Tunnel Vision: The Other Side of the Caldecott

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There is life on the other side of the Caldecott -- nature, great restaurants, and a Nobel Prize-winning playwright's home.

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Author: Jennifer


Day 1 - Walnut Creek, Danville


There is life on the other side of the Caldecott Tunnel! Spend a day at Mount Diablo State Park. Wend your way to the summit (3,849 feet), where a museum made of sandstone sits, and then stop at Rock City, a location filled with caves ready for exploration. Take in dinner at Lark Creek restaurant, before a relaxing evening at your hotel.


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Mount Diablo State Park

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Location:

Corner of Oak Grove and Northgate roads
Walnut Creek, CA 94518

Phone:

(925) 837-2525 / (925) 838-9225


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Lark Creek Walnut Creek

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Location:

1360 Locust Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone:

(925) 256-1234


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Bridges Restaurant

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Location:

44 Church St.
Danville, CA 94526

Phone:

(925) 820-7200


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Walnut Creek Marriott

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Location:

2355 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone:

+1 925 934-2000


Day 2 - Danville


After all that hiking, take it easy with a leisurely tour of the Tao House. Eugene O'Neil's hillside retreat is only accessible via National Park Service vans that require reservations.


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Tao House

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PO Box 402, Eugene O'Neil Foundation
Danville, CA 94526

Phone:

(925) 820-1818 / (923) 838-0249


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