What to Do in Fremont CaliforniaJanuary 23, 2019
Fremont, California is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was the first city in California to start producing and shooting movies. In the early 1840s, Fremont was founded by settlers who established many railroads in the area and is now known for the Bay Area Rapid Transport System. Nestled in historic Alameda County, Fremont is only 7 miles away southeast from the San Francisco Bay. This city has many museums, parks, landmarks, and entertaining activities to explore.
Where to Stay
There are many high-end hotels in Fremont with one of them being the Hyatt Place Fremont/Silicon Valley. Business and leisure travelers will experience comfort and style in their accommodations suited for your nightly or extended stay needs. The hotel has modern features, spacious rooms, and plush Hyatt Grand Beds. Guests here on business can take advantage of the workstations and state-of-the-art media. Dining is available 24-7 with a healthy complimentary breakfast of cage-free eggs, steel-cut oatmeal, and fresh fruit served every day. The property has a restaurant on site, a 24-hour gym, a business center, meeting facilities, and an outdoor pool and spa. Click here to learn more about this hotels features and even book your stay.
Where to Eat
Sala Thai is known as the best Thai restaurant in the city and specializes in authentic cuisine from its native country. They use only fresh ingredients from local sources. The favorite among the locals is the Pad Thai which combines fried rice noodles with tofu, egg, prawns, and ground peanut sauce. Regulars of Sala Thai also love the Kao Pad Kra Pow which is spicy fried rice mixed with basil, onion, bell pepper, and your choice of meat. You’ll want to make reservations, especially, during lunch and dinner hours.
Museums and Historical Sites
The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum puts on film festivals and silent movie showings. It’s located in Edison Theatre and exhibits old motion-picture cameras and movie art posters. In the old Mission Fire Station sits The Museum of Local History which chronicles what life was like in Alameda County from the 1840’s to World War II. The museum also features displays on fossils, filmmaking, and local schools.
Aqua Adventure Water Park
Opened in 2009, the Aqua Adventure Water Park is a family-oriented water play park that serves Fremont residents and those in surrounding areas. It provides hours of fun with water-based activities for patrons of all ages. Allow the current to carry you through a relaxing float down the 200-yard Round About River. The Oasis pool is the perfect spot for families to hang out and swim or sit by the water. Lil Squirts is a splash pad where the little ones can explore and get wet without worry. There are picnic areas for large or small groups who wish to celebrate birthdays, company parties, or other special events. Group reservations and season passes are also available.
Hiking and Biking
There are miles of trails for bicyclists and hikers at the Coyote Hills Regional Park and the Quarry Lakes Regional Park. There is a recreational area that allows non-gasoline powered boats for fishing and fun around Horseshoe Lake and Rainbow Lake. There are lifeguards on-duty throughout the year to watch over swimmers at the sandy beach.