A small city just northeast of San Jose, Santa Clara, CA, has a friendly, busy atmosphere that makes it a perfect city for families seeking a home for rent near lots of fun and sun.
Each year, residents of Santa Clara gather for the Art & Wine Festival, which draws thousands of people to Central Park. Close to 175 booths are set up by various artists to show off and sell their crafts. Blown glass, ceramics, paintings and jewelry are just some of the goods available for sale. On the park's pavilion, there's always live music playing in the background, from country and bluegrass to rock and R&B. Visitors can also enjoy local wine with their art, sampling zinfandel or pinot grigio from J. Lohr, Bargetto, and Emilio Guglielmo vineyards. For the kids, there's an area set aside that has carnival rides, face-painting, clowns and a slide.
If you enjoy authentic, international fare, you won't be lacking for any in Santa Clara. Thea Mediterranean, which sits on the bustling Santana Row, offers some of the best Mediterranean food in the area in a lively area with beautiful outdoor seating. Diners can nibble on traditional appetizers like spanakopita and dolmades with a cocktail before indulging in one of the entrees. Local favorites include the lamb shank, mussels in tomato broth, and grilled pork chops served with eggplant mashed potatoes, dates and figs.
If you'd love to live in a town that prides itself on attracting a culturally diverse population of people, then Santa Clara could be a great place for you and your family to settle down. Take a few minutes to browse Rentals.com to see what types of homes are available for rent in Santa Clara, CA.