Home to brainiacs and bicycle enthusiasts, the college town of Davis, Calif., is frequently rated as one of the country's best places to live and friendliest cities. Homes for rent in Davis offer comfortable, green living and access to amenities like great schools and one of America's best farmers markets, all within minutes of Sacramento, the Bay Area and Napa Valley.
With miles of bike and walking paths in and around Davis, as well as beautiful outdoor areas that include the UC Davis Arboretum and nearby destinations like Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve and Cache Creek Canyon Regional Park, there are ample opportunities to get out and explore. Families will love heading to the award-winning Davis Farmers Market, while parents might enjoy a getaway into Yolo County's excellent wine country or the wine-growing destinations of nearby Napa and Sonoma. The UC Davis community attracts a wide range of great cultural events and ensures a lively downtown full of great dining and shopping, and residents also have the resources of Sacramento and San Francisco within an hour's drive.