California breweries produced 3,799,785 barrels of craft beer in 2015—that’s 4.3 gallons per drinking age adult, according to the Brewers Association, which keeps tabs on craft beer sales and production nationwide. With the beer flowing freely, a Tour de Brew via the Capitol Corridor route has an added benefit: there’s no need to get behind the wheel after taste testing all those microbrews. Each of these breweries, listed from south to north, offers its own unique taste of Northern California, and, best of all, you can get to each of them on the Capitol Corridor. More The Ultimate Guide to Microbreweries Along the Capitol Corridor
Here at the Capitol Corridor, we’ve compiled a guide to help you find holiday gifts that train travelers are sure to appreciate – from nature lovers and shutterbugs, to bookworms and techies, to green commuters and kids. Use this guide to finish up your own last-minute shopping, or drop a hint by sharing with friends and family!
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Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period for the Capitol Corridor. To ensure that your ride is as comfortable and stress-free as possible, here are some travel tips to keep in mind for the holidays:
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So, you don’t have a car, a kayak, or a stand-up paddle board. No worries—you can still experience some of Northern California’s best paddling with the help of the Capitol Corridor, the 170-mile train route that links San Jose to Sacramento/Auburn. The Capitol Corridor has plenty of scenic spots along the way where you can get out on the water and rent gear. In addition to the paddling areas right near Capitol Corridor train stations, you can also take advantage of Capitol Corridor’s dedicated bus connections or use other transit options to complete your travel to world-class paddling destinations.
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Whether you’re enjoying some Appalachian mountain music in Berkeley, Blues in Martinez, celebrating the history of the San Francisco Fire Department, or eating affordable, sustainable food in Oakland, get ready for a fun-filled weekend along the Capitol Corridor! More Weekend Picks: Berkeley Old Time Music Festival, Martinez Blues Festival, Oakland Eat Real Festival, San Francisco Fire Department 150th Anniversary