Walnut Creek -- the “Jewel of the East Bay” -- is the perfect blend of urban life and uninterrupted natural beauty. Offering a unique combination of cultural flair, suburban grace, and uninhabited wilderness, the city is a traveler-friendly vacation destination.
Visiting the Ruth Bancroft Garden is a wonderful way to start a vacation in Walnut Creek. Here, visitors with a green thumb can spend the afternoon admiring the carefully laid out array of succulents, cacti, and native California plants and trees. Or, for a good hike or bike ride, guests can hit the slope of Diablo Hills Regional Park where they can also play basketball or have a picnic, and for a day in the sun with a furry friend or too, guests can spend some time at the Heather Farm Dog Park. Those looking forward to experiencing the local talent in Walnut Creek can walk the halls of the Valley Art Gallery or watch a live theater production put on by the California Symphony.
The best time to visit Walnut Creek CA is from June to the end of September if visitors are hoping to catch the city in the grips of its highest yearly temperatures.
Serving Californian-Cuban foods and the best mojito in town, the Havana Restaurant is one of the city’s most talked about casual eateries. When it comes to five star dining, the Rooftop Restaurant & Bar is the go-to establishment for good old American food, and Tender Greens is the most popular place for sandwiches and fresh salads.
Each year, Walnut Creek and the surrounding cities put on a variety of awesome events for residents and those who visit. The Walnut Festival, as the name suggests, celebrates the city through a variety of arts and crafts, carnival rides, vendors, and tasty food booths.
A few other popular events that draw crowds include the Art and Wine Festival, the Hope Walk, Oktoberfest, and the Memorial Day Ceremony.
For families, the city is proud to offer a number of fun activities -- many of which are within close proximity to the vacation rentals in Walnut Creek. Families with children old enough to play video games can try their hand at mastering the art of VR games when they visit GamedayVR, while families who prefer something a bit more relaxing can spend their day at the Diablo Hills Golf Course.
When it’s hot, families can cool off with a cold treat from O'Brien’s Ice Cream, a locally owned ice cream, sorbet, and frozen treat establishment that offers dozens of unique flavors.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Walnut Creek. The warmest months in Walnut Creek are July and April, when temperatures reach 100 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Walnut Creek is January with 7.76 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.04 inches of rain.
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Browse places to stay from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Walnut Creek has 397 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Walnut Creek is just $16 per night. In general, a place to stay in Walnut Creek will cost you $149 per night.
If you need internet access during your time in Walnut Creek, then you can choose from over 262 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 44 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 48 accommodations that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Walnut Creek, you'll want to pick from 253 places to stay that provide parking. We track 112 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 55 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
264 of the places to stay in Walnut Creek have been rated by previous guests. They rated 57% as great. 114 accommodations allow instant booking.