The City of El Cerrito, CA
The city of El Cerrito is located in the state of California in Contra Costa County and has a population of 22,363 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to El Cerrito is San Jose, approximately 41 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near El Cerrito, including Chefs Chinese Food, Best Burritos, Salsa Taqueria, Church's Fried Chicken and Ba Le Vietnamese Sandwich. For a larger selection of El Cerrito restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby El Cerrito Museums, Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Blake Garden, Tilden Park Golf Course, University of California Museum of Paleontology and Playland-Not-At-The-Beach. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of El Cerrito please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near El Cerrito:
- Napa Valley Airport (APC)
- Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)
- San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)
El Cerrito, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of February, El Cerrito experiences an average high temperature of 59 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in February are usually about 46 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.75 inches. The seasonal climate varies in El Cerrito with daytime temperatures averaging 71 degrees in the summer, and 57 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect El Cerrito to receive an average of 4.47 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.18 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as 24 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to El Cerrito should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 66 degrees, and nighttime lows of 51.
El Cerrito, California Attractions
1California Palace of the Legion of Honor - , Cartoon Art Museum,
The California Palace of the Legion of Honor is a fine art museum in San Francisco, California. The name is used both for the museum collection and for the building in which it is housed.
2Canyon Lakes Country Club - San Ramon,
The Canyon Lakes Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1987, this San Ramon course designed by Ted Robinson is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-735-6511. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 640 Bollinger Canyon Way, San Ramon, CA 94583
3Chabot Space and Science Center - Oakland,
Chabot Space and Science Center, located in Oakland, California, is a hands-on center featuring interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a large screen theater, hands-on activities and three powerful telescopes.
4Chimney Rock Golf Course - Napa,
The Chimney Rock Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Napa County California. This course is located in the city of Napa, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-255-3363.
Address: 5320 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558
5China Camp State Park - San Rafael,
China Camp State Park is a state park located in San Rafael, California, on the north eastern shore of Point San Pedro. It is known for its scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, scenic views, and open spaces.
6Chinese Culture Center - , Contemporary Jewish Museum,
The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, California in the US, is a major community-based, non-profit organization established in 1965 to foster the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese American art, history, and culture in the US.
7Chuck Corica Golf Complex -The North - Earl Fry - Alameda,
The Chuck Corica Golf Complex -The North - Earl Fry is an 18 hole public golf course in Alameda County California. This course is located in the city of Alameda, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 510-522-4321.
Address: 1 Clubhouse Memorial Dr, Alameda, CA 94502
8COPIA - Napa,
COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts was a cultural museum and education center dedicated to the discovery, understanding, and celebration of wine, food and the arts in American culture. COPIA was located in the Napa Valley in the town of Napa, California. The center celebrated its grand opening on November 18, 2001 and closed its doors on November 21, 2008.
9Cow Palace - Daly City,
The Cow Palace is an indoor arena in Daly City, California, situated on the city's border with neighboring San Francisco.
El Cerrito, California Hotels
5Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Pablo - Richmond Area
2525 San Pablo Dam Road
San Pablo, CA 94806
El Cerrito, California Restaurants
This is a list of El Cerrito Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Barbecue Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Chinese Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Dessert Restaurants and Delicatessens Retail. Happy Dining!
El Cerrito Articles
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.