Four major airports including Oakland International Airport, Sacramento International Airport, San Jose International Airport and San Francisco International Airport are all within two hours of Manteca. Stockton Metropolitan Airport is just 11 miles from town. Rail service is available between Stockton and San Jose with a stop in Manteca.
Local attractions include the Delicato Vineyards and Tasting Room, Yosemite National Park and the Manteca Historical Society. Each year, this family-focused community gathers for a number of events including the two-day Delta Film Festival, the Crossroads Street Faire which features crafts, food, antiques, and car show, the annual Agricultural Tour, and the Manteca Music Festival. Surrounding cities in San Joaquin County celebrate the Almond Blossom Festival, Grape Festival, Harvest Faire and Asparagus Festival. Manteca's Farmer's Market is a popular place to shop for all the fresh produce the Great Central Valley has to offer.
Art and cultural opportunities in San Joaquin County include the San Joaquin County Historical Museum, the Stockton Children's Museum, the Stockton Symphony, San Joaquin County Ballet and Stockton Civic Theater.
The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department manages 47 facilities that include picnic tables, barbeques, playgrounds, basketball courts, athletic fields, tennis courts, swimming pools, sand volleyball courts, a 3.4 mile Class I bike trail and skate park. The Manteca Park Golf Course provides 18-holes of golf in a beautiful setting. County-owned Micke Grove Park features a zoo and rides. The San Joaquin Delta provides some of the best boating in the state with more than 1,000 miles of waterways and access to the San Francisco Bay.