Just because we've said goodbye to summer doesn't mean you can't enjoy a day trip or a weekend excursion to Pleasant Hill! Autumn is a great time to experience what we and our surrounding communities have to offer.
Local Vineyards, Wineries, and Tasting Rooms
It's no secret that Northern California is a wine lover's destination! Spend a day walking through the vines, enjoy a tasting of curated selections, and of course make sure to take some home. It's not too early to start shopping for holiday wines and gifts for loved ones. Nearby Sonoma, Livermore, and Napa Valleys are ready to welcome you.
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Discover our Local Museums
Pleasant Hill and the East Bay Area is lucky to have several museums which are only a short distance away. Whether you take the kids to the Charles M. Schulz Museum to learn about how Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang got their start, explore military history at the USS Hornett, take in the pleasures of painting and sculpture at the Crockett & Bailey Museum, or nurture your interest in science at the California Academy of Sciences you're sure to have a day of discovery and knowledge.
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Hike, Explore, Visit
Enjoy the views from Mt. Diablo and Mt. Wanda this autumn, explore Briones Regional Park, or tour the John Muir National Historic Site with its grounds and historic house museum. If you are a fan of the writer Jack London, we have just the park for you! For an experience ideal for the whole family, the Lindsay Wildlife Experience is both fun and educational. As the facility also rehabilitates wild animals who have been brought to them injured, your admission cost is going to a good cause.
Explore the Great Outdoors
What locals love about Pleasant Hill and the East Bay Region is that we have magical San Francisco less than an hour away. Many guests to Pleasant Hill opt to take a day trip or two into the famed metropolis while leaving their cars parked at their hotels in Pleasant Hill. From the Presidio to the Golden Gate Bridge you can see it all when you Stay Pleasant Hill.