Big City Shopping, Small Town Vibe in Benicia

Shopping in Benicia is a cosmopolitan, yet relaxing affair.

Find everything from clothing, shoes, and accessories to art, antiques, and home décor in Benicia. The main retail hub in Benicia is First Street, where you can browse for hours against the dramatic backdrop of the city's waterfront. First Street shops are independently owned and operated. There are many other interesting shops scattered throughout the city, including those within the intriguing collection of buildings called the Arsenal.

While enjoying a day of shopping, dine at one of the outdoor cafes or plan a leisurely meal at one of the city's many interesting restaurants. Choices range from classic American seafood to ethnic cuisine, fine dining to casual food.

If you're in town to treat yourself, arrange a relaxing massage or rejuvenating facial at one of Benicia's more than 40 spas. Or better yet, why not bring your friends and make a "getaway day" of it, with spa treatments, shopping and a meal together at one of Benicia’s amazing restaurants.