Things to do in Benicia CA

Benicia is in Solano County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Benicia offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. ... Many young professionals live in Benicia and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Benicia was the third site selected to serve as the California state capital, and its newly constructed city hall was California's capitol from February 11, 1853, to February 25, 1854. Soon after the legislature was moved to the courthouse in Sacramento, which has remained the state capital ever since.

DescriptionBenicia is a waterside city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. It served as the state capital for nearly thirteen months from 1853 to 1854. The population was 26,997 at the 2010 census. The city is located along the north bank of the Carquinez Strait. Wikipedia


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Spot with sports fields & picnic sites

The Carquinez Bridge is a pair of parallel bridges spanning the Carquinez Strait at the northeastern end of San Francisco Bay. They form the part of Interstate 80 between Crockett and Vallejo

Hiking area with picturesque views

Marshes, grassy hillsides & rocky beaches attract hikers, birders, fishers & cyclists to this park.

Marsh with recreational opportunities

The Benicia–Martinez Bridge refers to three parallel bridges which cross the Carquinez Strait just west of Suisun Bay; the spans link Benicia, California on the north side with Martinez, California

836 Southampton Rd

Outdoor seating · Small plates · Quick bite

1034 1st St

Laid-back nook with a tropical vibe & Hawaiian-style staples, plus daily specials & outdoor seating.

123 1st St

Once a former sea captain's home, this seafood shack by the bay now swims with fresh fish fare.