Stay with Choice Hotels in Stockton, CA and explore the California countryside. Tucked between Yosemite National Park and the California coast, Stockton, CA should be a stop on your Northern California vacation. The community of 300,000 is the fourth largest in the Central Valley region. From water sports at the local marina, to the nearby wine country, there's plenty to see and do.
No trip to Northern California is complete without a taste of the local wines. The Lodi Wine Region, an area with over 80 wineries, surrounds Stockton. Jump in the car and explore! While you're out and about, stop at the Downtown Stockton Certified Farmer's Market, which is open from May through October on Main Street in front of the Bob Hope Theatre.
Are the kids coming along? Make a stop at Countryside Farms. Children of all ages can feed pygmy goats or climb antique tractors in the play yard. If you're visiting in June, pick fresh cherries! Visit the Oak Grove Nature Center, located inside Oak Grove Regional Park. Its walking trails, playgrounds, paddle boats and disc golf courses will keep the kids busy. At the end of the day, visit the Downtown Stockton Marina. Enjoy a sunset cruise, followed by dinner at one of the waterfront bistros. Try your hand at parasailing at Delta Water Sports.
Didn't see everything in one day? Stay the night! There are several Stockton, CA hotels to choose from. Check out our list above and book a room today!