"Industry in the Bay Area" Martinez by SteveOSF
Martinez Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 32 photos
Martinez, located on the shore of the Carquinez Straight, is best known for the oil refineries that line Highway 680. However, Martinez is the County Seat of Costa County, one of the San Francisco Bay Area Counties. The downtown contains some historic buildings and is home to several antique shops and many restaurants.
- Pros:Has a real downtown.
- Cons:Very industrial.
- In a nutshell:Laid back town in the East Bay.
Along the waterfront two pleasant parks can be found in Martinez. They are the Martinez Waterfront Park and the adjacent... more travel advice
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