There are a million reasons to love Santa Clarita, California. From scenic spa resorts to cozy coffee shops, Santa Clarita is the perfect intersection of upscale living and small-town charm. Explore popular sites in this top 10 list and you’ll be sure to fall in love with this SoCal city, too. Don’t forget your sunglasses — we’ll see you here!

1. Just 30 Miles From LA
Conveniently located about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita gives residents access to the perks of a major metropolitan area, without the hassle. Drive to LA for date night and enjoy live music at a popular venue, or take the whole family to watch the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Are art and culture more your thing? Visit the LA Arts District filled with colorful street art and unique museums. When you live in Santa Clarita, you can take advantage of all the cool things LA has to offer.

2. Warm Weather All Year
It’s why we love Southern California, right? With approximate summer highs in the 90s and winter highs in the 60s, you can be sure to leave your snowsuit behind. Warm weather year-round makes for happy campers— a big bonus for our East Coast friends, as well as native Californians.

3. Thoughtful Real Estate
Thoughtfully planned, the Skyline community provides easy access to employers, shopping, dining and great schools. Plus, learn more about the Skyline lifestyle and our approach to sustainable development, including the LivingSmart® program, which puts energy- and earth-friendly values into practice.

4. Outdoor Adventures
One of the biggest attractions of the Santa Clarita Valley is the array of outdoor activities it offers. Take the kids to Six Flags Magic Mountain for a ride on a roller coaster, or slow down and enjoy a round of golf at Vista Valencia Golf Course. When you check out the scenic views while hiking at Towsley Canyon Park, don’t forget your camera!

5. Shopping With a View
If you’re a fashionista, Santa Clarita has tons of shops and boutiques for you. You’ll be overlooking the valley when you shop at The Plaza at Golden Valley, located in the heart of Santa Clarita. And the Westfield Valencia Town Center offers an assortment of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities for the entire family.

6. Amazing Wineries & Breweries
Take a break at one of Santa Clarita’s many award-winning wineries. Pulchella Winery is a local favorite serving up bold reds with special perks for wine club members. If you’re more of a beer lover, stop by Wolf Creek Brewery for an eclectic menu in a rustic and inviting atmosphere.

7. Spa Resorts Galore
In the mood for a relaxing weekend? Santa Clarita is filled with spas and resorts at varying price points. Check out some of the top-rated spas among visitors.

8. Eclectic Coffee Shops
Grab a signature nitro cold brew at Honu Coffee, reviewed by locals as one of the best in the area. They offer a variety of unique lattes and espresso drinks. Or, better yet – grab a cup of joe at Cloud Nine, a coffee bar right here at Skyline.

9. Highly Rated Restaurants
Are you craving casual American, swanky Italian or festive Mexican fare? These are just a sample of the good eats available in the area. Make reservations for two at Piccola Trattoria, known for elegant Italian cuisine and homemade ravioli.

10. Easy Public Transit
Sometimes you’d rather leave your car at home. Luckily, Santa Clarita Transit makes it easy to get around in both affordable and eco-friendly ways. One of the city’s 11 local bus routes will get you to popular areas without the headache and added fumes.

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