Living Here

Greater Sacramento sits at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers. It’s a place in constant motion, whether by bike, by foot, or by kayak. The region is bounded by the Sierra Nevada mountains on the east and the Central Valley running through its heart. The region is a foodie paradise, combining the freshest ingredients with a rich diversity of ethnic cuisine. Affordable homes in safe, robust neighborhoods are the hallmark of Greater Sacramento. Living here means really living.

In This Section

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Sacramento is home to a lively, growing and active arts and entertainments scene.
  • Education
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    High quality educational and training opportunities, affordability, and healthy lifestyle bring and keep talented, creative, and motivated employees in the region.
  • Food, Wine & Shopping
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    Much like the region itself, food is a melting pot of diverse flavors, influences, and tastes. As America’s Farm-to-Fork capital, Greater Sacramento is committed to fresh.
  • Housing
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    Wander a half dozen blocks through Sacramento and you’ll travel through a hundred years of architecture. Small or large, Sacramento offers up a place to live that suits anybody.
  • Landscape & Climate
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    Palm trees standing next to fir trees. That’s the dichotomy of the Sacramento region’s landscape.
  • Overview
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    Perfect weather. The freshest food you’ll find anywhere. And friendly, generous, laid back people. It’s California, after all.
  • Public Safety
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    As the State Capital, Sacramento has a broad array of public safety services.
  • Sports & Recreation
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    Sports thrive in the Sacramento Region, due in large part to the climate and local support.
  • Travel
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    Greater Sacramento is the West Coast’s central distribution hub.