Located in California’s San Francisco Bay Area, Fremont continually wins accolades and awards for its many features and qualities. Rich in culture and history, this scenic city offers major universities, excellent shopping, unique dining and the best of metropolitan living. Here are some great ways to spend your time while visiting.
1. Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
Learn the fascinating history of filmmaking long before it got to Hollywood at this storied museum in the former Edison Theater.
2. Central Park and Lake Elizabeth
Fish, kayak and paddleboard in this picturesque lake, surrounded by hiking trails, children’s play areas, basketball courts, a skate park and waterpark.
3. Niles Farmers’ Market
Well-placed near Main Street, this bustling local market offers locally grown produce and a wide range of products by regional vendors.
4. Olive Hyde Art Gallery
Set within the former home of indigenous Ohlone Indians, this popular gallery showcases contemporary and traditional works that rotate throughout the year.
5. Aqua Adventure Waterpark
Thrill the family at this wet and wild attraction, featuring a lazy river, water slides, a relaxed oasis pool and on-site grill.
6. Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Explore fifteen habitats, playing host to numerous threatened and endangered species, including California gray fox, harbor seals, ground squirrels, fairy shrimp, sturgeons and more.
7. Vallejo Adobe
Famous for being part of the Mission of San Jose, this humble yet historic structure sits with the scenic California Nursery Historic Park in the Niles district.
8. Shinn Historic Park and Arboretum
Dating back to back to 1876, this 4-1/2 acre property is a hidden gem, surrounded by majestic trees and beautiful gardens.