Walnut Creek Homes for Sale
Jewel of East Bay, Contra Costa County, East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area
Walnut Creek draws visitors and retains residents with its many amenities and advantages, including its cultural attractions, outdoor destinations, thriving economy, and diverse dining scene that includes more than 100 restaurants. Walnut Creek is also known as the “Jewel of East Bay”.
Things to do in Walnut Creek
Museums, Arts, State Parks, Restaurants, and many more!
In Walnut Creek, there are so many things to see and do! Walnut Creek is a balance between urban, suburban, and nature. It is at the base of Mt. Diablo where you can enjoy cycling, hiking, and camping. The downtown has a charming strip that’s older. The newer section (accessed on foot) has top retail stores like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Company, Apple, etc.
Known for Arts
Walnut Creek lays claim to the Lesher Center for the Arts, where visitors can enjoy live performances throughout the year. The center also includes Bedford Gallery, that exhibits works created by historic, modern and contemporary artists in five to six new exhibitions annually, as well as lectures, workshops, and panel discussions. It is is a haven for the arts as it is home to one of the largest community arts programs in California: the City of Walnut Creek’s Civic Arts Education program. The program is open to adults, teens, and children, and classes are offered in ceramics and sculpture, dance, digital media and photography, music, drama, and other areas.