Hiking is one of the best forms of exercise that you can participate in. Not only is it physically challenging, but it also allows you a chance to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Anyone can go for a run on the treadmill, but who’s going for a hike through nature is a different ballgame.
With near-perfect weather and sunny days all year round, the Wine Country beckons wine lovers out from the wine tasting rooms to explore the scenic outdoors—and we don’t just mean strolling in the vineyards. From enjoying the hot springs to hot air balloon rides, camping, biking and outdoor hiking adventures, there are tons of ways to enjoy the beautiful valleys of Napa and Sonoma.
Endless vistas of rolling hills, vineyards, redwoods, and oak-studded grassland soothe your soul. Fresh air enlivens you. While deer graze quietly and jack rabbits nibble nearby, a sense of calm overtakes you. You gladly surrender to the magnificent beauty of Wine Country backlands. If you’ve been enjoying a few days of wine tasting, you’ve discovered how many great wineries are tucked throughout the countryside around Healdsburg, Calistoga, and the Pacific …