Dublin, California is a large city in the East San Francisco Bay, located only 35 miles east of downtown San Francisco -- meaning it's a popular alternative to staying in SF. Dublin is one of the fastest growing cities in the Californian state and is home to many of headquarters of various companies. Dublin got its name from the Irish settlers who have moved to the area around 1850. Due to the large Irish community, there are plenty of celebrations such as St. Patrick’s day which feature parades, games, and performances. There are tons of things to see and do here, including exploring the amazing countryside via the hills, valleys, and parks.
There is lots to see in Dublin and the surrounding area.
As San Francisco is very close, visitors can be in the downtown area in half an hour from Dublin and soak in the historical streets, buildings, and trolleys.
To make the most of the incredible scenery, the Iron Horse Trail is a beautiful -- if a little challenging -- hiking trail. The 23-mile-long trail is where you'll find cyclists, hikers, skaters, and even horse riders. If you need a break from the noisy city and hectic life, this is the spot to recharge. For an easier hiking trail, Dublin Hills Regional Park is family-friendly and boasts excellent views over the city. There are numerous parks to wander through in the city, most of which have picnic areas, plus fields for soccer, volleyball, and tennis.
Elsewhere, Hayward Japanese Gardens is a serene park, perfect for strolling around in the afternoon and taking in the mesmerizing views. It is also often rented for weddings and special occasions, so if you're considering a big event in Dublin, definitely devote some time to the gardens!
Blackhawk Museum has an impressive mixture of history, science, art, and technology. They also have an old car collection on display, as well as interactive exhibits great for adults and children alike. For more historical places the Dublin Heritage Park and Museum looks at the history of Dublin and its settlers.
If you're traveling without children and are looking with good food and drink, pay a visit to one of the great vineyards where you can attend a wine tasting tour.
The best areas to stay are in the downtown region or Dublin Hills where there are plenty of amenities right around the corner, such as cafes, restaurants, and landmarks. Dublin offers a great selection of vacation rental houses suitable for families, groups of friends, and couples. Most vacation rentals come with many bedrooms, bathrooms, full kitchens, and a living rooms as well.
The weather is nice all year round in Dublin, but the best time to visit is in May and October when the temperature averages 80 degrees and there is no rain. The rest of the year sees temperatures around 62 degrees but it tends to rain the most in January and February.
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