If you want to live in a large city near the North Bay area, Santa Rosa California fits the bill. Residents of Santa Rosa apartments can drive to San Francisco in about 70 minutes via US Highway 101.
Healthcare professionals will find it convenient to live near three major medical facilities including Kaiser Permanente, St. Joseph Health System and Sutter Medical Center.
As many as 27,000 area residents take educational programs at Santa Rosa Junior College, many who continue on to the University of California system.
There is plenty of shopping options where you are sure to find everything you need to fill a Santa Rosa apartment. The Santa Rosa Plaza is a large mall in the center of the city and Coddingtown Mall is several miles north. To the south you will find a Costco wholesale club.
Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center displays many of the original Peanuts strips along with many tributes to the artist. While renting here you can catch a show at the 6th Street Playhouse, spend afternoons biking through Annadel State Park or check out some planes at the Pacific Coast Air Museum.
The Sonoma County Fairgrounds hosts the annual agricultural fair along with many other events.
Average Rent in Santa Rosa, CA
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