Day Trip #1: Shopping, Dining, Spa Treatments & Museums
3050 Hotel Dr, Turlock
This Bakery Café is a great start to your morning. With artisan breads, sweet pastries, and variety of coffees it’s a great place to sit and welcome the morning.
Monte Vista Crossing
Monte Vista Crossings is located at the intersection of Countryside Drive, Monte Vista Avenue, and Highway 99 is Turlock’s newest shopping center with stores like Khols, Target, Old Navy, Ulta, and Bed Bath and Beyond and more.
733 E Olive Ave, Turlock
Centrally located in Downtown Turlock, The Spa has be providing quality spa services to Turlock for over 13 years. The Spa has mastered the art of pampering clients and has been voted “Turlock’s Best” by local residents.
234 E Main Street, Turlock
Sitting out on the patio of the Bistro for lunch is a great way to dine in Turlock. The food is outstanding and artful. Be sure to try one of their daily specials which feature fresh, local foods.
Tour Historic Downtown
6 blocks radius along Main Street and surrounding area
Turlock’s historic downtown retail are exudes small-town American charm. With Main Street’s multi-million dollar renovation, this shopping area offers some of Turlock’s finest dining and specialty stores, making it the perfect place to take a stroll and see the sights. Friday mornings from May through October Broadway Street hosts a Farmers Market with the freshest products from area farms. From antiques to fine jewelry downtown boutiques are a great place to get your fill of shopping.
Carnegie Arts Center
250 N Broadway, Turlock
This state-of-the-art facility hosts museum-quality exhibitions such as Ansel Adams CALIFORNIA and Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, drawing visitors locally and throughout California. As a community arts center, the Carnegie is also grounded in the local community where works by area artists are exhibited continuously.
1801 Colorado Ave, Turlock
A great end to a fun day would be stopping in for dinner here at Toscana’s Ristorante. California Cuisine with Italian twist fine, wines to an unparalleled ambience Toscana’s become the perfect escape for dinner. The Intimate and chic atmosphere becomes an exception addition to a wonderful day spent in Turlock.
Day Trip #2: Golf, Poker, Turf Club, Pizza and Tap houses
Turlock Golf and Country Club
10532 North Golf Link Road, Turlock
One of the oldest country clubs in the Central California Valley, Turlock Golf & Country Club maintains a reputation of a well-respected, family country club that offers some of the finest golf in the area. Turlock Golf & Country Club features an incomparable golf course and is open to members, guests of members and members of clubs with reciprocal agreements, the Turlock Golf and Country Club.
Jura’s Pizza Parlor
146 N. Golden State Blvd, Turlock
It’s a little known fact that Jura’s is the best in town for hot wings and fully loaded pizza pies. Jura’s is great for watching sporting events with 9 flat screen TVs in the dining room, beer on tap, and great food.
Turlock Poker Room
2321 W Main St., Turlock
The Central Valley’s largest satellite to the World Series of Poker, the Turlock Poker Room is “The Biggest Little Card Room in California.” Fourteen tables are in action with Ultimate Hold ‘em, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, 3 Card Poker, Blackjack, and Omaha. With a Las Vegas-style atmosphere, it’s a great venue for beginning, intermediate and professional players. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Free classes for beginners every Thursday & Friday from 7pm – 9pm.
900 N Broadway St., Turlock
Live via satellite, up to 13 tracks per day are broadcast at the Turlock Turf Club, featuring horse racing from selected county fairs every June-October. In addition, the Turlock Turf Club broadcasts races year-round from famous tracks around the International, Calder and Ellis Park.
Dust Bowl Tap Room
200 W Main St., Turlock
Turlock’s own Dust Bowl Brewing Company is a tap room in Historic Downtown Turlock. Offering some of the best craft brews available on the West Coast! With 14 taps in the line-up, you’ll always find something unique and just to your liking. Sampler paddles are a great way to try new beers and discover what you like best. Also, serve up some great eats along with bottled beers, an occasional guest tap and a selection of wine. A hip twist on old elements like pipe, metal and wood to create a relaxed, cool place to hang out. The outdoor patio let’s you enjoy that downtown vibe year-round, while our big sliding windows bring the outside in when weather permits. A variety of flatscreen televisions are tastefully placed so you can enjoy the game. The perfect atmosphere to end the day with good food and great beer.
Day Trip #3: Sweet treats, feeding ducks, making ice cream & playing in parks
3191 Geer Rd, Turlock
California cooking with a southern twist means this is a great place to start your day. With create your own omelets, all you can eat pancakes, and huckleberry jam even the pickiest of eaters will be find something to love.
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle, Turlock
The 228-acre CSU Stanislaus campus offers breathtaking scenery that includes waterfalls, bridges, an open-air amphitheater and sprawling greens. It is the perfect place to take a scenic walk and feed the ducks.
600 Pedras Road, Turlock
Donnelly Park, the City’s premier community park, maintains hundreds of beautiful trees, a dramatic miniature lake, a large children’s play area, basketball courts, picnic facilities and more.
Lulu’s Ice Cream Parlor & Treatery
2054 E Canal Drive, Turlock
At Lulu’s you’ll find simple but delicious foods and a HUGE variety of sundaes and shakes. It’s a charming Ice Cream Parlor with old fashioned glasses and dishes but has a modern feel. It’s the perfect place for families.
Hilmar Cheese Visitor Center
9001 N. Lander Ave., Hilmar
Learn how cheese is made! Explore interactive, hands-on exhibits about cows and dairies! During the Summer months you can create (and eat!) your own ice cream! Join the fun as you "shake, rattle and roll" to create your own homemade individual frozen dairy dessert.
4394 Kelly Road, Hilmar
A great park for swimming, fishing and enjoying the beautiful California weather.
Red Robin Gourmet Burger
3105 W Monte Vista Ave, Turlock
A family-friendly atmosphere with a great menu means everyone will enjoy Red Robin. Red Robin, the “Smiling Burger” expert, is famous for serving more than two dozen high-quality, Honest to Goodness gourmet burgers with Bottomless Steak Fries, as well as a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, wraps, soups, appetizers, entrees and signature Bottomless Beverages. Don’t forget balloons and crayons are available for the little ones which help keep hungry & tired little ones happy.