Travel Inn Vallejo |
The City of Vallejo's story begins in 1844 when General Mariano G. Vallejo saw the promise of the area. Named after him and twice the site of the state capitol in the 1850s, Vallejo grew into an important shipping and naval center.
The city's Ferry Terminal and ferry service have served as a model for the rest of the Bay Area, helping make Vallejo a transportation and commuter hub for the North Bay. Six Flags Marine World, restaurants, and the Downtown Farmer's Market help make Vallejo the vibrant community it is today. Vallejo is located in Solano County just northeast of San Francisco between San Francisco and Sacramento along Interstate 80 near the San Francisco Bay.
Vallejo is part of the Vallejo-Fairfield-Napa, California metro area.
Education California Maritime Academy |
Golf Hiddenbrooke Country Club | California Specialty Hospital | Sutter Solano Medical Center |
Transportation Vallejo Baylink Ferries |
Wildlife Viewing Six Flags Marine World |
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02/15 Coming to The area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Gilroy CA July26-28 The internationally acclaimed Great Garlic Cook-off, the signature event of the Gilroy Garlic Festival has increased the top prize in the July 27th competition to $5,000.