Concord is a city in the middle of California, in Contra Costa County. People know the area for the Concord Naval Weapons Station which has been there since 1942. Concord is best known for the Waterworld California water park, while Pixieland Amusement Park is also a popular place for families visiting the area.
When coming to Concord, some other activities visitors can enjoy are golf, bowling and exploring nature. Diablo Creek Golf Course, on Port Chicago Highway, offers putting greens and driving ranges for those who want practice teeing off the green.
Buchanan Field Airport (CCR) on Sally Ride Drive is the main method of transportation in the area. Guests can also come to town by car on California Highway 4 and Interstate 680. Mount Diablo and Four Corners are desirable locations to find lodgings, because of the family-friendly activities and outdoor recreational facilities available to the public. The downtown area has the most amenities in proximity to local hotels.
The weather in Concord is usually mild, with cooler temperatures in the winter months. There are several cuisines to sample in the neighborhood. Italian classics are available on Willow's Pass Road and in The Vineyard Shopping Center. You can find Hibachi grilled Japanese dishes and more in the Willows Shopping Center.