Family Travel

The whole family will enjoy greater Modesto.  Take the Almond Blossom Cruise (seasonal) or Ag Cruise to let the family learn that fresh fruits and veggies don’t originate in the produce aisle at the local grocery store!  Grab lunch at our food trucks or hit the farms and go berry picking.  Catch Saturday Morning Cartoons at the historic State Theatre.  Catch a minor league baseball game with the Modesto Nuts.  Bring the whole family, including your pup, and enjoy the activities and businesses listed at ModestoLovesDogs.com.

  • Take the Almond Blossom Cruise (seasonal) or Ag Cruise to let the family learn that fresh fruits and veggies don’t originate in the produce aisle at the local grocery store!

      • Our Wayfarer Audio Tour guides you through the region from Farm Stands to Covered Bridges and from Olive Oil Tastings to Almond Butter Milkshakes. All the while you’ll be listening to interviews from locals – like stories about Ernest and Julio Gallo and how the Legend of Zorro is founded in our history.
      • The Ag Cruise takes you on a similar journey and adds in berry picking, farmers markets, fresh honey and even some orchard walks
  • Grab Lunch at Grub Hubs where you’ll find over 20 food trucks, from Tacos to Vegan, with something for everyone.

  • Go to Knights Ferry to walk on the longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi and hike the Stanislaus River or even go river rafting and tubing!

  • Go Berry Picking

  • Head to Yosemite National Park! Grab breakfast, stop at a farmstand for you day snacks and leave by 10, be staring up at Half Dome by noon and picnic on the valley floor. You’ll still be back in downtown before sunset for dinner at Camp 4 in Modesto!

  • Catch Saturday Morning Cartoons at the historic State Theatre

  • Take a Mural Walk or download the Wayfarer Audio Tour and listen to the artists describe the murals in Downtown

  • Hit up First Fridays or Music in the Plaza any Friday night

  • Dine in Downtown; from sushi to BBQ and from Thai to Greek food!

  • Catch a family show at the Gallo Center for the Arts

  • Bring the whole family, including your pup, and enjoy the activities and businesses listed at ModestoLovesDogs.com

  • Catch a minor league baseball game with the Modesto Nuts

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