Visit California’s Scenic Bay Area
Must-See Local Favorites
Experience the scenic, outdoor pleasures of the Bay Area during your stay in Concord, CA. At the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek, we are your best choice for a convenient hotel near many Bay Area attractions. In fact, many of our local favorites are celebrated destinations recognized across the country!
Whether you’re craving to visit Napa Valley Wine Country or Jack London Square, the Crowne Plaza Concord Hotel is in close proximity to Bay Area favorites.
Mt. Diablo State Park
The scenic foothills of Mount Diablo are located just 8 miles away from the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek. Covering 20,000 acres of ecological treasures of the San Francisco Bay Area, activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping.
View the stars from its superior height, bike to its 3,849-foot summit, or just enjoy the mountain’s wildflowers and unique rock formations. You can also visit the Mt. Diablo Summit Museum, an historic building of stone perched on Mount Diablo’s highest peak!
Muir Woods National Monument
An ideal destination for the Concord visitor who enjoys hiking and outdoor beauty, the Muir Woods National Monument contains 6 miles of trails. With different trails tailored to beginner or advanced hiking, all of these walks present gorgeous views of old-growth coast redwoods, the tallest living things in the world!
Muir Woods about 43 miles from our Concord hotel, and is scheduled to be open everyday of the year, including holidays. Park hours vary, but typically range from 8:00 a.m. to sunset. Please note that pets, bicycles, smoking, horseback riding and camping are not permitted within the park.
Jack London Square
This waterfront attraction in Oakland, California is a symbol of the city’s history as a seaport. Only a half hour away from the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek hotel, the square includes plentiful dining options, boat cruises, kayak and bicycle rentals, and shopping for everyone.
From the ferry dock to the historic cabin that Jack London once called home, visitors will find many things to explore. The square is also host to a number of events year around.
Napa Valley Wine Country
You will discover the picturesque views, rolling hills, and copious vineyards just an hour north of the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek hotel. There are numerous tours available to the visitor, or you can simply drive yourself through Napa Valley, which is 30 miles long and 45,000 acres of planted grapes. Whether you’re wine tasting, sight-seeing, or dining in Napa, Napa Valley is heaven on earth.