Things to Do in Benicia

Things to Do in Benicia, CA - Benicia Attractions

Things to Do in Benicia

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  • Robin S
    23 contributions
    Beautiful views of the Carquinez Straits and the solitude of being next to the water can be found on or near the public pier.
    Written June 4, 2020
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  • Robin S
    23 contributions
    Whether you want a nice walk or you want to go fishing, the natural scenery is beautiful. Views of the Carquinea Straits abound!
    Written June 4, 2020
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  • wardgarner
    Castro Valley, CA547 contributions
    This is an interesting building. You really need to have a docent tour you around to get the most out of your visit. You will learn about the very earliest part of California becoming a State. There are a few original pieces of furniture and the original flag with its 31 stars. Do you know the name of Lake Tahoe before it was Lake Tahoe? Lake Bigler. Why Lake Bigler? It was given this name for the 3rd governor of California. You will learn these interesting facts when you tour with a docent.
    Written January 7, 2022
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  • Lynn C
    19 contributions
    We love this farmer's market. It Is large enough to find plenty of great veges and fruit but small enough to get thru in a short time if you like. There are flowers, music, Booths of a nice variety and friendly people with food as well if you want to grab a bite to eat there. Lots of restaurants with outdoor eating all down the street. It's a fun night...Thursdays.
    Written September 4, 2019
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  • Kathy B
    Benicia, CA20 contributions
    Lots of fun learning the history of the Camel Barn and Magazine. We did hands on activities like in the pioneer days. Docents are very knowledgeable and enjoy sharing the history with you.
    Written September 3, 2019
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  • MayGetAway
    Benicia, CA39 contributions
    This park has many things to do. The free public boat launch. Long parking spaces for your truck and boat trailer. You can fish off the dock area. I have been there to see several sturgeons being brought in. Many areas to fish off the bank out of boat traffic. Public restrooms. Drinking fountain. Places to picnic and BBQ. Large green area with plenty of parking. Can be a good place to fly a kite when the wind is up. There is a wide path leading to a nice beach area in a cove. During the summer the water temperature is not so cold and have seen many kids playing in the water. FYI it is brackish. Good place to kayak or paddle board from. A good place to watch the kite boarders when the wind is up and they are out doing their thing. Good place to view the Carquinez bridge and all the boat and ship traffic go by. One item that can be of concern is the type of people that hang out there at times. Just so you know that this is public and unsupervised park.
    Written November 9, 2019
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  • Beverly P
    Benicia, CA23 contributions
    I go every year I can to the Memorial Day observance done by the Benicia Historical Society. Hundreds attend this day honoring our military veterans who are buried there. A flyover C5 has flown over the cemetery during the ceremony. Do go!
    Written October 9, 2019
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  • A_Gora-Mapfumo
    San Leandro, CA24 contributions
    I encourage everyone who visit Benicia to tour the Fisher Hanlon House. The lady tour guide is so knowledgeable and captivating. It is almost like she lived with the Fisher back in the day. I couldn't get enough of looking at the artifacts in the house. I will definitely go back.
    Written November 4, 2021
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  • JOHN N
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands144 contributions
    We were in Benicia during an Open Studios weekend, as a result (and fortunate for us) the glass blowing operation was active. Apparently operating hours are M-F 9 to 5pm during normal weeks. The glass blowers were operating as a team producing some intricate design bowls; as the process evolved the glassblower noted what they were doing.
    Written May 7, 2019
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  • TerryRxyz
    Boone, NC91 contributions
    On a dry hill top, well hidden among the freeway ramps, but has sweeping views of Suisun Bay and the bridges over the strait. Worth a few minutes if you are nearby, like at the Benicia Historical Museum.
    Written May 22, 2018
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  • arhie
    San Antonio, TX310 contributions
    Awesome German and Belgian style beers in Benicia. The saison and dunkel are standouts - seriously, some of the best I've had in each class. Only open Thu-Sun, but worth the trip to the industrial park. Excellent signage, small but well appointed tasting room, friendly staff.
    Written June 9, 2019
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  • Beverly P
    Benicia, CA23 contributions
    they were the second art group to form in Benicia and has grown to be a top notch art gallery. Their shows are impressive! I especially like when they have an opening of an exhibit when there are art lovers gathered in excitement
    Written October 9, 2019
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  • TarynSh
    Benicia, CA120 contributions
    Just saw the new play, Intimate Apparel. Powerful, poignant and heartfelt. Good acting brought 1905 come alive.

    We try to see all the plays here. Great evening - bottle of wine and entertainment in our backyard.
    Written April 29, 2017
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  • MayGetAway
    Benicia, CA39 contributions
    The museum is open limited times. We have been in only a couple so far but is great place for local history.
    Written August 6, 2019
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  • Dominic S
    Pleasanton, CA77 contributions
    Visited for a wedding reception upstairs - very rustic (no A/C) - large non-descript room was very open for a big event and room for food and dancing.
    Written July 23, 2017
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