Stockton Summer Bucket List


Welcome to the Stockton Summer Bucket List! From water activities on the beautiful California Delta to dining and shopping along the Miracle Mile, there is plenty happening in Stockton, California to keep you busy all summer long. While you’re out exploring, check-in to our bucket list locations, upload your pictures, and win Visit Stockton merch along the way! Every check-in gets you closer to completing a badge; see their breakdown below for more info:

3 check-ins earn you the Stockton Scout badge; you’re off to a great start!

7 check-ins earns you the Stockton Sightseer badge! Come by the Visit Stockton office, show us your app and progress, and clam your Visit Stockton beach tote!

11 check-ins and you finish the challenge with the Stockton Superstar badge! Grab your phone and head to the Visit Stockton office to snag your Visit Stockton t-shirt!

Visit Stockton

146 W Weber Ave

Stockton, CA 95202

Open Monday - Friday, 8AM-4PM

Haggin Museum, Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple, University of the Pacific, Miracle Mile, Shumway Oak Grove Regional Park, Swenson Park Golf Course, Village West Marina & Resort, Downtown Waterfront, Chung Wah Lane, Lincoln Center, The Bob Hope Theatre

  • Haggin Museum in Stockton, United States

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      Located in the center of Victory Park, The Haggin Museum is considered one of California’s hidden gems. This art museum was made possible by the generous contribution of Stockton native, Robert T. Mckee. His only requirements were to name the museum in honor of his wife’s late father, Louis Terah, Haggin and to display his art collection in a dedicated wing of the museum. Today, this art museum showcases 19th-century painters such as Albert Bierstadt, Rosa Bonheur, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, and J.C. Leyendecker. The Haggin Museum has permanent historical galleries as well as temporary art exhibits.

  • Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple in Stockton, United States

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      This one of kind attraction in Southeast Stockton features a remarkable Cambodian Temple. The Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple showcases the story of the Cambodian Buddha in larger-than-life displays. These unique statues are encrusted with jewels and stretch across the temple grounds. This sacred temple celebrates the annual Cambodian New Year in April and was featured in Huell Howser’s ROAD TRIP to Stockton in 2007.

  • University of the Pacific in Stockton, United States

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      The University of the Pacific was established by Methodist ministers in 1851 and was the first chartered university in California. UOP is rich in history and beauty as it attracts many visitors to the 1963 Bruns Towers. This gothic-style tower was designed by architects Howard Bissel and Glen H. Mortensen. The University of Pacific is committed to its personal, student-center education and provides exceptional higher educational programs. The campus hosts a variety of UOP Tigers Division I athletic programs, theaters with touring and regional performances, the Conservatory of Music, and many other programs for the community to enjoy. Also, if you're a cincifile, you may have noticed it in a few Hollywood motion pictures.

  • Miracle Mile in Stockton, United States

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      Come and visit the lively shopping and dining district known as the Miracle Mile! The Miracle Mile is located on Pacific Avenue and stretches from Alpine Avenue to Harding Way. You can find specialty shops, antique shops, coffee shops, art galleries, bars, and multiple restaurants all in one area. This vibrant neighborhood hosts annual events such as car shows, sidewalk sales, farmers markets, and wine strolls.

  • Shumway Oak Grove Regional Park in Stockton, United States

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      Enjoy a family-friendly stroll at Oak Grove Reginal Park & Nature Center. This park provides two nature trails surrounded by an oak-forest. You can fish for catfish and trout at the 10-acre Oak Grove Lake or even rent a paddleboat and aqua cycle. The park also features BBQ grills, picnic tables, disc golf course, and a Boat House. You can find education exhibits at the Oak Grove Nature Center and learn about the San Joaquin Valley wildlife and history.

  • Swenson Park Golf Course in Stockton, United States

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      Opened in 1952, The Swenson Park Golf Course is a 72-championship golf course. It is a parkland-style golf course designed by Jack Fleming to test a variety of skill levels. Swenson Park’s 18-hole golf course features 6,407 yards, and the 9-hole par-3 course plays 1,380 yards. The golf course is home to majestic Valley Oak trees over 200 years old which are integrated on most holes. If golf isn't your style, you can play a round of disc golf along the perimeter of the course, or even catch a concert or other special event.

  • Village West Marina & Resort in Stockton, United States

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      This spectacular location is nestled in the very heart of Northern California’s Delta.The Village West Marina is filled with plentiful attractions for everyone in the family to enjoy. Visit H20 Excursions to embark on kayak adventure as you float through the Delta waterways. The Marina is also home to waterfront dining, including Bob’s on the Marina and Garlic Brothers, where you can enjoy great food, cocktails, and live music.

  • Downtown Waterfront in Stockton, United States

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      Since its founding, Stockton been a waterfront community. Leading into downtown Stockton is the deep-water Stockton Channel, home to a thriving port that transports goods from the heart of Stockton directly to the Pacific Ocean. The Downtown Stockton Marina, host to musical events, baseball, hockey, and basketball at the Stockton Arena and Banner Island Ballpark, wonderful waterfront dining, and a splendid walking promenade. bustles with activity all year round. If you have a boat, you’ll find many places to launch your boat or just tie up for a while. And while you're there, be sure to check out Anchored, an incredible public art piece just west of the historic Hotel Stockton building.

  • Chung Wah Lane in Stockton, United States

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      This revitalized historical site, Chung Way Lane, was built in 1960 in Downtown Stockton. This site was built in honor of the demolished Chinatown, Japan Town and Little Manila. Today, Chung Way Lane features beautiful turquoise and red mosaic dragons, Japanese Torri gates, and beautiful signage. The mosaic masterpiece was made possible by Chinese Architect Merrill Jew and in was restored by the Downtown Stockton Alliance in 2020.

  • Lincoln Center in Stockton, United States

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      Lincoln Center is home to more than 100 unique merchants to fulfill your every need, offering exceptional personalized service. Just look for the big "L!"

  • The Bob Hope Theatre in Stockton, United States

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      A historic 2,042-seat entertainment venue for concerts, comedy, and family shows, restored to its 1930s elegance.