One of the amazing things about living in the bay area is that there are so many cities that are beautiful and relaxing. One such destination is Palo Alto. Nestled in the bay area, Palo Alto has become home for many of Silicon Valley’s rich and famous and is a popular travel destination because of its location and amenities. Additionally, Palo Alto is just a short drive from countless great weekend group destinations.

Palo Alto is part of the greater bay area and these destinations i placed all over that sprawling part of northern California. Many groups coming to the Palo Alto area rent a private charter bus that takes them to fun things to do, and amazing places to see.  Since the area is so spread out, what most groups discover is that the best way to get around is by group bus. Strategy allows a group to travel in the same vehicle, leave the driving to a professional, and place their focus on having fun together.

This post will highlight the top spas, wineries, and resorts worth checking out with your group in the Palo Alto area.

Tour the Northern California Wine Country

The state of California is world-renowned for the quality of its diversity of wines. There are several areas along the coast of California that produce some of the world’s best wines every year. Perhaps the most internationally recognized area of wine production in California is in northern California.  The two areas that are perfect for growing wine grapes are Napa and Sonoma valleys and between the two there are literally dozens of great wineries for you to visit and to sample.

Bartholomew Park Winery

Near Sonoma plaza is beautiful winery is one of Sonoma’s best. Placed on more than 300 acres that include hiking trails and oak groves the winery produces great Sauvignon Blancs and rose a wines that delight. Come for the wine and also come for the views.

Hanzell Vineyards

This Sonoma winery was founded in 1953 want to scenic piece of fertile wine land. Ambassador James D. Zellerbach had a vision and created a wonderful burgundy in 1975. Today the Brye family, owns the winery and has continued to produce wonderful wines that sell all around the world.  Although this is an old winery, the facilities have been updated as you will see when you take a tour. When you come, anyone you select will demonstrate their excellent wine making ability.


Behringer has built ourselves to become one of the top large wineries in the world today  this  Napa Valley winery has accomplished this because they have done an excellent job of creating large amounts of high-quality wine. Beringer is recognized both grates entry-level wine as well as its often extraordinary private reserves. They offer a wine tasting tour in there winery that allows you to sample all levels of their wine.

Garden Court hotel

The garden court hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located in downtown Palo Alto. This beautiful boutique lodging is near San Francisco and San Jose airport and close to Silicon Valley, Mountain View, Menlo Park. Place on a beautiful tree-lined street oh, you were close to award-winning restaurants, full-service spas, and the best shopping in the area in the area.

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto

This ultra-high-end hotel resort is often considered the best in the Palo Alto area. Only three miles from Stanford University, the biggest attraction to the hotel is its full-service health spa which features steam rooms, saunas, and a full selection of massage services, body treatments, facials, manicures, and pedicures.  Visitors love the rooftop swimming pool, with private cabanas we drinks and snacks can be ordered and you have internet access so you can work.