Walnut Creek is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is situated in Contra Costa County, 16 miles east of the city of Oakland. Walnut Creek serves as the business and entertainment hub for the East Bay region.
Prominent employers with office pace and other facilities in Walnut Creek include Carollo Engineers, American Reprographics Company, PMI Group, John Muir Health, Kaiser Permanent, Safeway, Nordstrom, IHC, the United Postal Service, and Central Garden & Pet - manufacturers of AvoDerm, Amdro, and Kaytee.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Walnut Creek, including indulging in a spot of retail therapy. The Broadway Plaza shopping center features flagship tenants Nordstrom, Macy’s, and Neiman Marcus. This area is included in the upscale, downtown retail and restaurant district. Another attraction in the city is the California Symphony, which has been performing since 1986. You will also find the Center Repertory Company, which features an in-house theater company Dining options in Walnut Creek include 1515 Restaurant & Lounge, Lark Creek Walnut Creek, Va de Vi, Il Fornaio, Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar, Fleming’s Prime Steak House and Wine Bar, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House which offers many choices including fillet steak with lobster as well as salads.
There are several major airports near Walnut Creek. These include Oakland International Airport which is just 25 miles away, San Francisco International Airport at 36 miles distance, and San Jose International Airport located 46 miles from Walnut Creek. BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) trains connect the city with the rest of the Bay Area. The Donald D. Doyle Highway intersects the city and provides instant access to the main road networks.