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.

Finding family activities to do in Vacaville is not hard to do. It is a great place to live, and visit.
Reviewed by cherylr
on September 17, 2012
Such a great place to live. There are a lot of things to do, it's safe and friendly.
Reviewed by mking89
on September 17, 2012
Vacaville is a multifaceted city so it is hard to pick what to classify this city as, but there is so much fun to be had here. You can shop, dine, stroll by the creek, or play at one of our many parks. Then you throw in the city events at the Theater, Downtown, the Nut Tree, and more. It is a fun place to live and visit.
Reviewed by evoc
on September 17, 2012
the most fun place I know!
Reviewed by nmazz17
on September 17, 2012
The reasons that I love Vacaville are many....It is safe community.... The name of Jesus can still be spoken and most people are not offended...People are friendly and helpful....we have several events that happen every year that bring us together as a community....Fiesta Days...the Creekwalk Summer Series....the Christmas Tree lighting. I Love Vacaville!!!!
Reviewed by Dkincade
on September 17, 2012
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