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One of the most popular attractions near Pleasant Hill, this award-winning animal theme and amusement park boasts 135 acres of thrill rides, family attractions, and a host of animal experiences including dolphin swims and giraffe encounters.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord
Located just ten minutes from the hotel, this fan-favorite waterpark offers more than 25 rides, along with a 20,000-square-foot activity pool. Laze around the wading pool with the family or let the kids explore a dedicated water play area.
Mount Diablo State Park
Visit this 20,000-acre park that surrounds Mount Diablo for incredible views of the San Francisco Bay Area. Along with hiking and biking trails, the park offers a prime location for viewing wildlife, with tours available of the historic grounds.
Head south to Walnut Creek and a world of high-end shopping at this outdoor mall with dozens of outlets including department stores, luxury designers, and specialty shops. Stop by during the summer for outdoor concerts or fall for festivals.
Drive ten minutes to this shopping mall in Concord that’s home to dozens of stores and popular brands, snack shops and restaurants, a movie theater, and seasonal ice skating rink. Monthly events include care shows and fitness classes.
Sunvalley Shopping Center
Head to neighboring Concord for more than 160 retail shops and stores, including Macy’s, JCPenney, and Sears. Stop by throughout the year for seasonal events and specials, dozens of restaurants, and Round 1, a bowling and entertainment center.
Local Food + Drink
Zachary’s Chicago Pizza
Stop by for a unique take on stuffed deep-dish Chicago-style pizza at this popular chain that’s also well-known for its traditional thin-style pizzas. Customize slices and pies with all the toppings you want.
Jack’s Restaurant & Bar
Visit this downtown grill and family-owned grub-pub for comfort food breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, plus a wide selection of Northern California craft brews on tap. Stop by for daily happy hours and drink specials.
Walk five minutes to this wholesome restaurant featuring chef-driven, healthy menus highlighting seasonal ingredients. Pick up refreshing superfood drinks or share tasty sides and entrée plates.
Nama Sushi Pleasant Hill
Head next door for fresh and creative Japanese dishes, sushi, and sashimi at this downtown staple. Stop by for signature lunch specials and teriyaki bowls, served with miso soup or enjoy the daily happy hour menu.
Breweries + Wineries
Visit this century-old, family-owned winery located within 15 minutes of the hotel. Sample award-winning wines in the tasting room, including reserve selections and late harvests, or stop by for an event like the Music at the Vineyard series.
William Welch Wines
Located on the Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard a 15-minute drive from the hotel, this historic winery specializes in sustainable and local winegrowing. Family owned since 1844, the winery’s most popular labels are Zinfandels and Petite Sirahs.
Del Cielo Brewing
Drive 15 minutes to neighboring Martinez for dozens of beers on tap, all using fresh, local ingredients. Take a seat in the taproom or on the outdoor patio where a menu of American and Mexican pub fare is served alongside flights of beer.
Five Suns Brewing
One of the top-rated breweries in Martinez, Five Suns serves unique microbrews, from porters and stouts to cream ales, in a taproom located in a renovated historic building downtown. Enjoy a classic kitchen menu or check out the calendar for events.