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Your Weekend Itinerary For An Overnight Stay in Vacaville, California: Outdoor Enthusiast's Edition

Located halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco, Vacaville is the perfect place to escape the crowds and enjoy the open space. Whether you are on foot or bike, Vacaville, California offers some of the best hiking, biking, and outdoor recreation in Northern California.

So discover what to do in Vacaville and grab your hiking boots and your cameras and get ready for a weekend full of picturesque outdoor adventures with our weekend itinerary.

Day 1


Journey’s Coffee is the perfect place to meet your friends before taking on the day. Fuel up with a lavender latte and avocado toast.

Visit any time from May until October to check out the local farmers market in the Creekwalk Plaza. Every Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, have a taste of our local produce and meet the farmers!

farmers market

Vacaville has some of the best hiking and biking in Northern California. Explore one of the many hiking trails in Solano County. We created a list with the top 6 hiking spots in and around Vacaville, California. Start your adventure at the Pena Adobe trail, where you can learn about our local history and visit the oldest standing structure in Solano County.

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Grab a sandwich to go from Digger’s Deli and take a 20-minute drive out to Lake Berryessa to spend the rest of your day on the lake! Rent a boat and try wakeboarding, go fishing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, or just float in water and soak up some rays.


Unwind from your day of adventures at the Brass Tap where they have over 50 craft beers on tap. Chill out on the dog-friendly patio with a cold beer and the homemade pretzels with beer cheese.

Brass Tap

Day 2


Give your morning a boost at the True Roots Juice + Eats with a freshly pressed juice and avocado toast.

Challenge yourself by climbing the Nut Tree Boulders. There are over 50 basalt boulders for you to climb, ranging from easy to moderately difficult. Be cautious when climbing in the summertime and rainy seasons, the boulder may be too hot to grab or fragile from the rain.


Grab lunch in downtown Vacaville at Merchant & Main and order the 49er Chicken Salad for a light and flavorful dish. If you have time, enjoy a happy hour at the bar with friends or a romantic evening in the dining area.


Before you leave, be sure to stop by the original Ray’s Cycle bicycle shop in downtown Vacaville. Here they have the largest bike selection in Solano County, ranging from 400-600 bikes at a time. Be sure to check out our list of the top 6 places to ride your bike around Vacaville.

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