Vacaville, California


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

5 Votes - "Friendliest"
1 Votes - "Most Fun"


Located in San Francisco Bay, the city of Vacaville (sometimes called “Golden Hills”) is about halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco. For tourists, there is plenty to do in this sunny spot. The city holds yearly Vacaville Fiesta Days, which boasts a parade with the local schools’ marching bands, gymnasts, and an electric car showcase.

For more family-friendliness, kids will enjoy The Nut Tree, which is home to a train for children and a life-size checkerboard, with plenty of dining and shopping options for adults. And for the shopping enthusiasts, visitors can visit the Vacaville Premium Outlets for bargains in 120 stores.

Don’t miss Downtown Vacaville, which offers a seasonal farmer’s market, a playground, top-notch dining, and Creekwalk–a venue which often holds concert series.

Christmas-time is a big celebration in Vacaville. The city has an annual Festival of Trees in its local ice-skating rink. Vacaville residents hold the Tree Lighting Ceremony, and enjoy music, hot chocolate, and horse-drawn carriage rides.

For recreation, Lagoon Valley Lake and the Pena Adobe Regional Park are great for fishing, hiking, or just getting some fresh air and beautiful views.

Always fun in Vacaville
Reviewed by lauracolerowe
on September 17, 2012
Vacaville is a great place to live and have fun in. The community is very close and we like to party downtown!
Reviewed by gsalling
on September 17, 2012
I lived in Vacaville for 1 1/2 years and had a great time living there. The people are great, there's great musicians all around, and there's always some sort of festival or event going on in downtown Vacaville. Just a great place to live or visit.
Reviewed by capman67
on September 17, 2012
I moved to Vacaville in 1998 and I just love it !!!! Great events,concerts and churches and the best people around. I lived in other town close and it does not compare to VACAVILLE
Reviewed by ebsigner
on September 17, 2012
All year long Vacaville has community entertainment. It is a close knit city where you will always meet new friends at all the many venues they offer.
Reviewed by cjsslave
on September 17, 2012
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