Vallejo Regional Guide

Welcome to Vallejo!

We are delighted to welcome you to URJ Camp Newman’s summer home, located on the bayside campus of California State University Maritime Academy in Vallejo, California. Vallejo is just a short drive from the wine country, the east bay and San Francisco. To enhance your visit to our enchanting region, we have put together the following list of recommendations.

Sights to See

Where to hang out

(14 minutes south of camp) Richmond

Hilltop Mall: 2200 Hilltop Mall Rd, Richmond, CA 


(24 minutes south from camp) Berkeley 

Destination with lots of restaurants and shops, just off of Highway I-80: 4th Street, Berkeley, 94710

University of California – 2227 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley – tour the campus or walk around the outlying area for fun shops, theater, restaurants and more


(17 minutes east from camp) Benicia 

Starbucks: 90 Solano Square, Benicia, CA 94510 

Double Rainbow560 1st St A105, Benicia, CA 94510 

Cute town with lots of options. 


(10 minutes northwest from camp) Panama Coffee at Vallejo Ferry Building 

289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA 94590 


(14 minutes north from camp) Mall with tons of options: 105 Plaza Dr, Vallejo, CA 94591 

They have a movie theater, Chevy’s, Ulta, Michael’s, Jamba Juice, Marshall’s, Bed Bath & Beyond…. 


Where to Stay

Vacation Home Rentals

Vacation Home Rentals

A popular choice when hotels are booked or when you want a more homey experience, the following are popular sites that allow you to find homes you can stay in near our camp.



Mid Price


On a Budget

On a Budget

Bed & Breakfasts

Bed & Breakfasts