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Stories and Tips Calistoga

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Taking the muds at Golden Haven Hot Springs

Written by Sierra on 01 Jul, 2004

The Mayacamas Indians who lived in the Napa Valley region were the original beneficiaries of the natural hot springs in the area, then early Spanish settlers. Eventually Napa became known for its farmland, and winemakers began moving in. Sam Brannan, who had amassed his riches…Read More

The Salon at Dr. Wilkinson's

Written by food&fun on 22 Apr, 2002

As part of the spa package I did at Dr. Wilkinson's, I spent the morning at the salon. My salon person started off with a Cerofango Treatment for my feet, which began with a delightful foot massage. Each foot was then dipped into…Read More

Written by food&fun on 22 Apr, 2002

As part of my spa package, I got "The Works," an aftrnoon of pampering and strange experiences. I was led to the locker room, where I left my clothes and wrapped myself in a large, soft sheet. Then I was guided to the famous mud…Read More

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Nance's Hot Springs Treatments

Written by nmagann on 14 Dec, 2000

The treatments we had began with a mud bath. There were two side by side tubs. You don't get into the mud bath as it is heated from the bottom and very hot. Instead we were told to lay on top and…Read More

Old Faithful Geyser

Written by Travel Queen on 07 Nov, 2000

Check this one out. It costs $6 to see this real active geyser. It's on the main drag also and I believe there's a public pool that's heated by the geyser water. Pretty neat. …Read More

Antique Shopping

Written by Travel Queen on 02 Nov, 2000

Calistoga and Napa are have a lot of cute little shops for antique shopping. They also have a certain amount of craft shops to check out.…Read More

Napa Wine Train

Written by Travel Queen on 02 Nov, 2000

I have yet to do this but I read and hear from friends rave reviews about the food on this infamous Wine Train. Yes it's a little pricey but from what I hear it's worth it. Next time I go to wine country…Read More

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