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Pleasanton Day Trips

Many people want to come to Pleasanton for an enjoyable day trip. The city is quite close to San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose - making day trips here easy. Many residents of San Francisco and adjacent communities find a truly enjoyable experience when they take the time to check out Pleasanton. Pleasanton is not far at all, and it's hardly an effort to get here.

Pleasanton Day Trips

A central fixture in Pleasanton is the Main Street area in downtown. Here you'll find charming shops, great restaurants, cafes and much more to stroll and take in. Many visitors enjoy the weekly farmer’s market that is held on Saturday mornings off Main Street near Angela Street.

Pleasanton is pretty much summed up in its name. It’s a community-focused city that has been recognized for being a favorite “hometown” with a great small-town atmosphere by the likes of Forbes and CNN Money.

Pleasanton, California Weekend Getaways

Pleasanton also hosts many annual events. These events make great activities if you plan a trip here. There are annual antique street fairs here during the spring and fall. Other popular events include the holiday festival and tree lighting. First Wednesdays are held in downtown on the first Wednesday from May to September. The area takes on a street-fair ambiance with many things to see, do and eat!

Friday Concerts in the Park are held from June to September at the Lions Wayside Park not far from First Street. These are just a few examples of great annual events that attract visitors here for Pleasanton, CA weekend vacations.

Photography by Christophe Tomatis
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