Finding Apartments for Rent in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara, California, has been blessed with a tremendous amount of growth in the last two decades, allowing the city to put a tremendous amount of investment into the local infrastructure. Predictably, the City is one of the most desirable locations to live in among the various locations of the South Bay Area, especially with its close proximity to San Francisco to the north and Santa Cruz to the southeast. With over 116,400 residents, not including students and temporary visitors, Santa Clara is probably one of the larger cities in the Bay Area, but it wouldn't look like it on first blush.
Weather in Santa Clara, CA
Like much of the San Francisco Bay Area inside the peninsula, Santa Clara gets to enjoy moderate weather year round without the heavy marine layer and fog so common on the coastal side. The City sees warm summers in the neighborhood of the low 90s Fahrenheit and very mild winters of 40s and 50s. Mild rain comes in during the early spring but most of the year is generally sunny or high weather cloud patterns on colder days. There is very little in the way of a really bad weather day in region.
Transportation in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara sits in a network of highways and state routes that criss-cross from west to east and north to south, including Interstate 880 cutting vertically on a map and state route 101 cutting horizontally. Being adjacent or home to a number of big name tech companies, employees can often take advantage of shuttles to get to and from work, and the local bus lines are available as well, although not as reliable. The location is also near Fremont and San Jose, both of which give ready access to statewide train systems as well as an international airport in San Jose.
Sports in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara has its share of sports and sporting events. First, despite the team name, the City is home to the San Francisco 49ers, providing professional football entertainment in the fall and winter. Additionally, Santa Clara gets its share of college sports from the Santa Clara University Broncos who rank exceptionally well year after year in their divisions. Additionally, professional soccer is available with the San Jose Earthquakes whose home field is on the University grounds. Finally, the City's close proximity makes it an easy drive to see the San Jose Sharks, the local area's professional hockey team.
Nightlife in Santa Clara, CA
Being a college town as well as part of the Bay Area, Santa Clara has a wide variety of venues and facilities for nightlife. From restaurants to bars to show venues, there is a whole list of places and locations for evening entertainment. Some places locally that get good reviews include the Saddle Rack, the Lounge, and the Smoke this Hookah Lounge. Additionally, the South Bay has easy access to San Francisco and Oakland, where plenty of additional dancing, night clubs and bars are hopping every night of the week. Finally, Santa Clara sits between Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View and the Oakland Coliseum, making for easy choices for big concerts.View Apartments in Santa Clara, California
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