The Tri-Valley is comprised of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon and its three valleys (Amador, Livermore and San Ramon). Located just 33 miles east of San Francisco and 27 miles north of San Jose, few places are as authentic, charming and unspoiled as the Tri-Valley. These communities combine to create some of the most beautiful landscape in all of California.
Visitors can savor the hospitality of our historic wine region, experience real California cuisine at one of our unique restaurants, play at our award-winning golf courses and regional parks or stroll through our historic museums and attractions.
In the Tri-Valley, the amenities are priceless; the scenery flawless; the traditions timeless – making for a truly authentic experience.
Tri-Valley Fun Facts
•Livermore Valley Wine Country is made up of more than 5,000 acres of vineyards.
•In 1911 the San Ramon Valley's Bishop Ranch was home to the largest orchard of Bartlett pears in the world.
•The Livermore Centennial Light Bulb, first installed in the Livermore Fire Department Hose Cart House in 1901, has been burning for more than 100 years, and has subsequently been declared the oldest known working light bulb by the Guinness Book of World Records.
•Charlie Chaplin's movie "Little Tramp," was filmed in Niles Canyon.
•Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill wrote "The Iceman Cometh" and "Long Day's Journey into Night" while living in Tao House, now a National Historic Site in the Town of Danville.
•Livermore Valley is argued to be California's oldest wine region, with the first grapes having been planted in 1839.
•In his early career horse racing-legend Seabiscuit was stabled and trained at the Alameda County Fair Racetrack.
•Built in 1859 the Alameda County Fair Racetrack is the oldest one-mile horse racetrack still in use in the U.S.
•Tri-Valley, California is home to Mount Diablo, the Bay Area's highest peak, which stands at 3,849 feet. On a clear day views from the summit stretch more than 200 miles in every direction, and it is considered one of the largest view sheds in the Western United States.