Hercules is centrally located in the San Francisco Bay Area along the I-80 corridor and is within minutes of well known metropolitan cities such as Berkeley, San Francisco and Oakland. In addition to the freeway, it is in close proximity to public transportation alternatives provided by the local bus, and future train and ferry service. Once aboard these transit alternatives, persons will have many options as their final destination for work and recreation.
While numerous local restaurants, cafes and shops are nearby, a multitude of diverse cuisine, recreation, shopping and entertainment opportunities are within easy reach. For those who want to enjoy some entertainment or fine dinning establishments, Hercules is conveniently located near; Berkeley’s famed restaurants and Oakland's Rockridge or Jack London Square as well as Sausalito and San Francisco.
For occasional wine tasters as well as experienced connoisseurs, the wineries of Napa and Sonoma are within an hour's drive. Sports enthusiasts will find riveting collegiate and professional events in Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. Hercules is also within an hour of Mount Tamalpais, the Marin Headlands, Tomales Bay and Stinson Beach for those who appreciate the outdoors. When the mountains and their myriad activities beckon, Gold Country is just two hours away and the majestic slopes of the Sierra are only three.