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Steiger Can’t Elope

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Steiger Can’t Elope

A favorite of the Davis Bike Club for their Sunday Morning Climbing Clinic. NOTE: There are no water, food, or bathroom facilities on this route once you leave Winters.

Downtown, Winters CA

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Davis to Martinez Amtrack Station

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Davis to Martinez Amtrack Station

Use a prevailing north wind to help push you to Martinez, find a good place to eat, and then take the train home. Or make your way to Davis and stay the weekend!

Downtown, Davis CA

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Davis to Vallejo Ferry

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Davis to Vallejo Ferry

This route was scouted and mapped with the intent of keeping the cyclist on low-traffic, scenic and safe routes to and through Vallejo, either to or from the Ferry Terminal.

Downtown, Davis CA

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Ride, Cat & Coffee

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Ride, Cat & Coffee

This is a relative short ride from Davis to Woodland. Refueling happens at Dead Cat Alley in Woodland.

Dead Cat Alley, Woodland CA

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Flying Double

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Flying Double

A loop that takes in Yolo County Airport and the University Airport. The loop around the University Airport also takes you past the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve on the levee road. All roads are paved.

25170 Aviation Ave, Davis CA

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Davis to Winters

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Davis to Winters

There are many ways to ride to Winters. This one starts from Starbucks on Lyndell Terrace and takes a northerly route before dropping down to pick up Putah Creek Road. It returns via the Russell Bike Path. All amenities, including a bike shop, are available in Winters.

Downtown, Davis CA

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Backroads of Winters

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Backroads of Winters

Explore some lovely backroads out of Winters, passing farmlands and orchards.

Winters Backroads, Winters CA

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Cache Creek Nature Preserve

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Cache Creek Nature Preserve

A mostly out-and-back trip to the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, which is open to the public weekdays 7am to 4pm and on third Saturdays.

34199 Co Rd 20, Woodland CA

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Impossible Acres

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Impossible Acres

During the summer, pick your own berries, cherries, apples, peaches and other seasonal produce. During October, pick your own pumpkins and negotiate the corn maze. Take a tractor ride and enjoy their baby farm animal petting zoo. Check their website or call for u-pick hours.

(530) 750-045

On Road 97D, Davis CA

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Bohart Museum of Entomology

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Bohart Museum of Entomology

The seventh largest insect collection in North America has more than 7 million specimens from around the world, focusing on fresh-water and terrestrial invertebrates. Open Monday to Thursday 8:30-12, 1-5. Free admission.

(530) 752-0493

455 Crocker Ln - Academic Surge, UC Davis, Davis

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Yolo County Historical Museum/Gibson House

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Yolo County Historical Museum/Gibson House

This museum houses collections of furnishings and artifacts depicting the various eras from the 1850s to the 1930s. They also host various events and display changing exhibits on subjects related to the history of Yolo County.

(530) 666-1045

512 Gibson Road, Woodland CA 95695

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Velocity Island

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Velocity Island

Northern California’s Water Sport Oasis. Located in Woodland, California just off the I-5.
The park consist of a clockwise rotating 5 tower cable system by Sesitec and 2 System 2.0s and full UNIT features. Stand up paddle boarding (SUP), knee boarding and wake skating is also available. They offer birthday parties, summer camps and much more. Our location will be easy access and literally off Interstate 5. Hotels within 800ft from park and 9 miles from Sacramento International Airport.

(530) 723-6885

755 N East St., Woodland CA

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Rainbow City

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Rainbow City

Located in Community Park, Davis’ most innovative and creative playground includes castles, a pirate ship, sand box, swings, slides, climbing tubes, and more! Community Park, 1405 F Street between 14th and Covell and between K Street and Oak Avenue.

(530) 757-5626

1405 F St., Davis CA

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California Agriculture Museum

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California Agriculture Museum

Learn about the marvels of agricultural machinery and commercial trucking through a huge staging of interactive, unique exhibits. Open Wednesday through Sunday 10-5. Admission Fees: Adults (13-61) $8, Seniors (62 and up) $7, Children (5-12) $5, under 5 free.

(530) 666-9700

1962 Hays Lane, Woodland CA

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

This reserve is open year round for hiking, bird watching, guided tours, and plain old fun in Mother Nature.

(530) 752-6949

Highway 128 six miles west , Winters CA

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Woodland Farmers Market

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Woodland Farmers Market

One of Northern California’s best farmers markets! They are located in Woodland, CA at two locations both Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings. All goods are sourced from within an hour of Woodland and help support local businesses and farmers!

Saturday Market - First Street across from the Woodland Library; Tuesday Market - Dignity Health Hospital on Cottonwood Street, Woodland CA

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Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy

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Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy

Offering hikes and workshops that help people understand California’s natural history and ecological challenges. Come see a variety of species. Check website for tours and events. By appointment only. Located by Lake Berryessa just past Winters.

(530) 758-1387

Yolo County, CA

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Cache Creek Conservancy

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Cache Creek Conservancy

This is a splendid 130-acre property on lower Cache Creek offering hiking trails, wildlife viewing, and bird watching. June to October hours: weekday’s 9-noon. October through May hours: weekdays 9-3 Monday-Friday, every third Saturday 9-2.

(530) 661-1070

County Road 20, Woodland CA

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

A University of California nature reserve just six miles west of Winters. The reserve is open year round for hiking, bird watching, and plain old fun in the nearby wild. Check their website for tours and special events.

(530) 666-9700

Located on Highway 128, just past Winters, Winters CA

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West Area Pond

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West Area Pond

This large habitat area has been recently renovated to improve its habitat value. A bike path runs along the eastern edge of the pond, offering many excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. Located east of Lake Blvd. and north of Arlington Blvd. Directions: Go south on Denali Drive from Covell Blvd, then turn west on Isle Royale Lane. The path extends to the pond.

Davis, CA

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Native American Contemplative Garden

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Native American Contemplative Garden

This serene and peaceful garden is located on the UC Davis campus and pays tribute to the Patwin people, Native Americans who lived on the land and were removed to missions between 1817 and 1836.

Located within the UC Davis Arboretum, Davis CA

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Julie Partansky Pond

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Julie Partansky Pond

Several different viewing areas give an excellent opportunity to observe the wildlife that lives in and visits this habitat area.

202 Lindo Place, Davis CA

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Lake Berryessa

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Lake Berryessa

Offers fishing and water sports to all nature and water lovers! A unique destination for families that just want to kick back and relax.

(707) 966-2111

Located on Highway 128, just past Winters, Winters CA

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Yolo Ballooning Adventures

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Yolo Ballooning Adventures

Soar above the beautiful Yolo County countryside in a hot air balloon. Baskets carry from 1 to 4 people; 1-hour flights include pre- and post-flight beverages (Champagne toast, anyone?).

(530) 662-8867

Yolo County, CA

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UC Davis Campus Tours

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UC Davis Campus Tours

Take a guided tour through most of the major sites on campus and learn about the departments, disciplines and programs. Guided tours by reservation only.

(530) 752-8111

1 Shields Ave, Davis CA

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Yolo Wildlife Area

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Yolo Wildlife Area

Tens of thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds can be seen resting and feeding during the winter and spring migrations. Don’t miss the bats taking flight at dusk! Call or visit their website for information about guided tours.

(530) 757-3780

45211 Co Rd 32B, Davis CA

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Davis TransMedia Art Walk

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Davis TransMedia Art Walk

Offering artist and curator lead art walking tours of the top transmedia art walk in the United States. Guided walking tour ends with a private luncheon and tour of the John Natsoulas Center of the Arts. This tour and lunch is available for a minimal fee and lasts between 2-3 hours. Tours are on Saturday and Sunday at 10am by appointment only. Featuring the famous works of the Davis Mural Team. To download the map for a self-tour, click here,.

(530) 756-3938

Downtown Davis, CA

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Village Homes

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Village Homes

A 240-home, 60-acre development designed in 1975 to recreate a traditional sense of community and to conserve energy and water in the most efficient way possible. This development has had many foreign dignitaries and notables from the U.S. and has been the subject of many documentaries on the environment and the future. Tours are available by appointment.

Davis, CA

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City of Davis Wetlands

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City of Davis Wetlands

The Wetlands is one of the city’s most valuable open space resources providing wildlife habitat, flood control, advanced waste water and storm water treatments, recreational and environmental learning opportunities. Tours are offered the first Saturday of each month.

(530) 757-4828

City of Davis Wetlands , Davis CA

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UC Davis Animal Barn Tours

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UC Davis Animal Barn Tours

Take a tour of the Animal Science department research and training facilities on campus. Guided tours by reservation only.

(530) 754-4156

448 La Rue Rd, Davis CA

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UC Davis Arboretum Tours

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UC Davis Arboretum Tours

A living museum of 22,000 types of trees, plants and shrubs. Check their website for weekly docent lead tours. Located on the UC Davis Campus in Davis.

(530) 752-4880

920 Garrod Dr, Davis CA

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Sacramento RiverTrain

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Sacramento RiverTrain

Travel through Yolo County following the Sacramento RiverTrain during these seasonal dinner trains and events. They offer general dinner trains as well as themed trains including train robbery, murder mystery, holiday trains, and Thomas the Train. Call for boarding location and train schedule.

(800) 866-1690

341 Industrial Way, Woodland CA

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