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Stockton-Lodi Top Travel Destination for Affordable Fun
May 27, 2016
Word is getting out about Stockton-Lodi as a top travel destination. In the article "Stockton's a better summer destination than San Francisco?! Really?! Really!!" San Francisco Chronicle reported that WalletHub ranked Stockton, California above San Francisco in its list of 2016’s Best Summer Travel Destinations.
How did WalletHub identify the best and most budget-friendly summer travel destinations? According to their website, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 80 most populated metro areas (or metropolitan statistical areas, as identified by the U.S. Census Bureau) across five key areas: 1) Travel Costs & Hassles, 2) Local Costs, 3) Attractions, 4) Weather Conditions and 5) Activities.
Once you make that decision to visit, what are some things you can do in Stockton-Lodi?
Watch the Ports, a minor league team, play at Banner Island Ballpark
Visit Haggin Museum where they have artwork by Renoir and Gaugin on display.
Attend festivals, such as the Brubeck Festival at the University of the Pacific and Taste of the Delta
Catch the Heat, a minor league hockey team, play at Stockton Arena this fall
Enjoy old vine zinfandel in Lodi Wine Country, named 2015 Wine Region by Wine Enthusiast magazine
Boating in the Delta, bordered by Lodi and Stockton on its southern border, has been a popular summer pastime for years
When you’re planning your vacation this summer, Stockton-Lodi offers affordable fun close to the Bay Area. It’s within easy driving distance of a number of other attractions in Northern California, too.