Roseville, CANestled in Placer County, Roseville, CA is just 16 miles from the capital, Sacramento, and is in an area with parks, beaches and boating. It is considered one of the best places to live in California. Convenient for travel, Hwy 80 crosses through it. Roseville is about two hours from the excitement and fun of South Lake Tahoe and is close to winter sports and hiking. The cost of homes here is less than the average for California.
Homes are more than the national average, but less than such cities as San Jose, CA. Apartments range from luxurious, with all the amenities, to a simpler approach. Yet pricing, like all of California, is still quite high compared to the U.S. average. If you work in Sacramento, Roseville is a great choice for nearby small cities. There is much to do close to home, and families will enjoy living here.
You'll be close to the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, where families can enjoy the reservoir with its boat ramps and swimming area. Considered the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Folsom Lake holds the title of being one of the most visited of the California state parks. Camping and fishing are also fun activities here. In Roseville, teens enjoy Rush Community Park for skating on its concrete structures; playing fields and swimming pools invite family fun and recreation. You can learn more about the area at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site, with its petroglyphs and rock art that preserve an understanding of Maidu life. You'll find mini-golf as well as private golfing courses for the golfers in the family. Hikers will want to take advantage of the Miners Ravine Trail Loop. What could be more fun than the Roseville Telephone Museum? Kids of all ages will enjoy the nostalgia and education to be gained here. The Denio Swap Meet is where you'll buy fresh fruits and vegetables, while other shoppers can get their mall shopping on at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville. Skiers and snowboarders as well as their families will enjoy proximity to Kirkwood Mountain Resort and other ski venues at Lake Tahoe, 2 hours away.
You can get around Roseville by bus with Roseville Transit. There is also Roseville transit Dial-A-Ride. With an Amtrak station located in this city, travel is convenient for residents who want to leave the area; daily service to downtown San Francisco and the surrounding cities is also provided. You'll find residents biking to work in town. Additionally, you'll also find bike trails at parks in and around this city.
Roseville is a great place to call home. With family fun, outdoor recreation and abundant parks, you and family can grow and thrive here.