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The park has a community feeling which will make you feel at home. It is located within 30 miles of Napa Valley, but is also close to family friendly venues such as the NASCAR races at the famous Infineon Raceway and Six Flag's Discovery Kingdom, one of the Bay Area's most popular theme park attractions. The Vallejo Park is walking distance from shopping centers and a short drive to the Vallejo Transit Center and Ferry Terminal.
The park is conveniently located near to all the popular Bay Area attractions, a day trip away from San Francisco, Napa Valley, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and so many more locations to explore. There are also plenty of local attractions and events such as the Jelly Belly Factory, Budweiser Factory, the Vallejo waterfront, Pirate Festival, and the Solano County Fair. The site is pet friendly and family friendly offering picnic tables, barbeque area, horse shoe pit, bike storage, children?s playground and other amenities. Call ahead for availability with your RV rental stay dates ready.
The Tradewinds RV Park in Vallejo, California is located in a magical setting in an exciting part of the world This is the perfect place to stay, for travelers can take trips to the city by the Bay, San Francisco, the beautiful vineyards of Napa Valley, and so much more. This is a restful, serene base for some exhilarating excursions. While in residence at this park, people have quick access to Interstate 80. Guests will also be happy to know that shopping at popular stores is also close to the park. The park has 78 RV sites of different sizes for large pull-thru?s. The sites have level, gravel beds for easy set up, full hookups, 30-50 amp service, and vehicle parking. The sites at the park have room for most slide-outs. The pull-thru sites have picnic tables and patios. The guests receive WiFi, cable TV, hookups, laundry, restrooms, showers, and a lovely lounge. The park has been owned and operated by three generations of the same family.
University of California voted as one of the best public universities in the world, is a landmark of Berkeley and it has a classical architectural feel. There is an amazing tower located at the top of the hill, which offers spectacular views of the city. The library is a majestic building and there is a Greek amphitheater, where amazing performances are shown. UC Berkeley also has a dinosaur exhibition with some interesting replicas of tyrrannosarus rex and a teradactyl.
If you have a passion for botany or nature in general, then this is a mandatory stop. Established in 1890, the Garden, has amassed over 13,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, cultivated over 34 acres. It is worthy to note that the garden holds one of the largest and most diverse collections in the United States.
Tilden has been called the jewel of the district?s park system, it?s no wonder why the East Bay community considers this park as the haven for recreational activities. From a carousel ride, countless prime picnic spots, swimming at Lake Anza and a stroll through the Botanic Garden there is so much to enjoy, not to mention the 2,079 acres of wild and pristine natural beauty.
TrainTown offers a quarter scale railroad on 4 miles of track. Each train trip lasts 20-minutes and takes you through tunnels, over bridges and makes a stop in Lakeview a miniature town and petting zoo. Visitors can also have fun at the six amusement rides.
Built in 1823 it is said to be the last mission in Alta California, built after Mexico gained independence from Spain. You can experience a bit of California history, participate in the special events and activities all located in the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks.
Everyone has heard of Alcatraz, the infamous prison that held some of America's most dangerous criminals. The subject of many films and books, Alcatraz has become a part of American culture, ingrained in our history and memory. As part of your visit to San Francisco, don't forget to schedule a tour of Alcatraz Island. Visit the site of so many stories and movies, and experience it, firsthand, for yourself, while also learning about the history behind it all.
The last manned lighthouse on the California coast, today it is part of the largest urban national park in the U.S., the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. If you enjoy a rugged hike then getting here will be fun, the half mile trail that leads to the lighthouse is steep, you can also discover the old Coast Guard rescue station, wildflowers, and pillow basalt rock formations.
You can find this Redwood forest just a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland. Once the source of San Francisco Bay Area?s building supplies, logging is now history, and the park is home to regal 150 foot redwoods spread over 1,830 acres. On your hike or run you may be fortunate enough to see rare species such as the golden eagle and Alameda striped racer.
There are 1.9 million objects which include art, history and natural sciences. You can explore the many elements that shape California?s character and landscape. Over 300,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions you can easily spend the day here. Be sure to check out the many events that occur throughout the year, every Friday night there is a gathering for the community which may include dancing or cultural performances, or you can also participate on the guided tours which for example explain the regional geology or natural the resources.
Lake Merritt, the oldest designated wildlife refuge center, was built in 1870. Now it forms part of the heart of Oakland city. The Lake Merritt 3.4 mile shoreline is heart-shaped. It's a great space for man and nature to mingle. There are many events you can attend at Merritt including a course on Bonsai pruning, birding, or the original child's playground that Disneyland was based on. It's called <a href="http://fairyland.org/">Fairyland</a>.