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Destination Welcome Center

Visit Tri-Valley
5075 Hopyard Rd, Suite 240
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00pm
Phone: 888-874-9253

Climate / Attire

Our average daytime temperature is 68 degrees. Most of the year is sunny, but winter does bring showers. Check out our weather. Casual sportswear goes right along with our comfortable climate. Evenings are cooler, so bring a sweater or light jacket. Altitude: 335 to 480 feet above sea level.

Sales Tax

Alameda County (Dublin, Pleasanton & Livermore) has an additional 8.75% sales tax in on all purchased items. Contra Costa County (Danville & San Ramon) has an additional 8.25% sales tax on all purchased items.


  • Though tipping is voluntary, staff are customarily given a gratuity of 15-20% of the bill.

  • Taxi drivers are tipped 15% of the fare.

  • Bellhops receive $1-2 per bag to carry luggage to your room.

  • Airport skycaps are tipped 50 cents per bag or generally a $1 minimum

Driving Regulations

  • Valid driver's license and liability insurance are required.

  • Traffic flows on the right (with driver closest to the center median).

  • Child seats are required for children weighing less than 60 pounds and are available with car rentals.

  • Most car rental establishments require drivers to be at least 25 years old.

Alcoholic Beverages

You must be 21 years or older with photo identification to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages in California. It is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or greater. Liquor may not be served, purchased or consumed in public establishments from 2-6 a.m.

Visitor Safety

Tri-Valley boasts an excellent police force & fire fighters! In case of emergency, please call one of the phone numbers below:

Police and Fire: 911
Information: 411
Information (Outside 925 area code): (925) 555-1212
Hospital (Pleasanton & Dublin): 925-847-3000 
Hospital (Livermore): 925-447-7000
San Ramon Regional Medical Center: 925-275-9200
Children's Protective Service: 925-483-9300
Animal Control: 373-5314

Currency Exchange

The currency in Tri-Valley is the U.S. Dollar. For exchange rates (


Community TV CTV30: 925-462-3030 
The Independent: 925-447-8700 
KKIQ Radio: 925-455-4500 
Tri-Valley Herald: 925-734-8600 
The Valley Times: 925-462-4160 
The Pleasanton Weekly: 925-600-0840 
San Francisco Business Times: 415-989-2522.

Traffic & Transportation

Etak/KPIX Traffic Map
KTVU/Caltrans Traffic Map/Cams

Interactive B.A.R.T. Map


2014 Visitor Guide

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Spring "Tri-It!" list

> Go the distance along the Iron Horse Trail through Pleasanton, Danville, San Ramon and Dublin

Stock up on the season’s freshest produce and locally-made goods at the Dublin Farmers’ Market, April 17-September 25

> See and be seen at the Blackhawk Food, Wine and Film Festival in Danville, May 15

> Find inspiration at the Art & Wind Festival in San Ramon, May 25-26

> Cheer or sneer at some of opera’s most famous figures at Livermore Valley Opera’s Villains and Heroes at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, May 24


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