Attractions in American Canyon, California

by Tiffany Ameh
American Cayon is located in the famous Napa Valley of California.

American Cayon is located in the famous Napa Valley of California.

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Located in the scenic vineyard country of Napa Valley, American Canyon, California, is a city central to many of the attractions of the valley. Whether going for a wine tasting, a round of golf or a family outing, both visitors and residents of American Canyon are sure to find attractions for everyone.

Napa Valley Casino

Players at Napa Valley Casino (napavalleycasinoonline.com) call it America's friendliest casino. Open 24 hours a day and seven days a week, it hosts tournaments and casino favorites like Texas Hold 'Em poker, blackjack, Omaha Hi-Lo and three card poker, though it doesn't have slot machines like a traditional casino. Napa Valley Casino also offers free meals and refreshments for its players.

Solano Couny Fair

Every summer since 1949, the Solano County Fair Association has hosted the Solano County Fair at the Solano County fairgrounds in Vallejo, California. Fair goers will enjoy free concerts, a giant carnival midway, nightly fireworks, animal attractions, blue ribbon farm exhibits and, of course, fair food. As of 2011, admission prices were $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12, $4 for seniors 60 and older and both children under 6 and military personnel get in free.

Six Flags Discovery Canyon

About five miles away in Vallejo, California, is Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (sixflags.com/discoveryKingdom). The park features animal attractions, such as swimming with dolphins and feeding sea lions, seals and giraffes, as well as rides and entertainment shows. Daily shows include the Merlin's Island Party dolphin show, Odin's Temple of the Tiger tiger show and Tava's elephant show. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom also hosts seasonal concerts and live events. As of August 2011, general admission is $49.99 for adults. Children under 48 inches tall are admitted for $39.99, and children under 2 get in free.

Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club

The Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (eaglevinesgolfclub.com) and golf club sits amidst the beautiful rolling hills of Napa, California. Designed by World Golf Hall of Fame member Johnny Miller, the golf course is 18 holes long and wines through many long-standing cherry and oak trees. The vineyard spans 27 acres, and babbling creeks and waterfalls compliment the property. Visitors dine at the Grill Restaurant, which overlooks the waterfall and lake at the 18th hole.

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About the Author

Tiffany Ameh has been writing articles since 2009. She attended California Baptist University in 2004 and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in holistic nutrition at El Camino College.

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