Five Places to Get Out on the Water Along the Capitol Corridor Route

May 22, 2019

No car? No kayak or paddleboard? No problem! You can easily rent gear and get out on the water at several locations along our route, listed here from south to north. In addition to the areas walkable from our train stations, you can also take advantage of our dedicated bus connections (or use other convenient transit options) to reach Northern California’s top aquatic destinations.

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May Picks: Cinco de Mayo, Transcontinental Railroad 150th Anniversary, PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour, Davis Pride, Sac Waterfront Days, and Oakland Art Month

April 29, 2019

Add a little “spring” to your step with some fun along our route this month! Celebrate Mexican-American culture at Cinco de Mayo events in San Francisco and Oakland; commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad in Sacramento; sip wine and stroll PIER 39 while supporting kid’s environmental education; enjoy a day of live music while supporting the Yolo County LGBTQ community; and celebrate Oakland’s art scene all month long!

More May Picks: Cinco de Mayo, Transcontinental Railroad 150th Anniversary, PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour, Davis Pride, Sac Waterfront Days, and Oakland Art Month

Connect with Nature Via the Capitol Corridor

April 9, 2019

Post updated March 29, 2019.

What comes to mind when you think of city living? The scene probably doesn’t involve lush greenery alongside fresh bodies of water stirring with wildlife. But that’s exactly what you can experience just steps from some of our stations! Fortunately, state- and federally- protected nature reserves keep many vulnerable habitats a priority amidst all the surrounding urban development. And whether it’s Earth Day (April 22) that’s raising your eco-antenna, or you’re a year-round outdoor enthusiast seeking new adventures, anytime is a good time to explore and appreciate our local natural wonders. Cruise on the Capitol Corridor to get up close and personal with some of the awe-inspiring ecosystems along our route, listed here from south to north.
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April Picks: Art in Martinez & San Jose, SF Cherry Blossom Festival & SF Beer Fest, Earth Day in Berkeley & Sacramento, and Oakland Dance Festival!

March 28, 2019

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to enjoy the outdoors at some of April’s liveliest festivals! If you’re a fan of art, culture, beer, or Mother Earth—or, simply put, anything that makes life awesome— you’ll have plenty of fun along the Capitol Corridor this month!

More April Picks: Art in Martinez & San Jose, SF Cherry Blossom Festival & SF Beer Fest, Earth Day in Berkeley & Sacramento, and Oakland Dance Festival!