Vallejo

Vallejo is a unique city with so much to offer, including a wealth of cultural attractions and events.

 
 

Welcome to Vallejo


Considering the gateway to the Bay Area, Vallejo is a beautiful scenic waterfront town perched on the northeastern shore of San Pablo Bay
 
Vallejo is a beautiful and historic waterfront city considered the gateway to the Bay Area. Thanks to its prime location, Vallejo is also a great starting place to visit the array of amazing wineries throughout the Napa and Sonoma counties.
 
Drive through this great Northern California small town to take in the sights and rich historical heritage and then book a wine tour after. Vallejo is a unique city with so much to offer, including a wealth of cultural attractions and events, like the popular Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and the historic waterfront downtown district, with fantastic nightlife, shopping, and restaurants.
 

What to Love

 
 • Scenic waterfront city
 • Historic and charming
 • College town
 • Very diverse suburb
 • Range of housing options
 •Access to Wine Country
 

People and Lifestyle

 
One of the many benefits of living in Vallejo is the variety of residential real estate options available in all price ranges. Options range from historic Victorian manors and prestigious golf communities to waterfront condominiums and single-family residences. Niche ranks Vallejo as the nation's number one most diverse city and suburb.
 
People from all walks of life and backgrounds find community in Vallejo, including young professionals, families, college students, and more. Vallejo is a big, beautiful, diverse city with waterfront vistas, hiking, several great parks, excellent restaurants, and endless opportunities for things to do.
 

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment

 
Serving all-day breakfast and lunch, The Grind Café is a favorite among the locals. Their flavor-packed breakfast burrito is a must, but no matter what you order from their menu, you can rest assured it was made with the highest quality ingredients and care. If you're in the historic downtown area of Vallejo and craving Mexican food, then stop by Momo's Cafe for breakfast or lunch. This friendly neighborhood café is open daily from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., serving favorites like pancakes, huevos rancheros, and omelets.
 
Catch up with a friend or plan a romantic date night at Zio Fraedo's, an upscale Italian restaurant perched riverside. Enjoy sweeping views of the water while you dine. Depending on the occasion, Zio Fraedo's offers large rooms overlooking the water and smaller, more intimate rooms.
 
Taco Tuesdays and karaoke nights define the popular chain Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant. This popular chain is a go-to for authentic cuisine from south of the border for locals and tourists alike. Popular menu items include the shrimp ceviche, breakfast burrito, and festive cocktails.
 

Things to Do

 
Vallejo golfers have their pick of exceptional facilities. The Blue Rock Springs Golf Course features two lighted championship 18-hole golf courses and a driving range. PGA-certified instructors are happy to work with anyone hoping to learn the game. Blue Rocks Springs serves Vallejo and the Salano county region, drawing people in because of its convenient location near the highway, great service, and excellent conditions.
 
While Blue Rock Springs is beautiful, it's not the only option for premier golf conditions in Vallejo. The  Hiddenbrooke Golf Course is home to an Arnold Palmer-designed signature course, and it's one of the area's most revered locations for weddings, social activities, and corporate events because of its picturesque backdrop and breathtaking views of the surrounding scenic vista.
 
Plan a fun day of festivities with a visit to the Solano County Fairgrounds. From dog shows and rodeos to county fairs and contests, this sprawling public event space hosts all kinds of public and private events throughout the year. Check the official calendar of events to see what's coming up next!
 
Treat yourself and your family to a theme park trip at the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo. Part of the Six Flags chain of amusement parks, Discovery Kingdom stands out because it's an animal-themed park with roller coasters, rides, and tons of other attractions. Since this is an animal theme park, there are several animal exhibits to check out beyond the thrill rides. Guests can get up close and personal with giraffes, alligators, tigers, African penguins, bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, and so much more!
 

Schools

 
The K-12 school system is served by the Vallejo City Unified School District and several private schools, including the Mare Island Technology Academy. Vallejo is also evolving into a college town with three post-secondary institutions: California Maritime Academy, Touro University, and Solano Community College.
 
 
 
 
 

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