With a world-famous candy factory, amusement parks and close proximity to three wine valleys, this northern California city has a lot to offer visitors of all ages.
Fairfield is next to Napa Valley and within easy reach of Sonoma Valley and Suisun Valley. Embark on winery tours to learn about wine production and grape harvesting and spend time in the tasting rooms.
When you visit the wine regions, experience their other exciting attractions. Hike through scenic miles of woodland and countryside in Napa Valley. Canoe past the giant redwoods in Sonoma Valley. While in Suisun Valley, soothe away life’s stresses in a day spa.
Grab your binoculars and camera for wildlife-spotting at Fairfield’s nature reserves. The Grizzly Island Wildlife Area is home to otters, elk and more than 200 species of birds. See deer, waterfowl, foxes and bobcats at Lynch Canyon.
If you love to while away the hours in museums and art galleries, Fairfield will meet your needs. Learn about California’s aviation heritage at the Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum. See historic streetcars and trains at the Western Railway Museum. View the work of contemporary artists at the di Rosa Preserve. Set among more than 200 acres (81 hectares) of landscaped gardens and vineyards, the estate comprises galleries, a lake and a wildlife preserve.
Keep young children occupied and excited with Fairfield’s many family-friendly attractions. Devote a day to the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, a 135-acre (55-hectare) park filled with thrill and family rides, animal shows and themed play areas. Enjoy hours of water-based fun at the Allan Witt Aquatics Complex.
Fairfield is the headquarters of Jelly Belly jelly beans. One of the most popular attractions here is the free Jelly Belly Factory tour. See candies being made and taste some of the 100 flavors.
After an early evening meal in a downtown restaurant, watch a play, concert, opera or ballet at the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts.
Visit Fairfield at any time of year to experience its extensive range of indoor and outdoor attractions.