The Livermore Valley is a hidden gem in California wine country! We are located very close to the San Francisco Bay, so we like to call ourselves a retreat from the big city. We are close enough for all the San Francisco amenities and far enough away that you can breathe in, relax and enjoy our beautiful, historic town! There are so many things to do in Livermore, CA!
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Putt your Worries Away
We are renowned for a few things – our weather, our wine and our golfing. If puttering around the green is your happy place, then Livermore is the place for you! We have exceptional courses all around our town and many of them have some pretty fantastic restaurants attached. Come, play and follow up your game with a relaxing massage and a plush suite at our resort.
Spend the Day on a Lake
The Livermore Valley is one of California’s most beautiful regions. The lakes in Livermore and the environments surrounding them offer a stunning snapshot of what outdoor life and natural habitats exist in the region. Kick back and enjoy fishing, boating or hiking around the lake. You can also visit Del Valle Regional Park which is open to the public! Lake Del Valle is deep in a valley surrounded by oaks, just 10 miles south of Livermore. As Jane Austen famously put it, “What are men to rocks and mountains?” A day in nature is never a day wasted.
Indulge in a Spa Day
There’s almost nothing so restorative as a visit to the spa, and a day at The Purple Orchid is one of the most relaxing things to do in Livermore, CA. Whether you’re an athlete seeking recovery, a couple desiring togetherness, or simply in the mood for a little pampering, The Purple Orchid has spa services for you. Set in the gorgeous Livermore Valley, our spa and inn features sweeping views, quiet landscapes and total mind-body spa immersion.
Hiking, Biking and Kayaking
There are a number of active things to do in Livermore, as the city offers a multitude of parks, trails and nature areas. Visit Mount Diablo State Park or visit Sunol Regional Wilderness for a day filled with hiking and beautiful scenery. The hiking in Livermore is stupendous! There are trails for both the experienced and beginner.
Go Tasting at Wineries
Our wineries bring visitors from all over the world! Everyone in Livermore has their favorite winery for different reasons and there’s no better afternoon than to tour through the wineries, have a few tastings and enjoy the atmosphere. Which of our award winning wineries will be your favorite?
See a Show at The Bankhead Theater
For those looking for a night out filled with fun, see a show at the Bankhead Theater. The Bankhead is a world class venue that provides music, theater, dance, lectures, civic events, and conferences to the city of Livermore. There is always something exciting to see at Bankhead, making seeing one of their shows one of the best things to do in Livermore, CA.
Even More Things to Do in Livermore, CA!
We have so much more to see and so many more things to do in Livermore, CA that we can’t fit it all into one post! We love visiting the Ravenswood Historical Site, finding new treasures at the Livermore farmers market, going out to eat at one of our incredible Downtown Livermore restaurants and so much more! The best home base for all of your Livermore explorations? One of our plush suites at our beautiful resort! We can’t wait to see you at The Purple Orchid Resort and Spa!