You’ll find dozens of shoe shops alone, including Adidas, Aldo, Asics, Bass, Clarks, Cole Haan, Crocs and Converse (and that’s just from A to C!), not to mention designer fashions, sportswear, leather items and more at this open-air centre just off I-80, the main east-west corridor between San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada range. Shop for bargains from iconic brands including Coach, Tumi, The North Face, Le Creuset and Banana Republic.
For the convenience of its shoppers, Vacaville Premium Outlets has a children’s play area, baby changing facilities and electric-vehicle charging stations. If you find yourself in need of a pick-me-up, there's a Starbuck’s and Kristin’s Coffee Corner on-site, along with DJ’s Grill and Deli for a meal and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for treats.
While in the Vacaville area, there’s lots to see and do. The nearby Suisun Valley is home to a booming winemaking industry; call in at Blue Victorian Vineyards or Wooden Valley Winery for a tour and tasting, or, in central Vacaville’s Town Square, visit Cuvee E, a wine bar specialising in local vintages. There are lots of ways to take advantage of the region’s ideal climate and terrain as well. Visit Browns Valley Open Space Preserve to go bouldering, or park up at dog-friendly, 470-acre Pena Adobe Park for a hike, a picnic or an afternoon's fishing.
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