pope Valley, and St. Helena, giving participants the opportunity to explore these magnificent wine-growing areas.
Passport holders will enjoy complimentary wine-tasting flights at 16 Calistoga wineries and discounts on lodging, dining, shopping, and spa experiences. Experience every facet of the unique Calistoga area wine region.
We are pleased to offer passport holders a 20% discount on their stay with us as well as 20% off all spa services between December 3rd and February 5th. Fleetwood Restaurant is offering complimentary corkage for any bottle from a participating winery. Cheers!
You must present your passport at the time of check-in for a discount.

We look forward to having you join us for another year of wine, wellness, food, and Passport fun in Calistoga!

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Merry Meritage Holiday Ice Rink

Welcome in the holiday spirit by enjoying an evening of ice skating, lounging by the fire with a warm drink, or sipping your favorite wine from an on-site tasting room. The night sky will be brightened up by a 40-foot tall Christmas tree and twinkling lights!

 

Event Website: https://themeritagenapa.ticketspice.com/ice-skating-22-23

Calistoga’s Lighted Tractor Parade

Come on out for the annual Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade! This hometown parade is rated one of the best holiday parades around.

Come early to set up your chairs and enjoy the beautiful town of Calistoga.

Date: December 3, 2022

Time: 7pm to 8pm

Come cheer us on, we will be participating in the event this year!

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Calistoga Holiday Village And Christmas Faire

Event: Holiday Village and Tree Lighting

Location: Pioneer Park
Date: December 2, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Description: Celebrate! Napa Valley and the Calistoga Chamber of Commerce, invite you to gather for an evening of community performances, warm hospitality, delicious food, and local wines. Enjoy festive offerings and activities from local non-profits and Calistoga Chamber of Commerce members. Gather round after dark as we light up the night, our spirits, and our community Christmas Tree.

Christmas Faire & Tractor Parade After Party

Event: Calistoga Christmas Faire and Tractor Parade After Party
Location: Pioneer Park
Date: December 3, 2022
Time: 10 am -10 pm
Description: Celebrate! Napa Valley brings you our 51st Calistoga Christmas Faire (aka the Bazaar) with a return of many of your favorite artisans and crafters, kids crafts, a paper-bag raffle (clicks here to donate raffle items), toy drive, live performances throughout the day, and a special visit from Santa Claus.In the evening, follow the tractors down Cedar Street, back to Pioneer Park, for more holiday cheer at our Tractor Parade After Party. Live music in the gazebo, more shopping, refreshments, and fun to be had.

Event Website: https://www.celebratenapavalley.org/p/events/calistoga-christmas-faire

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Brunch at Fleetwood

On Weekends, We Brunch!
When you don’t want to get out of bed on the weekend, all it takes is for someone to say “let’s do brunch,” and you’re all in. It’s a delicious excuse to spend time with friends, and enjoy good food! So cheers to the weekend brunchers. We see you and we are here for you!
Join us every Saturday & Sunday for all the classics., plus some of Chef Edgar’s special additions.
Served from 8am to 1pm at Fleetwood!

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West + Wilder Wine Tasting at CML

Please join us Friday, December 9th from 4-5pm at CML for a complimentary wine tasting with West + Wilder. Just look for the cool vintage truck in the parking lot and you’ll know you’re in the right spot.

“Our house style can be summed up in one word: Beautiful. We strive to produce bright, crisp, clean and refreshing wines that deliver enjoyment straight out of a can. Simply delicious….Perfect for everywhere and anywhere, these cans are great in places where glass is not: poolside, beach, golf course, spa, concerts, and parks.” – West + Wilder

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LOLA Wines

Originally built in 1892, The LOLA House tasting room is a quaint and welcoming place, full of charm and soul, located in the historical, hamlet town of Calistoga at the northern end of the Napa Valley. With its historical architecture and ‘old world’ feel, The LOLA House is the ideal place to showcase our bright, pure and natural wines along with sharing a bit of who we are and our passion and interest for wine, art and surfing.

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James Cole Winery

Why do I feel so good when I’m at James Cole?
Great people, great music, great vibes, and great wine — the makings of a perfect tasting!

Guests of the Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa will receive a complimentary tasting during their visit to the winery. Just tell them CML sent you.

Phone: (707) 251-9905

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La Sirena Wine

La Sirena makes around 2,500 cases of 5-10 different wines each year. The current lineup includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Pirate TreasuRed, Moscato Azul, Malbec, Rosato, Chardonnay, and Studio Series, as well as sister brands Barrett & Barrett and Aviatrix. All the wines are small production lots made with great care and the highest quality in mind. Based in Heidi’s hometown of Calistoga, these wines are near and dear to her heart – literally.

Stop in at the front lobby and we can help you book your tasting at La Sirena Wine.

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A Vintage Polaroid Experience

Focus On Fun | ages 8-16

Location: Old Faithful Geyser, Saturdays.

In our art imagery experience, we will be introducing ourselves, discussing the basics of Polaroid cameras, & how to handle instant film. Kids will also get to use both new & vintage Polaroid cameras to take portraits of one another! Included is wax textured coloring (old school art). We will discuss photo possibilities from within the property. Portrait, landscape, objects or whatever strikes their artful eyes! A snack will be provided by our local eateries. We proudly hand out Mananalu water. During snack time upbeat light jazz music will play from a Bluetooth speaker. Kid-friendly topic cards are set out to encourage socializing. Lots to do at this iconic stop! Memorable photo and art takeaways! ***Parents/friend groups…Need a lunch date? Drop the kiddos with me for the two-hour experience. A waiver will be provided. Downtown Calistoga is a seven-minute drive. How lucky is this?

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Nick Foxer on the Fleetwood Patio

Please join us in welcoming Nick Foxer to the Fleetwood Patio.

January 19th, 2023

February 9th, 2023

March 23rd, 2023

We recommend making reservations for dinner at OpenTable.

Nick Foxer specializes in well-known pop/rock songs: Beatles, Eagles, Elton John, Rolling Stones, with a few newer songs added to the mix, like Adele, and Bruno Mars.

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Active Wine Adventures

Active Wine Adventures creates dynamic experiences for visitors to Napa Valley by offering unique, 5-Star-rated private tours: Wine Adventures, Custom Wine Tours, Art & Wine, Hike & Wine, Elevated Hike & Wine and Hike & Beer Tours. Personalized excursions focus on small-production wineries for a more intimate, authentic experience. You have the option to pair private wine tastings with a scenic guided hike or visits to wineries with art collections.

You’ll be personally guided and driven by the owner, a resident of Napa for 20+ years. Regional Winner of a 2020 Best of Wine Tourism Award from the Great Wine Capitals, and a TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award. Learn More | Book a Tour at: ActiveWineAdventures.com, or call 707-927-1058!

Wellness Offerings

We believe in treating your body and your soul. Enhance your stay with one of our wellness offerings. MoonAcre Spa is now offering wellness classes exclusive to Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa Hotel Guests only.

Yoga, Pilates, Guided Hikes, Boot Camp & More.

To reserve your wellness class or activity, please contact our Spa Team directly by email at spahost@moonacrespacalistoga.com or call 707-942-0992 to book a private fitness or yoga class. Please note, we request 48 hours notice to secure the perfect instructor for your class.

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Nick Foxer at Fleetwood Restaurant

We are excited to once again welcome Nick Foxer to Fleetwood!

Join us Thursday December 1st from 6:30 to 8:30pm for a wonderful live music experience at Fleetwood Restaurant. We recommend making reservations for dinner at OpenTable.

Nick Foxer specializes in well-known pop/rock songs: Beatles, Eagles, Elton John, Rolling Stones, with a few newer songs added to the mix, like Adele, and Bruno Mars.

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Frank Family Vineyards

The friendly staff has made the Frank Family tasting room one of the busiest and most successful in Napa. They are always happy to pour tastes of small-production bottles or a pre-released wine for an old or new friend (you’ll instantly be one). Their tasting room is consistently recognized by top national publications, wine tasters, and aficionados across the board as one of the best in the country.

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Bike Along the Silverado Trail

Take the scenic route through rolling green hills dappled with towering oak groves along Napa Valley’s iconic Silverado Trail. This two-lane, 30 mile country road was developed in 1852 and connects the towns of Napa and Calistoga, dotted with stunning views and world-class vineyards the entire way. Take a drive with tasting stops along the way, or better yet, explore via our cruiser bikes to truly take in the not-to-miss views.

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S’mores Poolside

Ease into the evening at our poolside fire pit with a S’mores pack, available for sale at the front desk. What better way to end your day?

Bennett Lane Loop

(Walk + Run) 3.8 miles. This is a great loop on flat terrain surrounded by vineyards with beautiful views of the Paliisades Mts.

Trails at Bothe Napa Valley

(Hike+Walk+Picnic) 1.5-4.5 miles. Located about 4.5 miles from Calistoga, it’s a great hiking or picnic location. It contains the farthest inland coast redwoods in 12 California state parks, and offers a variety of year-round walking and hiking trails.

 

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Robert Louis Stevenson

(Hike+Bike) 5 miles. The state part is located between the Napa & Lake County
lines about 8 miles from Calistoga, and offers a 5 mile hike to the summit of Mount 11
St. Helena from which much of the Bay Area can be seen on clear days. Rough terrain with evergreen forests in the canyons on north facing slopes, and chaparral on the south facing slopes.

 

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Oat Hill Mine Trail

(Bike+Hike+Picnic+Sunrise) 8.3 miles. 1,900 feet. Dog, horse or mountain bike 10
friendly. Medium grade, this fantastic trail offers stunning valley views right from the get-go. It leads all the way to Robert Louis Stevenson, but, well, you’d have to camp overnight it’s that far. But, in about two hours you’ll be at the top where the wagon wheel ruts are still carved into the trail from the mining years. And, you’ll also see parts off the remaining mining camp.

 

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Napa Valley Wine Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world’s most well known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back.Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car as they pass the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley.

 

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Petrified Forest

A number of huge redwoods in this forest point away from Mount St. Helena, which once erupted violently.

 

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Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park

Built in 1846, this water-powered mill served Napa Valley’s farmers who brought their wheat grain and dried corn to the mill to be ground into flour and meal. Bale Grist Mill has one of the largest water wheels in the country and still mills grain the old-fashioned way! Visitors can take home organic wheat flour, cornmeal or polenta.

 

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Old Faithful Geyser of California

Small, scenic geyser back-dropped by palms & mountains, plus a gift shop with locally made goods.

 

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Safari West

Nestled on 400 acres in the heart of California’s wine country, Safari West is home for over 400 exotic mammals and birds. Not a zoo, not a drive-through park, it’s a wildlife preserve where the whole family can experience some of nature’s most beautiful animals in a natural habitat. An extraordinary world where people have the rare opportunity to feel the spirit of Africa, right in the heart of northern California’s wine country.

 

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Calistoga Roastery

Offering a full array of in-house freshly baked scones, muffins, croissants and danish. Homemade granola, bagels with all the fixings, breakfast sandwiches and of course full espresso bar, smoothies, and the home of the bottomless cup of fresh roasted coffee.

 

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Bella Bakery

Bella Bakery offers delicious baked goods as well as homemade English muffins to create delightful breakfast sandwiches. Cookies, brownies, cupcakes – Bella Bakery covers them all and does it right. Stop in for a cup of tea or coffee for your morning but don’t pass up on their case of scrumptious treats to go along with your beverage. Providing warm service and a host of pastry options – you can’t go wrong with any of the tasty choices here.

 

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Calistoga Farmers Market

A Certified Farmers’ Market every Saturday at the Sharpsteen Plaza on Washington Street in downtown Calistoga. Market offers a variety of farm fresh produce and food purveyors. There are also a variety of crafters and live music. (proprietary website)

 

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The Carmel Gallery in Calistoga

The Carmel Galleries feature a stunning collection of fine art landscape photography by Olof & Elizabeth Carmel, along with a unique and exciting collection of sculpture, woodwork, jewelry, glass art and home décor.

 

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Carlo Marchiori Art Studio

Carlo Marchiori is a famous Italian painter who mixes imagination with tradition. Check out his classically-based phallus sculptures – yes, for real, well, not that kind of real. Carlos is also famous for huge murals at Belagio and Venetian in Vegas, but he also did the mural in the alley in downtown Calistoga.

 

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The Gallery at Indian Springs

If you curious to see what the high mineral content of our hot springs does to plumbing, this gallery has beautiful art pieces using the crystallized pipes.

 

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Ca’toga Galleria D’Arte

Featuring the exclusive works of Carlo Marchiori, world-renowned artist who offers an enormous variety of creations, including ceiling murals, porcelain, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, furniture, watercolor, tiles, stone plaques, accessories, books, cards, posters and more.

 

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Calistoga Fit

Great trainers, great classes.

 

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Schramsberg Vineyards

Founders, Jack and Jamie Davies have been running this winery since 1965. The 1965 Blanc de Blancs came to be, and would be the first commercial use of Chardonnay in American sparkling wine.

 

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Tank Garage Winery

Enjoy the best wine tasting in Calistoga at Napa Valley’s coolest winery. During their fun wine tasting experience, you’ll taste through a variety of unique, one-off wines inside a vintage gas station and garage. Each wine is a limited-edition blend created from unique varieties picked from California’s most interesting and important vineyard locations and partners. Regardless of the occasion, Tank Garage Winery has a bunch of unique experiences for you and your whole squad. So stop by to hang with their laid-back team, listen to some cool music, and try Napa Valley’s most interesting wines.

Guests of Calistoga Motor Lodge & Spa receive complimentary tastings, just ask at the front desk.

 

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Bennett Lane Winery

Surrounded by vineyards with a gorgeous view of the Palisades Mts, the wines are rich and juicy.

 

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Chateau Montelena Winery

One of the most famous wineries in Napa Valley This French chateau with beautiful gardens and pond won the 1976 Paris tasting, and was featured in the movie “Bottle Shock”.

 

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Platypus Tours

You can avoid all of the work and stress of planning your Napa Valley or Sonoma wine region visit by allowing us to guide you through a most compelling and memorable day in the wine country!

On our small group join-in wine tours, you’ll meet other wine adventurers on a roomy shuttle led by one of our friendly and informative tour guides. We’ll pick you up from your area lodging for a day filled with fun, flavor and adventure!

Or…make it private! We’re happy to accommodate couples or groups of any size for customized tours through the wine country.

 

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Picnic Along Oat Hill Mine Trail

Sure, maybe you didn’t come to Calistoga to break a sweat. But if you came to enjoy the view, you’ll find plenty to see along the Oat Hill Mine Trail—and plenty of spots to stop for a scenic picnic. What opened in 1893 as a route connecting mercury mines that stretched from Calistoga to Aetna Springs (you can still spot the ruts made by wagon wheels along its volcanic rocky road), the 8.3-mile hike meanders along ancient lakes, brush-covered hillsides, and one of the best views of Nappa Valley at 1,500 feet.