- Our list of the best things to do in Modesto, California, features the top 90 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Modesto, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Modesto, CA , followed by 66 popular activities in nearby cities, including Manteca, Turlock, Oakdale and Tracy
Emerald Glen Park offers various activities. There are two playgrounds, one for bigger children and the other for smaller kids. The park provides a skate park, basketball courts and a water park. There are also picnic areas and benches.
29% 14 votes
4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94588 MoreLess Info
The nine-hole, par-30 Pleasanton Fairways Golf Course measures 1,714 yards with a rating of 29 and slope 84. In addition to their executive course, driving range and lessons, they also host regular tournaments.
In addition to the locally grown tree-ripened fruit, Andry's Orchard also offers gourmet food items, confections, nuts and custom gift baskets. They also host seasonal events, including pumpkin patches and visits from Santa Claus.
Located on the San Joaquin River, Lauritzen Yacht Harbor provides a 100 ft. long launch ramp for visitors to launch their boat from. The facilities includes a fish cleaning station, dry storage, and a security station.
66% 332 votes
4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
Alameda County Fairgrounds is a venue that hosts all types of events like car shows, expos, marathons, festivals and off-track betting. It also features the county fair itself, which includes carnival games, animal races and lots of food.
Guests can enjoy a haunted theme park with 6 haunted attractions at Pirates of Emerson. The attractions consist of haunted mazes and houses, and the park also offers special events and other nightly entertainment.
The Pereira Ranch is an equestrian facility that offers horse boarding and training as well as lessons for riders of all ability and experience levels. The ranch features a large indoor riding area as well as extensive trails.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Deer Valley 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, independent films, a game room and a snack bar with food and drinks.