Jul 25, 2014

The Top 'Must-Do' Martinez Sights and Activities

Here's a list of the best things to do and see in Martinez, according to locals. What would you add?

The Top 'Must-Do' Martinez Sights and Activities

Martinez is rich in history, culture and beautiful landscapes. But if you're new to town or visiting, what are the most important experiences?

Commenters on the Martinez Patch Facebook page were asked to list the top "must-do" activities in Martinez. Here's what they came up with:

Places to Eat and Drink in Martinez

  • Armando's
  • Roxx on Main
  • Barrel Aged
  • Creek Monkey Tap House
  • Haute Stuff
  • California Magic and Dinner Theater
  • Lemongrass Bistro
  • Luigi's
  • Ray's Lounge
  • La Tapatia
  • The Copper Skillet
  • Compass Star

Places to Visit and Shop in Martinez

  • Good Stuff Guitar Shop
  • The John Muir House
  • The Martinez Museum
  • The Martinez Marina
  • I've Been Framed
  • White Rabbit Boutique
  • Hidden Lakes Park
  • Alley Cats
  • Leah's Closet

Things to Do in Martinez

  • Try a Bacon Bloody Mary at Whiskey Lane
  • Have a Bloody Mary at College Lane
  • Hike Briones or Franklin Ridge
  • Go to the Farmers' Market
  • Walk the trails on the waterfront
  • Take the fire road near the park, up into the hills, past the cemetery, and enjoy the views
  • Play bocce
  • Go birdwatching
  • Go antiquing
  • Hike Mount Wanda
  • Find the "home of the martini" plaque
  • Fly kites at Waterfront Park
  • Swing in Rankin Park
  • Ride your bike to Port Costa
  • Take a urban hike
  • Take the Amtrak train somewhere
  • Grab a snack at the bait shop

    What would you add to the "must-do" Martinez list? Comment below.

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