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Livermore

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Alameda County : Livermore
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Livermore is a suburban city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Like its neighbor Pleasanton, it lies over the East Bay foothills in the Tri-Valley region, but just west of the Altamont Pass, which separates the Tri-Valley region from from the vast San Joaquin Valley.

Understand

Livermore has at least one claim to fame: it is home to the longest burning incandescent light bulb in the world. A light bulb that was installed at a local firehouse over 100 years ago is still burning today. For more information, see the Centennial Bulb Web site.

It is also home to two national laboratories, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory. For more information, visit the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory or Sandia National Laboratory websites.

Get in

Get around

Livermore is just a short drive/BART ride from the center of the Bay Area. Visit the BART website for train details.

See

The Livermore Valley, which contains many wineries including the famous Wente Vineyards, is considered "wine country", and produces some of California's best wines. Visit the Livermore Valley Wine Growers Website for more information. Altamont Raceway, where the infamous Altamont concert took place, is also located in the city.

Do

The Livermore Valley Opera stages fall and spring productions of famous operas each year.

The California Independent Film Festival is held annually at venues across Livermore.

  • Boomers! (an theme park with go-carts, miniuature golf and arcade)

Buy

Eat

Drink

Panama Bay Coffee Co. has the best coffee in town. 2115 First Street, (925) 245-1700.

Sleep

  • Courtyard Livermore, 2929 Constitution Drive, (925) 243-1000, Fax: (925) 243-1010, [1].
  • Hawthorne Suites, 1700 North Livermore Avenue, (925) 606-6060, Fax: (925) 606-8050, [2].
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 3000 Constitution Drive, (925) 961-9600, [3].
  • Motel 6, 4673 Lassen Road, (925) 443-5300, Fax: (925) 606-9347, [4].
  • Residence Inn Livermore Pleasanton, 1000 Airway Blvd, (925) 373-1800, Fax: (925) 373-7252, [5].
  • Hampton Inn Livermore Pleasanton Dublin CA, Best Hotel In Livermore 2850 livermore, (925) 606-6400, Fax: (925) 606-6410, [6].
  • ExtendedStay America, 2380 Nissen Dr, Ph: (925) 373-1700, Fax: (925) 373-1710, http://www.extendedstayhotels.com

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