The Culture Train: Eight Museums to Visit Along the Capitol Corridor

January 10, 2017

Geographically and ethnically diverse, Northern California is well known as the tech capital of the world. But did you know it also has a booming art scene? Not to mention a wealth of interactive and engaging museums with hands-on attractions for the whole family. With 18 stations that stop between San Jose and Auburn, the Capitol Corridor can get you to a broad array of museums covering everything from fine art, contemporary works and film archives, to sports memorabilia and science.

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Weekend Getaway: 48 Hours in Oakland

November 17, 2016

No longer standing in the shadow of its neighbor across the Bay, Oakland has become a destination of its own in the San Francisco Bay Area. An exploding food and drink scene, along with a bounty of options for outdoor adventure — thanks to a geography that spans gorgeous shoreline and rugged hills — as well as an influx of millennials who’ve fled the astronomical housing costs of San Francisco, have all helped put Oakland on the map as one of California’s most vibrant cities. It’s a must-visit city along the Capitol Corridor, the 170-mile train route that runs between Sacramento/Auburn and San Jose. More Weekend Getaway: 48 Hours in Oakland