The Union Hotel - Benicia, CA
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Benicia, California is full of adventure – there are so many things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area! Make plans now to enjoy a Northern CA getaway at the Union Hotel in Benicia.  Our beautiful guestrooms and convenient location make it an ideal location to call home during your vacation.  When you travel to Benicia, California, you’ll find that this historic, waterfront town is located less than an hour from San Francisco (depending on traffic) near the Carquinez Strait of the San Francisco Bay.

Benicia has so many great things to do - sometimes it's just hard to choose! Many of the best activities in Benicia are within easy walking distance of The Union Hotel. Enjoy walking along the waterfront promenade right on First Street, the views are just great... Benicia is also famed for its special and unique boutiques, antique shops, and glass blowing studios. Some of the finest dining in the Bay Area is also just a short walk away. Our town is home to boating, the California Delta, houseboats, kayaking, biking, marina, fishing, and wineries!

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Sightseeing Sailing Golfing Hiking, Biking,
Birding, Fishing
Racing Antiquing Art Health & Beauty
Restaurants, Bars, Cafes & Specialty Foods Nearby Touring Educational Institutions Corporations
Medical Facilities Industries
Sightseeing

Benicia Walking Tour:
30 points of interests

     

Benicia Arsenal
1852-1964

     

Benicia State Capitol

First and West G Street   707-745-3385  
Benicia Historical Museum

2060 Camel Rd

           
707-745-5435

www.beniciahistoricalmuseum.org

Benicia Fire Museum 900 E 2nd Street 707-745-1688  
Clock Tower Fortress 1189 Washington Street

707-746-4285

 

Historic Railroad Depot

Home of Benicia
Main Street
   
Masonic Temple, 1850
First Masonic Hall built by Masons in California; two-stories, gable roof

 

   
Union Hotel (Solano House)

Built in 1852, the oldest hotel in California. Heavy timber frame with horizontal siding, six-bay front, three stories, hip roof. Guests of the hotel included Captain Ulysses Grant, General William T. Sherman, Governor Ronald Reagan, Actor Humphrey Bogart.

  707-746-0110  
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Sailing

Benicia Marina and Yacht Club

266 East B Street
Benicia, CA 94510
707-745-2628  
Golfing

Blue Rock Springs Golf Course

     
Hiddenbrooke Golf Club      
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Hiking, Biking, Birding, Fishing

Waterfront Promenade and First Street Green

Pedestrian and bike trails parallel to the waterfront, from Benicia Marina to West 14th Street

     

Benicia State Recreation Area
           

1.5 Miles of the outskirts of Benicia on I-780. Take the Columbus Parkway Exit. 707 648-1911  
Carquinez Straight      

Bay Area Ridge Trail: Vallejo Benicia Area

     

Mare Island

     
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Racing
Boat Races Benicia Marina    
Car Races      

Antiquing

Benicia Antique Shop           

305 First Street 707-745-0978  

Cooper’s Doll House

129 First St & B 707-745-9401  

Golden Horse Shoe Antiques

415 First St 707-745-2255  
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Art

Arts Benicia

991 Tyler Steet 707-747-0131 www.artsbenicia.org
Benicia Performing Arts Foundation   707-534-2277  

Avalon Arts Studio

Fine Photography

  707-751-0190  
Bradbury and Bradbury Wallpaper      

Lindsay Art Glass

  707-748-1336  

Nourot Glass Studio

  707-745-1463  
Smyers Glass   707-745-2614  

701 Gallery

(Glass Studio)

  707-745-9701  
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Health & Beauty

Benicia Fitness

  707 745-1511  
Courtyard Salon                         707 745-6788  
Bliss Salon and Spa   707-746 8983  
Earth Touch Wellness Ctr.   707-771-9588  
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Restaurants, Bars, Cafes & Specialty Foods

Cafe Voltaire 129 First Street 319-0876
www.cafevoltairebenicia.com

Camellia Tea Room

828 First Street 

707-746-5293  
Captain Blyther's 123 First Street 707-745-4082  

Char's Hot Dogs

131 First Street #A 707-745-4476  

Choices

321 First Street 707-746-8466  
Double Rainbow Cafe 560 First Street 707-745-5000  

Duvall Coffee Roasting

129 First Street, Ste. L 707-745-9888 www.duvallcoffeeroasting.com
First Street Cafe 440 First Street   707-745-1400

www.firststcafe.com

Grand China Mandarin Szechuan Cuisine

718 First Street 707-745-1818  

Issy's Restaurant

1034 First Street 707-751-0103  

Java Point Cafe

366 First Street 707-745-1449  

Kaigan Sushi

560 First Street 707-747-1084  
Kinder's Meats-Deli-BBQ 333 First Street 707-745-4453 www.kindersmeats.com
Matsuri Sushi 920 First Street 707-747-1084  

Mi Mexico

818 First Street 707-746-5024  

Mike & Gayle's

127 First Street 707-745-2418  

O'Leary's Pub

131 First Street #B 707-745-1888  

Pacifica Pizza

915 First Street 707-746-1790  

Pastime Club

726 First Street 707-745-9938  

Petals

639 First Street 707-748-5695  
Randy's Mexican Grill 727 First Street 707-751-1705  

Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

907 First Street 707-746-0505  

Sala Thai

807 First Street 707-745-4331  

Sandoval's

640 First Street 707-746-7830  

Starbucks

328 First Street 707-751-3864  

Szechwan House

500 First Street 707-745-4743  

The Chill - A Wine & Beer Bar

362 First Street 707-746-5530  

The Shoreline Restaurant

127 First Street 707-745-3364 www.shorelinebenicia.com
Union Hotel Restaurant and Bar 401 First Street 707-746-7847  

Upstairs @ the Cafe

440 First Street 707-745-1400  

Venticello's

911 First Street 707-747-5263  

Wine Miles

242 First Street 707-751-0551 www.winemiles.com
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Nearby Touring

Vallejo: Marine Six Flaggs World

2001 Marine World Parkway 707 643-6722

www.sixflaggs.com

Martinez : John Muir National Museum of
            

4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez 925 228-8860  

Fairfield: Jelly Belly Factory

  707-428-2838  

Fairfield: Anheiser Busch

     

Fairfield: Scandia Family

     
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Educational Institutions

California Maritime Academy, Vallejo

     
Touro University, Vallejo      
Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield      
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Corporations

Port of Benicia

     
Valero Refining Company      
Shell Refining Company      
Ultramar Refining Company of Martinez      
Chevron Texaco Corportation of Richmond      
USDA Forests Service      
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Medical Facilities

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

     

North Bay Medical Center

     
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Industries

  • Tourism
  • Shipping
  • Oil refining
  • Medical
  • Government
  • Education
     
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The Union Hotel
401 First Street, PO Box 874, Benicia, CA 94510
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