If you’re looking to really discover the area you’re traveling in, an insider’s guide is a go-to resource. From the best local wineries, to beautiful nature walks, there’s so much to discover in Lodi. Whether you’re traveling to or from Jellystone Park™ in Lodi, California, or just want to take a day trip, we have some “must visit” spots for you! Check out our top 4 insider recommendations below and get ready to discover Lodi!

1) OAK FARM VINEYARDS

Live bands, food trucks, $10 wine tastings, plus tons of unique wines to try. The unique tasting options make Oak Farm one of the best wineries to visit in Lodi. Spend an afternoon delighting your tastebuds and enjoying the company of friends and family!

 

2) CALAVERAS BIG TREES

Calaveras became a State Park in 1931 to preserve the North Grove of giant sequoias. This grove includes the “Discovery Tree”, also known as the “Big Stump”, the first Sierra redwood noted by Augustus T. Dowd in 1852. This area has been a major tourist attraction ever since, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California. Over the years, other parcels of mixed conifer forests have been added to the park. This amazing park has a huge varitey of habitats and recreational opportunites to explore.

 

3) JELLY BELLY FACTORY

Ready for a sweet time at the Jelly Belly Factory? See how jelly beans are made, taste test, and pick your favorite flavor to take home during one of their awesome guided tours! You won’t regret it!

 

4) WORLD OF WONDERS SCIENCE MUSEUM

Learn about energy, electricity, magnetism, optics, and more at the World of Wonders (WOW) Science Museum in historic downtown Lodi, California, where hands-on exhibits stimulate discovery for all ages.  The WOW is an engaging, educational, and inspirational science destination where both children and adults can learn about the world around them!

(photo via World of Wonders Science Museum)

Learn about all our recommended nearby attractions here. Time to start planning your vacation today to Jellystone Park™ for a trip of a lifetime!