Vacaville, California lies halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco. Plenty of opportunities exist in Vacaville to enjoy time in romantic settings, whether for a daytime experience or an evening date. The city has parks, restaurants, day spas, a summer concert series and a thriving arts center for residents and visitors to listen to concerts or see a play.
A number of day spas in Vacaville offer services that include massages and other body treatments. The spas also offer gift certificates. The 36 Oaks (36oaks.com) sits outside of Vacaville in a country setting with a garden that the spa encourages visitors to use to unwind. The spa also has a deck and peaceful atrium. You can extend the aesthetic enjoyment of a day spa by stopping by one of the numerous flower shops in Vacaville to choose a bouquet for your partner.
Visit the Accardi Vineyards (accardivineyards.net) for dinner and wine tasting in nearby Dixon. The restaurant uses its homegrown produce in the meals it serves as well as offering preserved pasta sauces, fruit jams and jellies and pesto sauces. Local musicians provide live music on weekends. The Creekside Bar & Grill (creeksidebarandgrill.com) has a broad menu and received the Best Breakfast honor in Solano County for three years in a row. This restaurant has banquet facilities, patio dining, a dining room and full service bar.
The climate in Vacaville is moderate and people can be outdoors nearly all year long. The parks in Vacaville provide places to walk the dog, sail a boat, picnic or tour the historic Pena Adobe home at Lagoon Valley Park, which allows nonmotorized boating. The park also has hiking and bicycling trails. Other parks include Centennial Park, Keating Park, and Andrews Park.
The Creekwalk Concert Series is held at Andrews Park each summer. The concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and run through 9:30 p.m. The concerts are free and vendors sell food and beverages. The downtown Creekwalk opened in 2000 and a concrete path follows the creek; a waterfall provides a quiet place to relax. The Performing Art Theatre in Vacaville (vpat.net) holds concerts, plans and musicals throughout the year. Local organizations performing at the Vacaville Theatre include the Vacaville Ballet Theatre Company, Alive Music Orchestra, North Bay Opera, Solano Community Symphony and the Vacaville Concert Society.