ConcordUnited States of America

Concord is calling! Discover its food, riverfront, hiking, and more.

The relaxed suburban town of Concord isjust 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the heart of San Francisco, but you’ll feellike you’re hours from the city. Concord is the perfect family vacation destination,with theme parks, water parks and outdoor cinemas to entertain the kids.Discover the local heritage as you visit historic buildings scatteredthroughout the city or do some shopping at the local mall.

Concord is conveniently located, withmany major attractions just beyond its city limits. Explore Berkeley, home toone of America’s most prestigious universities, or climb Mt. Diablo, one of thetallest peaks in the area.

Spend the day riding waterslides orracing your friends at Waterworld California. With gentle to thrilling waterslidesand plenty of attractions aimed for small children, it provides the perfectfamily day out. Head to nearby Pixieland Amusement Park for more family fun.The park is focused on younger children and is interactive, educational andmodest in price. For old-fashioned fun, catch a film at the Solano Drive-In,one of the last of its kind in California.

Concord is home to a progressive artsscene. From the 1970s on, native son Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald and othersperformed each summer at the Concord Jazz Festival. Look for modern headlinerslike CeeLo Green, OneRepublic, Linkin Park and Steely Dan in the summer concertseries at the Concord Pavilion, the city's main amphitheater. Concord also has astrong legacy of theater and the performing arts. Academy Award-winning actorTom Hanks was born here.

The city is best navigated by car. Findfree or metered parking throughout Concord. A bus service also runs throughoutthe town. Drive outside the city limits to see the majesty of Mt. Diablo StatePark. Visit the bohemian locals of Berkeley, the Bay Area city that boasts oneof the most recognized universities in the nation.

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Where to stay in Concord

Thousand Oaks
#indianrock #rockclimbing
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Thousand Oaks

While Thousand Oaks might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Tilden Regional Park and Greek Theater.

Marina Bay
Flowers and green all the way throughout this trail.
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Marina Bay

While there might not be top attractions in Marina Bay, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Craneway Pavilion and Berkeley Marina.

Southwest Annex
Richmond. After getting gasoline from Costco, I saw a beautiful sunset.
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Southwest Annex

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Southwest Annex and surrounding area, you can visit Golden Gate Fields and Tilden Regional Park.

Top Hotels in Concord

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Crowne Plaza Concord / Walnut Creek
Crowne Plaza Concord / Walnut Creek
3.5 out of 5
45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA
$74
per night
Nov 10 - Nov 11

Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from The Veranda and 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord. California ...

3.7/5Good! (1,735 reviews)

"The pond/ creek that ran through the lobby was really nice and relaxing"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Crowne Plaza Concord / Walnut Creek
HYATT house Pleasant Hill
HYATT house Pleasant Hill
3 out of 5
2611 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA
$119
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28

Situated in Pleasant Hill, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Lindsay Wildlife Museum and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord. Sunvalley ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,207 reviews)

"The room was perfect and staffs were very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

HYATT house Pleasant Hill
Hilton Concord
Hilton Concord
3.5 out of 5
1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA
$106
per night
Nov 3 - Nov 4

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Veranda and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord. Sunvalley Shopping Center and Todos Santos ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,584 reviews)

"Great location, staff was very helpful and friendly. Lobby bar is not nice or welcoming in the slightest, Restaurant Bar & Restaurant is nice. Room had a horrible sewer stench when it has been closed for a few hours, we believe coming from the toilet seal. Gave feedback to hotel staff. Dust around ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Hilton Concord

Top activities in Concord

Operation City Quest of Antioch, CA
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Operation City Quest of Antioch, CA

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

San Francisco Double Decker Open Top Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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San Francisco Double Decker Open Top Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

$50

Explore San Francisco with a birds eye view of the city by the bay. Cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Learn about the city from our entertaining live tour guides as they provide you with rich history and insider tips. Become a Local Expert on a Big Bus Tour.

Catamaran Sailing Cruise on the Bay
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Catamaran Sailing Cruise on the Bay

$45

Board a catamaran and set sail across the waters of the beautiful San Francisco Bay. Along your journey, enjoy the panoramic views of the city skyline, loop around the historic prison on Alcatraz Island, and pass beneath the majestic span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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