Everything You Need to Know About Lodi Golf

Lodi Golf - improve golf swing Combine a Lodi Wine Tasting Tour with a day of Lodi Golf. You’ll find that you can rent golf clubs and an electric golf cart, take lessons to improve golf swing, or just relax and enjoy a fun round of golf in the Lodi Wine Country.

Golf Tips: Reservations are recommended. Click on the link for each golf course to learn more about the course. Be sure to ask about specials. Many courses have reduced rates after a certain time. Some even offer Stay ‘n Play specials.

Lodi Golf Courses

Brookside Golf Course
Brookside Country Club
Address: 3603 Saint Andrews Dr., Stockton, CA
Telephone: (209) 956-6200
Par: 72
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
This private golf course is a great choice for golfers of all ability levels. Well maintained, beautiful course and club house.

Dry Creek Golf CourseDry Creek Ranch Golf Club
Address: 809 Crystal Way, Galt, CA
Telephone: (209) 745-2330
Par: 72
Designer: Jack Fleming
You’ll have a great time golfing at this public golf course located in nearby Galt.
3800 Country Club Blvd, Stockton, CA 95204
(209) 466-4313

Elkhorn Golf Course StocktonElkhorn Country Club
Address: 1050 Elkhorn Dr., Stockton, CA
Telephone: (209) 477-0252
Par: 71
Designer: Bert Stamps
The golf course at Elkhorn is laid out amongst large, mature trees and several lakes. The terrain is mostly flat while the fast greens are well bunkered.

Forest Lake Golf Course
Address: 2450 E Woodson Rd., Acampo, CA
Address: (209) 369-5451
Par: 66

Lockford Springs Golf CourseLockeford Springs Golf Course
Address: 16360 N Highway 88, Lodi, CA
Telephone: (209) 333-6275
Par: 72
Designers: Sandy Tatum/Jim Summers
Lockeford Springs is a championship links-style course with uneven lies, undulating greens, and hidden water hazards.

Micke Grove Golf CourseMicke Grove Golf Links
Address: 11401 N Micke Grove Rd., Lodi, CA
Telephone: (209) 369-4410
Par: 72
Designer: Garrett D. Gill
Micke Grove Golf Links is a links style golf course situated among a cluster of vineyards. Large Bent Grass greens, eight lakes, and forty-two sand bunkers await to challenge players. This is a popular Lodi golf course.

Spanos Golf CourseThe Reserve At Spanos Park
Address: 6301 W Eight Mile Rd., Stockton, CA
Telephone: (209) 477-4653Par: 72
Designer: Andrew Raugust
The Reserve at Spanos Park Golf Course is located on 360 acres of lakes wetlands and working farmland. A great place for a relaxing, yet challenging day on the links.

Stockton Golf & Country Club
Stockton Golf & Country Club
Address: 3800 Country Club Blvd, Stockton, CA 95204
Telephone: (209) 466-4313
Stockton Golf & Country Club was established in 1914. It is a beautiful private course. Play if you get a chance!

Swenson Golf Course StocktonSwenson Park Golf Club
Address: 6803 Alexandria Pl., Stockton, CA
Telephone: (209) 937-7360
Par: 72
Swenson Park Golf Course has been voted one of the best local courses in the valley for the past 10 years. Swenson Park Golf Club also has a 9 hole, Par-3 Course.

Woodbridge Golf & Country Club
Woodbridge Golf & Country Club
Address: 800 E Woodbridge Rd., Woodbridge, CA
Telephone: (209) 369-2371
Woodbridge Golf & Country Club has 27 holes of golf hidden amongst the grape vineyards of the Lodi Wine Country. This private course is located along the Mokelumne River.

Go golfing in the gorgeous wine country!

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Incredible Venues for a Lodi Wedding

Lodi weddingWill you be planning a Lodi wedding? There are some wonderful wedding sites in the Lodi Wine Country. You’ll find venues that are ideal for a small intimate wedding as well as gorgeous venues that are suited for large wedding.

As we’ve explored this wine region of California, we have found some wedding venues that are ideal for a romantic dream day wedding. Surrounded by vineyards and beautiful gardens these locations are the perfect setting for a dream wedding.

Top Lodi Wedding Venues

Berghold WineryBerghold Vineyards
Address: 17343 N. Cherry Rd., Lodi, CA 95242
Telephone: (209) 333-9291
Capacity: 175
Berghold is a beautiful intimate setting perfect for a romantic wedding. Great food, great wine, and a relaxing ambiance.

Harmony WynelandsHarmony Wynelands
Address: 9291 E. Harney Ln., Lodi, CA 95240
Telephone: (209) 369-4184
Their professional staff will plan the wedding of your dreams.

McConnell Estates
Address: 10686 W. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95758
Telephone: (916) 685-5368
Capacity: 200
McConnel Estates offers a variety of wedding packages with only one wedding per day so you can relax and make this your special day without feeling rushed.

Viaggio Winery LodiViaggio Estate & Winery
Address: 100 E. Taddei Rd., Acampo, CA
Telephone: (209) 368-1378
This beautiful estate has an expansive lawn area overlooking the river for views that cannot be beat. It’s a fun place that knows how to plan a party you wont forget!

Wine and Roses - LodiWine & Roses
Address: 2505 W. Turner Rd., Lodi, CA 95242
Telephone: (209) 334-6988
Capacity: 350
Wine and Roses is amazing at creating the romantic ambiance that will make your wedding perfect. They understand that you want things to be perfect and know how to create that flawless, dream wedding of your dreams. The grounds are beautiful, food is fabulous, and the attention to detail is just what you want.

Wedding ToastAfter exploring these Lodi wedding venues, check out romantic wedding sites in other areas of the California wine country:
Napa | Sierra Foothills| Sonoma
Livermore | Temecula
Central Coast|San Diego

Have you attended a Lodi wedding at any of these venues? If so, please take a moment to tell us about your wedding experience. There’s a comment box below.

Romantic Lodi Accommodations – Wine & Roses

Romantic Lodi Accommodations at Wine & Roses

Lodi Accommodations

Wine and Roses provides Lodi accommodations that are perfect for a romantic getaway. Great location, beautiful setting, luxurious amenities, and delicious food.

If you are you ready to wind down and relax surrounded by seven acres of beautiful trees and lush gardens after a day sampling wine at Lodi wineries, this is the bed and breakfast for you.

Wine and Roses is located in the heart of the California Wine Country. The Lodi Wine & Visitor Center, where you can taste wine and learn about Lodi wineries, is on one corner of the property. This is the ideal play to stay on a wine tour to the region.

Wine and Roses began as a California Bed and Breakfast and restaurant located in the historic inn. The food is exceptional at the Town House Restaurant and we eagerly recommend it for dining even if you are not a guest at the bed and breakfast.

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The historic rooms in the inn are charming and full of amenities. The Honeymoon Suite is a great choice for a special romantic occasion. It’s tastefully decorated with a white canopy over the bed, large tub, its own private wooden deck, and a private dining alcove. The Honeymoon Suite is spacious and tastefully decorated.

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The private deck outside the Honeymoon Suite is a great place for a private chat.
There’s also a cute little dining alcove for two. It is perfect for a romantic dinner or breakfast. So cozy!

Wine and Roses Lodi Accommodations
The facilities have since expanded to include a hotel with Vintner Suites, Garden Rooms, and Spa Rooms. These rooms are spacious and beautifully appointed with all of the amenities you would expect. Some rooms have fireplaces and spa tubs. All rooms have a private veranda or patio offering a serene place to relax in a beautiful garden setting.

The spa at Wine and Roses is exceptional as well. You can pamper yourself with a massage in a personal treatment room complete with a private outdoor shower.

There’s also the private Keneshaw Retreat built for two people that includes a fireplace, rock tub, Swiss shower, and private garden patio. This is a full service salon that will pamper, relax, and amaze.

Make a reservation to dine at the romantic restaurant at the resort. Inside the fireplace is blazing, candlelight flickers throughout, a pianist sings as she plays, and to top it all off; the food is fabulous.

Wine and Roses is one of best California wine country bed and breakfasts. We can’t think of a better place to go for great food, beautiful gardens, pampering, and relaxation. Plan a wine tour to Lodi wineries and enjoy a stay at this fantastic place. We highly recommended Wine and Roses for luxurious Lodi accommodations.

Contact Information:
Wine and Roses Lodi
Address: 2505 W. Turner Rd., Lodi, CA 95242
Telephone: (209) 334-6988 or (877) 310-3358.

Directions: From Hwy. 99 – Take Turner Rd. exit. Go west 2.5 miles. Turn right into the driveway just beyond Ham Lane.

From Interstate 5 – Take Turner Rd. exit. Go east 5 miles. Turn left into the driveway just before the first stoplight.

Wine and Roses is our #1 Recommendation for Great Lodi Accommodations

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Favorite Central Valley Restaurants

Central Valley RestaurantsDiscover the favorite Central Valley restaurants. These are the top places to dine in the Central Valley.

California’s Central Valley is a rich agricultural region. Many of the country’s farm products are produced here. Enjoy wonderfully prepared meals featuring fresh local products.

Central Valley RestaurantsTowne House Restaurant
Towne House Restaurant (formerly called Wine & Roses) has fabulous food and the perfect romantic ambiance. Located in the heart of the Lodi Wine Country, this restaurant is one of our favorites. Listen to live piano music as you dine to candlelight and elegant surroundings. The restaurant and grounds are lovely.

Take time to stroll around the property before or after you dine. The service is excellent and the food is beautifully presented. Enjoy dinner or their special Sunday Champagne Brunch. Make reservations as this is a popular Lodi restaurant soon. Learn about and sample Lodi wines at the Lodi Wine and Visitors Center located on the grounds south of the restaurant.

M & J Bistro - Tracy, CaliforniaIf you are in the Tracy area, consider dining at M & J Bistro. This Tracy restaurant is our favorite place to dine in the area. It’s located just a short distance from Fwy. 205. You’ll find great San Francisco cuisine and friendly service at this Tracy restaurant. Be sure to try the Chocolate Decadent Crepe, it’s definitely a must have. M & J Bistro is open every day but Sunday for both lunch and dinner.

Pietro's Italian Restaurant

Pietro’s Italian Restaurant

This popular Lodi restaurant provides Italian cuisine using fresh ingredients, many grown just outside the restaurant itself. Dine indoors or outside on the patio. This is the place where you can treat yourself to an incredible lunch or dinner. Pietro’s is located in the heart of the Lodi Wine Country. Take time to go wine tasting in Lodi and dine at one of the favorite Central Valley restaurants.

Scott's on the RiverScott’s On the River is a fabulous sea food restaurant located along the Sacramento River. Make it your place to dine overlooking the water and watching the boats drive by. There’s also seating available inside. It’s just a short drive from the Clarksburg wine region. The setting is beautiful and the the food is great. Dine on Tuesdays if you want to try out their Taco Tuesday specials. Scott’s also has happy hour specials on weekdays.

If you have eaten at any of these Central Valley Restaurants, please take a moment to tell us about your experiences. Use the comment box provided below.

Best Central Valley Hotels

When you visit California’s Central Valley, you will want to stay at the best Central Valley hotels. These are places that we have stayed at. We recommend each of these hotels or bed and breakfast inns as great places to stay. We can’t wait to go back again!

The Central Valley stretches 450 miles from north to south through the central portion of California. This is California’s most productive agricultural area. This area experiences warm, hot summers. Approximately half of the wine produced in California is made from grapes grown in the Central Valley.

Central Valley Hotels Wine and Roses
is a fabulous place to relax in a beautiful garden setting. You can choose between historic rooms or modern spacious facilities and enjoy the fantastic restaurant and spa as well. Their honeymoon suite would be ideal for romantic winery getaways. Wine and Roses offers luxurious wine country accommodations.

Le Rivage HotelWestin Sacramento
This luxurious hotel is located along the Sacramento River less than 10 minutes from the Clarksburg wine regions. Pamper yourself with unique accommodations, fabulous river views, fine dining, and a lovely spa and fitness center. Marina, bocce court, and biking along the river are all available at this Sacramento hotel. One of the more unique Central Valley hotels!

Amber House Bed and Breakfast SacramentoAmber House Inn
Amber House Inn is located in the midtown area of Sacramento. It’s walking distance to restaurants, a brewery, and a theatre. Amber House is a well established bed and breakfast inn. All of the rooms are beautiful. Wake up to a scrumptious breakfast served right in your room. Spa services are available and they have a number of special packages. This is the place to go to get spoiled!

Wine Tasting in the Central Valley

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D’art Winery – Lodi California

You are never far from one of California’s Wine regions. Visit Central Valley wineries to experience the uniqueness of wine from the valley. The largest wine region in the valley is the Lodi Wine Country. Lodi is increasingly being recognized as the place to go for fabulous wines at reasonable prices. It was even named Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Clarksburg Wineries are approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento in the Sacramento Delta. Visit the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg where you can taste wine from multiple wineries all in one location. Head south toward Fresno to the Tracy Hills Wine Appelation Tracy has just two wineries with tasting rooms right now. Tracy is located just east of the Altamont Hills along Highway 580. I’m sure that more wine tasting rooms will soon be on the way.

Have you stayed at any of these Central Valley hotels? If you have, please scroll down to the comment box and tell us about your experiences. We would love to hear from you.