Vasona Park - Vasona Park in Los Gatos has picnic areas, playgrounds, boat rentals, and paved bicycle paths. Adjacent Oak Meadow Park has train ride and carousel. They also have a light display at Christmas time.
Filoli - Filoli is a wonderous 650 acre estate 30 miles south of San Francisco. Magnificent gardens are seemingly untouched by the passage of time. A grand Georgian mansion sits amongst these gardens where hundreds of rare flowers, plants and trees flourish. Wander through the estate on the brick paths that invite visitors from all over the world to explore the grace an beauty of Filoli.
The 16 Best Rivers in America for Tubing + Drinking American River, CA Sacramento, CA Residents of the new Oakland (Sacramento, of course) have the lucky privilege of spending sunny Saturdays on this river, which's too shallow for boats but perfect for tubes and kayaks. Meaning, you get the peaceful waters to yourself and can spend the day forgetting that you have to root for the Kings.