Vallejo definitely shows appreciation for its young locals; this most certainly can be considered a ‘wonderland.’ Some of the features of the Children’s Wonderland are a castle, fairy tale-themed play spaces and equipment, a dinosaur statue, and an outdoor theater. If you are hesitant about visiting Vallejo with your children, no need to worry, Children’s Wonderland may be the solution to your problem.
Children’s Wonderland, 360 Glenn St, Vallejo, CA, USA +1 707-648-4600
Free, kid-friendly, and a good date destination, Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve is a massive 215 acres. Within this large space, attractions include hiking, biking, scenic views, and picnicking. Bring a group of friends, gather your family around, or set up a date in this lovely setting, and the memory of being here will be a great one.
Who doesn’t love a city with a touch of nature? Bay Area Ridge Trail offers its visitors that natural feeling. A nature trail that connects over 75 parks and open spaces throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the Bay Area Ridge Trail can be used for a number of exercise activities such as biking, hiking, and horseback riding.
For a beautiful spot to look at the view and take in a fresh breath of air, Vallejo Marina would fulfill these wonders for you. Located between the San Francisco Bay and the Delta, it offers a wide variety of facilities for local residents and visitors to enjoy. These facilities include fuel docks, hot showers, a nearby launch ramp, and a laundry machine.
Unlike Vallejo Waterfront Park, Blue Rock Springs Park isn’t just a large open space. A wonderful alternative, this park combines outdoor recreation with history. There are a handful of historic buildings on site, as well as many other opportunities for visitors to enjoy themselves: large picnic areas, open play sections, children’s playground equipment, and a hiking trail all make a visit to Blue Rock Springs worthwhile.
Blue Rock Springs Park, 650 Columbus Pkwy, Vallejo, CA, USA +1 707 648 4600
An exclusive peninsula and former military establishment resting alongside the city of Vallejo, Mare Island is quite an attraction to see; no wonder it is a favorite visiting spot of locals and travelers alike! Come marvel at the island’s beautiful views of the surrounding land and waters, and take a stroll through its historical buildings, gulf, and wedding venues.
By Sarah Ndjongo
Sarah Ndjongo is a young photographer and writer based at the University of California-Berkeley, where she studies Rhetoric with a concentration in Narrative and Film. Sarah is often spotted at church events where she is involved with choir, as well as media/television. Aside from church, she enjoys music, fashion, and hand lettering. Although she has lived in California her entire life, her four-month study abroad experience led her to fall head over heels for London.