The City of Concord, CA
The city of Concord is located in the state of California in Contra Costa County and has a population of 122,224 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Concord is San Francisco, approximately 26 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Concord, including 7-Eleven, Burger King, Aladino's Pizza, Sugar Plum Coffee Shop and Bay Leaf Cafe. For a larger selection of Concord restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Concord Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Museums, including the Pittsburg's Delta View Golf Course, Markham Regional Arboretum, Ruth Bancroft Garden, Diablo Creek Golf Course and Buchanan Fields Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Concord please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Concord:
- Napa Valley Airport (APC)
- Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)
- San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)
Concord, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Concord experiences an average high temperature of 54 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 39 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.25 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Concord with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 56 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Concord to receive an average of 3.62 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.11 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 115 degrees in the summer and as low as 19 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Concord should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 72 degrees, and nighttime lows of 47.
Concord, California Attractions
1African American Museum and Library at Oakland - Oakland,
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is a museum and non-circulating library dedicated to preserving the history and experiences of African Americans in Northern California and the Bay Area. It contains an extensive archival collection of such artifacts as diaries, correspondence, photos, and periodicals. It is currently located in the Charles A. Greene building in Oakland, which served as the Oakland Main Library from 1902 to 1951.
2Altamont Motorsports Park - Tracy,
Altamont Raceway Park was a motorsports race track located in Alameda County in Northern California between the towns of Tracy and Livermore. It first opened on July 22, 1966, and has variously operated under the names Altamont Speedway, Altamont Raceway, Altamont Motorsports Park, and Altamont Raceway Park and Arena. The speedway closed in October 2008.
3Aquarium of the Bay - San Francisco,
Aquarium of the Bay is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and located at Embarcadero and Beach Street, at the edge of Pier 39 in San Francisco, California. The Aquarium is focused on locals - local aquatic animals, from the San Francisco Bay and neighboring waters. The Aquarium has over 50 sharks from species such as Sevengill sharks, leopard sharks, soupfins, spiny dogfish, brown smoothhounds and angel sharks.
4Benicia Capitol State Historic Park - Benicia,
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park is a state park in Benicia, California. The park is dedicated to California’s third capitol building, where the California State Legislature and bureaucracy convened from February 3, 1853 to February 24, 1854. It is the only pre-Sacramento capitol that survives.
5Bethel Island Club, The - Bethel Island,
The Bethel Island Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1966, this Bethel Island course designed by Bob E. Baldock is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-684-2654. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3303 Gateway Rd, Bethel Island, CA 94511
6Blake Garden - , Kensington,
Blake Garden is a botanical garden located at 70 Rincon Road in Kensington, California. It is a teaching facility for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning of the University of California, Berkeley. It is also the site of Blake House, the official residence of the President of the University of California. The garden is open to the public during weekdays; no admission fee is charged.
7Boundary Oak Golf Course - Walnut Creek,
The Boundary Oak Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1969, this Walnut Creek course designed by Robert Muir Graves is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 6 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-934-6211. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3800 Valley Vista Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
8Bridges at Gale Ranch, The - San Ramon,
The Bridges at Gale Ranch is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1998, this San Ramon course designed by Robert Muir Graves & Damian Pascuzzo is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-735-4253. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 9000 S Gale Ridge Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583
9Buchanan Fields Golf Course - Concord,
The Buchanan Fields Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1955, this Concord course designed by Robert Muir Graves is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-682-1846. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1091 Concord Ave, Concord, CA 94520
10California Academy of Sciences - , Historical Society,
The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavours of the museum during the twentieth century.
Concord, California Hotels
Concord, California Restaurants
This is a list of Concord Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Sandwich Shops, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Pancakes & Waffles Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published January 23, 2012
Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay area is an enchanting coastal redwood forest that is home to the world's tallest living trees
Published January 14, 2012
A place of infamy and Hollywood myth, Alcatraz Island is a fascinating place to visit from the prison grounds to its notable inmates, and its history that has begotten legends
Published January 11, 2012
One of the best family museums in San Francisco, the California Academy of Sciences boasts a natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium and rainforest all under one lush living roof.
Published January 9, 2012
The historic Fairmont San Francisco is a magnificent hotel and an extraordinary experience when staying in this cosmopolitan city
Published December 2, 2011
Experience and learn about the wonderful connection between many holiday symbols and the science behind them at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Published October 17, 2011
An enjoyable three day family weekend in San Francisco at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the Speedway Meadow area of Golden Gate Park
Published August 5, 2011
What differentiates Sonoma California from Napa Valley is its emphasis on nature rather than the wine cultures well as its family-oriented restaurants and activities
Published March 1, 2011
Our Northern California road trip from Santa Cruz to San Francisco - an adventure up the San Mateo Coast ocean views, elephant seals and family attractions and accomodations.