Tag Archives: San Joaquin County

Children’s Museum, Pixie Woods; child-friendly treasures in our backyard!

  The Children’s Museum’s water maze fascinates young and old alike. By moving the baffles, kids can redirect the current and move boats through the maze in different directions! Giant nutcrackers pose outside Stockton Children’s Museum; grandson Jack was very impressed! Grandson Jack and other kids cavort in the Pixie Woods “Dragon water feature”, just […]

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Safe bicycle riding in Stockton and San Joaquin County (Bike Fest is this Saturday, Sept. 27)

  Riders, young and old, prepare for fun cylcing at UOP last year. Three women prepare for the 2013 San Joaquin Bike Fest. An estimated 2/3s of our county residents have one or more bikes stored at home.  Many are dusty and in disuse; why, you might wonder?  The biggest concern in a recent poll […]

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San Joaquin County is a bicycling mecca…dust off those bikes!

  Family members gather for the “second Saturday Family Ride”, staged monthly by the San Joaquin Bike Coalition. Some of you realize that Stockton and San Joaquin County are a bicyclists dream! Our cities and county offer many cycling benefits; lovely weather almost year-round, few hills, a variety of safe and scenic routes to flex […]

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Stockton/San Joaquin County, CA “hidden gems” list, Part II

  Richmaid is a vintage diner on Cherokee in Lodi, the perfect place for breakfast or a lunch stop on your tour of the Lodi/Woodbridge Wine Grape Appellation! This demonstration/teaching vineyard is part of the Lodi Wine and Visitor’s Center in Lodi! UOP’s campus is a great place for quiet cycling, and, the location of […]

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Frugal travel…close to home!

  Stockton’s waterfront and new Stockton Marina, viewed from behind the Stockton Ports Ballpark. University of Pacific’s DeRosa University Center is the place to finish a walking or biking tour of this lovely campus! Enjoy the San Joaquin Delta, its waterways, boats and a great sunset, with good food, off the Garlic Bros. Restaurant deck! […]

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Stockton, greater Stockton “must see” list…what would you add?

  Downtown Stockton’s waterfront, such as this view from behind the Stockton Ports Ballpark looking over the marina, is not to be missed! The Steamboat Bridge, crossing Steamboat Slough on the Delta near Walnut Grove, is representative of the scenery and interesting places on the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta, just miles from Stockton! It’s […]

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