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RECREATION IN VALLEJO

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is one of America’s only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks and is home to Wild Life and Wilder Rides. A one-of-a-kind mix of entertainment, marine life, wildlife, thrill rides, kids rides and shows, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom offers families 35 animal attractions and exhibits, 35 world-class rides, nine great shows, Looney Tunes characters and much, much more. Thrill rides include: Roar, a classic wooden roller coaster featuring an opening drop from 10 stories high and speeds of up to 50 miles an hour, and Medusa, a floorless, high-speed, multi-inversion steel super coaster. See the park’s newest attraction SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight. Enjoy life changing one-on-one animal interactions. Make sure to check out the high flying artistry of the Drench dolphin show featuring Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and amazing trainers; Plus Don’t miss Ocean Discovery, where the ocean touches you.
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Jelly_Belly_Company Jelly Belly Candy Company
Come see how the legendary Jelly Belly® jelly bean is made. The 35,000 square foot Visitor Center offers a fun, exciting adventure in touring, shopping and casual dining. Visit the candy-making factory where Jelly Belly makes over 150 different candies and walk the Jelly Belly Candy Trail on a free factory tour with guides who show you state-of-the-art candy-making. Shop in the large company candy store featuring all the flavors of Jelly Belly® jelly beans, chocolates, gummies and wonderful gifts and souvenirs. You can also enjoy dining in the Jelly Belly Cafe’, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza shaped like a Jelly Belly bean.


Greater Vallejo Recreation District
The Greater Vallejo Recreation District is an independent special district that provides a wide range of recreational facilities and programs. 36 parks, 4 community centers, olympic sized pool, and a wide range of activities such as camps, afterschool programs, classes, sports leagues, and more. Call us at 707-648-4600 or visit us at gvrd.org to reserve a park site, schedule your child’s birthday party at Children’s Wonderland, or to sign up for swimming lessons.



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COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts
Napa’s newest downtown attraction extends the definition of museum to new dimensions. With unique exhibitions, tasty delicacies, and a world of discoveries for visitors of all ages, COPIA offers seasonal art exhibitions as well as daily programs including wine & food classes and garden workshops. Dine in Julia’s Kitchen, COPIA’s gourmet dining room named for the patron saint of the pantry, Julia Child, or walk in the organic gardens, or shop in the Cornucopia Museum Store.

Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour & Gift Shop
A tour at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Fairfield gives you the opportunity to see the all-natural brewing process and marvel at the state-of-the-art facilities, brewhouse, beechwood aging cellar and packaging plant. Enjoy the complimentary tasting of A-B’s world-class products and shop at the Brewery Gift Shop, where you can find hundreds of unique gifts for all those King of Beer lovers in your family.

Mare Island Historic Park
Come take a tour of the West Coast’s first naval installation. Founded by Commander David Farragut in 1854, the Mare Island Naval Shipyard reached peak capacity for shipbuilding and repairs during World War II, and was responsible for the construction of over 500 naval vessels. On the tour, you will see the world famous St. Peter’s Chapel with its beautiful Tiffany stained glass windows, as well as the historic Officers Row Mansions, a new museum, the Shipyard Cemetery and, of course, the amazing Shipyard itself.

USA World Classics Event Center
USA World Classics houses rare and unique classic autos, buggies, fire trucks and other vehicles and auto-related paraphernalia in its downtown Vallejo location. (Available for groups and special events only.)

Bay View Charters
Bay View Charters, the 40-foot Motor Vessel Journey is available for business and private charters on the San Francisco Bay, Carquinez Strait and the Sacramento River/Delta. With a capacity for up to 34 passengers, the M.V. Journey features a full galley, lounge with wet bar, dining area with panoramic view and open bow.

San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace
The Ferry Building Marketplace is a people’s marketplace serving residents and travelers alike. Located within the historic Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street, shops large and small celebrate food in all its forms, offering everything from artisan cheeses to the freshest of local fish. Restaurants and cafés serve cuisine representing the quality and cultural diversity of San Francisco’s best chefs. Enjoy the vibrant sights and sounds that make the Ferry Building a popular waterfront destination. Stroll through the Ferry Building Marketplace and explore the agricultural richness the greater Bay Area has to offer.

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Golfing

Since Vallejo’s weather is beautiful nearly every day, it is also easy to take advantage of a wide range of outdoor activities. The city’s beautiful waterfront and municipal marina provide a spectacular backdrop for fishing, sailing, jet skiing and more. Golfers will find several courses in the area on which to test their skills. Blue Rock Springs, Chardonnay Golf Club, Hiddenbrooke Country Club, Joe Mortara Golf Course, and the historic Mare Island Golf Course provide a combined 109 holes of golfing challenge.