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.

Many people involved which help to keep things fresh and fun!
Reviewed by VV02mwh
on September 17, 2012
Vacaville is a great family town, great schools, great people, WONDERFUL SHOPPING! What's not to love??? :)
Reviewed by Malasis1977
on September 17, 2012
Vacaville is awesome with so much to offer! They have the best Cosmetology/Massage Therapy/Esthetician School in the area!! Go visit Blake Austin College in the Nut Tree area!
Reviewed by ecook0923
on September 17, 2012
I like this town because they have the best beauty college in the state. They care about the future by providing jobs and keeping Vacaville beautiful at the same time! And they have fun, too!
Reviewed by vgcruz13
on September 17, 2012
Military retirement heaven!
Reviewed by MikeReagan
on September 17, 2012
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