Tag Archives: San Joaquin travel

Stockton/San Joaquin road trip on a budget…Adventure, mystery, history, good wine and great food

Adventure, mystery, history, good wine and great food…close to home! A long-time Stocktonian recently said to me “there’s not much to do in this town, unless you’ve got a lot of money”. I responded with “come-on, two people could find adventure, mystery, history, good wine and great food for about $50”, and offered several suggestions. […]

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All those cows, county ag tourism and Hilmar Cheese Factory…!

All those cows…  San Joaquin County has scores of dairy farms, and thousands upon thousands of dairy cattle. You’ll see them along Interstate 5 and Hwy. 99, and on many of our back roads throughout the county. If you get your kids or grandkids talking, you’ll realize that these dairy cows provide many of the […]

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Cycling in San Joaquin County; Tour of California, Best Ride Ever are motivators!

The Tour of California Bicycle Race started on Sunday in Sacramento, with Stage Two finishing on a bright, crisp and sunny Monday afternoon in Lodi, in front of a crowd estimated at over 20,000 cheering spectators. One hundred and fifty world-class professional cyclists peddled that stage, from Nevada City to Hutchins Street Square in Lodi, before moving […]

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Festival of Trees makes December perfect time to visit San Joaquin County Historical Museum near Lodi, CA

Anytime is a good time to visit our county’s historical museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi, but December is the “put it on your calendar” time! In December, the museum complex comes alive with both Christmas cheer and the stunning Festival of Trees!  With more than 70 beautifully decorated unique Christmas trees, the […]

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