Nestled to the east of Oakland/Berkeley, Walnut Creek boasts great schools, weather, upscale dining and a posh shopping district. It is a commuting dream with easy access to San Francisco thanks to two BART stations and easy access to Hwys 24 & 680. A suburban oasis with urban ﬂair! Downtown’s Main Street local boutiques and Broadway Plaza’s upscale stores offer a huge range of shopping ﬁxes and restaurants. Homes are a mix of downtown condos and a huge variety of mainly single story suburban homes. Outdoors are very much part of Walnut Creek’s makeup. Mount Diablo State Park is a great place to hike and enjoy the spectacular views across the Bay.
1. All your favorite stores in an open air setting
2. The Iron Horse Trail for great biking and walking
3. Superb transport connections
4. Excellent schools K-12
5. Views of Mt. Diablo
Favorite Spots Around Town
Caffe La Scala
Relaxed, casual and cosy – this all American restaurant is one of the most popular casual dining spots around.
The Lesher Center for the Arts Live theatre venue in the heart of downtown with a huge variety of shows.
A lively lounge & outdoor roof terrace in the center of downtown, surrounded by reclaimed brick and water features.
Walnut Creek is a commuter’s dream, with two BART stations (Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill in Contra Costa Centre) and several exits of CA Hwy24 and I-680. There is a free trolley bus and shuttle bus linking BART to downtown and beyond. The city is approximately a 35 minute drive to downtown San Francisco.
Need to Know
Rotary Club of Walnut Creek | http://www.rotarywc.org
K-8 Schools – Walnut Creek School District | http://www.walnutcreeksd.org
K-12 – Mt Diablo School District | http://www.mdusd.org
BART–Walnut Creek & Pleasant Hill | http://www.bart.gov/stations