Located on the banks of the San Joaquin River, Stockton, California, is home to the Bob Hope Theatre. Noted for its grand lobby, it's a top spot for local events and shows. If you're just looking for a place to take in the sights, Victory Park, in the center of town, provides 22 acres of green space and convenient access to the Haggin Museum, presenting three stories of galleries with works from local and national artists and captivating exhibits highlighting regional history.
Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK) is the main airport directly serving the area. ACE Rail, Amtrak and Greyhound have stations directly in Stockton. However, many people in the area travel by car. Public transportation includes buses and downtown trolleys. If you're looking for adventure, hiking trails in the area include Fence Line Trail at Caswel Memorial State Park, about half a mile from Stockton, and River Bend Trail, a family-friendly trail about an hour away.
Stockton is known for its hot, dry summers and relatively mild winters, with most rainfall taking place from October through April. When not enjoying the Stockton Symphony or any of the many cultural festivals throughout the area, hungry guests can head to local eateries for regional seafood and an assortment of Mexican, Italian and American cuisine.