Manteca, California's Artsy History

Alongside redwood forests on the way to Yosemite, stroll among 30 giant murals, shop in a museum-like outdoor store, and learn about a sugary town history.
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Alongside redwood forests on the way to Yosemite, stroll among 30 giant murals, shop in a museum-like outdoor store, and learn about a sugary town history.

Basecamp to California Outdoors

Enjoy a Mediterranean climate and family-friendly basecamp for countless adventures. Manteca is nestled along routes to Yosemite, California redwood forests, and unique valley and foothill destinations.

Experience “Not Forgotten,” the largest West Coast Memorial Day event honoring veterans, and Manteca Crossroads Street Faire, delighting thousands for the past 20 years.

Entertain with international cuisines and boutique wineries, such as Delicato, Lucca, and McManis Family Vineyards.

Manteca's Amazing Bass Pro Shop

"Welcome Fisherman, Hunters, and Other Liars" greets customers to Manteca's Bass Pro Shop. Photo by Orin Zebest via Flickr

"Welcome Fisherman, Hunters, and Other Liars" greets customers to Manteca's Bass Pro Shop. Photo by Orin Zebest via Flickr

The Manteca Bass Pro Shop's interior is a tribute to the Yosemite and Sequoia area with a 65-foot replica of the world's largest tree, The General Sherman; murals depicting waterfalls, forests, and lakes; giant outdoor-themed chandeliers crafted by Bass Pro Shops' own artisans; and native wildlife displays.

Special displays in the store include a pictorial and memorial tribute to John Muir and the 26th United States President, Theodore Roosevelt. An avid outdoorsman, President Roosevelt promoted the conservation movement and efficient use and maintenance of our natural resources. Muir, an early advocate of conservation, was instrumental in saving the Yosemite Valley, the Sequoia National Park and various other wilderness areas.

The store has become an attraction in its own right. Learn more at bit.ly/2kcCX7d.

Manteca Murals

Stroll the streets of Manteca to nearly 30 public murals on buildings throughout the city. The murals highlight the the city's culture and history. Maps for mural tours are available at the Manteca Chamber of Commerce and the Manteca Visitors Bureau. Learn more at mantecamurals.com.

Manteca Museum

Learn about local businesses that shaped the history of Manteca including the railroads, fire department, Delicato Winery, the Goodwin Ranch Blacksmith Shop, and Spreckles Sugar Company. Learn more at mantecamuseum.org.

For more information:
(209) 823-7229
309 East Yosemite Ave, Manteca, CA 95336
www.visitmanteca.net