Just like any diverse city, Stockton has tons of culture and pockets of personality expressed by its distinct neighborhoods. Each has a unique vibe where business and recreation come together, each embodying the best parts of living in Stockton and the Central Valley—amazing food, abundant shopping, and awesome weather.
If you live in San Francisco or Sacramento and you’ve ever wanted to peek over the fence and see what your neighbors are up to, then check out what’s going on around the corner in Stockton. We break down what’s good in the neighborhood for when you’re next on the move in Mudville.
Its enormous golf course, well-manicured lawns and ranch-style homes distinguish this gated neighborhood, for sure. There are several small recreational parks that give this bedroom community a high score among families with young children.
Brookside is close to lots of great Stockton attractions, including more than 20 restaurants like Mezzo, and Dave Wong’s Restaurant.
This neighborhood located just north of Civic Center is vastly popular and one of the best places to enjoy a day of shopping in Stockton.
Pacific thrives on its lively food and pub scene, so it has a ton of bars and restaurants, including Mile Wine Company, serving up over 150 artisan wines; The Abbey Trappist Pub, offering a range of microbrews on tap; and Midtown Creperie, which serves, you guessed it, delicious crepes.
If you visit this neighborhood with children, take a short drive south to Pixie Woods and enjoy kid-friendly rides and attractions, as well as themed playing areas. Check seasonal hours for availability.
The famous Miracle Mile shopping district houses some of the area’s finest boutiques and restaurants where you’ll discover everything from fashion and jewelry to home goods and fine art.
In addition to eating, drinking and shopping, the Stockton Empire Theatre and the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music are best known for hosting music concerts, comedy shows and theater performances.