The Places to See Page

Borges Ranch

Borges Ranch is a small demonstration farm with animals and antique farm machinery. It is located at the foot of an extensive hiking and dirt road bicycling area and is easilly accessible from Concord and Walnut Creek. An annual Borges Ranch day includes display and operation of restored farm machinery, music, crafts, and and other rusticana.

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Eugene O'Neill's "Tao House" is located in the hills above Danville. Click here for the National Park Service information. Also, click here for a fine site with pictures presented by the English Department of San Jose State University.

Shadelands Ranch

Shadelands Ranch is a mansion style buiding located on a few acres remaining from an extensive ranch on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek. Important annual events held here include decorated rooms at Christmas and an antique exhibit and sale.

Pacheco Adobe

Pacheco Adobe is a restored ranch center from the times of the Spanish land grants (1776-1849) and is located in Concord.

John Muir House and Gardens.

John Muir House and Gardens are located adjacent to highway 4 in Martinez (external link).