Stockton is the county seat of San Joaquin County in California and is home to more than 300,000 people. It is located on the San Joaquin River, amidst the farmland of San Joaquin Valley. In and around the city are thousands of miles of waterways making up the California Delta. Stockton is also the only other inland sea port in the state, the other one being Sacramento, thus the nickname "Port City," and "California's Sunrise Seaport." Find out what the city has to offer by getting on a bus rental and charter in Stockton, California.
First-time visitors should start their tour of the city at Downtown Stockton, where one can get a little bit of everything. Here, you get to experience Stockton's diverse culture, unique history, and awe-inspiring architecture. Not to mention plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. You will surely find yourself travelling back in time when you see the renovated historic buildings nestled in between lovely plazas and beautiful parks. You can watch a live performance at the Bob Hope Theater, check out exhibits of 19th- and 20th-century art and historical items at the Haggin Museum, watch movies at the City Centre Cinemas, get fresh produce at the farmer's market, catch a hockey game or catch a live performance at the Stockton Arena, or treat the kids to a day of interactive fun and learning at the Children's Museum of Stockton.
You can experience more of Stockton's art scene at venues like the Reynolds Gallery, Horton Gallery, Elsie May Goodwin Gallery, and Tidewater Art Gallery. You will also see public art -- like sculptures, memorials, and murals -- all over the city. As for music and theater, Stockton is home to the Stockton Symphony, the Stockton Opera, Stockton Civic Theatre, Stockton Ballet School, and KUDOS Children's Theatre, among others. You can hop on a bus rental and charter in Stockton, California and catch concerts and live performances at other venues like the Stockton Empire Theater, the University of the Pacific Faye Spanos Concert Hall, the Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium, and the Warren Atherton Auditorium at the Delta Center for the Arts.
The city also hosts several annual events and festivals like the San Joaquin Children's Film Festival, Stockton Asparagus Festival, Brubeck Jazz Festival, Earth Day Festival, Stockton Festival of Lights and Boat Parade, Stocktoberfest Beer and Brats Festival on the Waterfront, Filipino Barrio Fiesta, Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival, Greek Festival, and so many more!
You can also get your bus rental and charter in Stockton, California, to take your group to either of the city's two malls -- Weberstown Mall and Sherwood Mall -- for a shopping spree.
There are many other places to see and visit in Stockton. You can visit any of the lovely farms and wineries in the heart of California's Central Valley, you can enjoy great food and entertainment at the city's many marinas, or you can go to any of the many parks, have a picnic, relax, play, and enjoy its many other outdoor amenities.