Offering small-town charm and rich history, Sacramento has everything you need without the crowded “big city” feeling. Enjoy the gorgeous parks and open spaces and the accessibility to many renowned recreation areas. Living in Sacramento, you are within a couple of hours from Napa Valley, where you can enjoy the delectable wineries and scenery or you can conveniently take a quick visit to the bustling city of San Francisco. For relaxing, Monterey and the beaches of Santa Cruz are just a few hours away. If you are interested in the great outdoors, you can head to Lake Tahoe or even Yosemite to visit more of mother nature’s local creations. As the state’s capital, there are many state employment opportunities, thriving medical employments centers as well as several award-winning schools and well-known colleges and universities.