Top 10 Reasons To Love The San Ramon Valley

The San Ramon Valley comprises the towns of San Ramon, Danville, Alamo and the southern part of Walnut Creek.  Running along both sides of the 680 corridor, it’s become a sought after lifestyle destination.  Here are our Top 10 reasons for loving this special, unique area.


  1. Danville and San Ramon in “Top 10 Safest California Cities” for 2013 according to and rank in the top 100 nationally by
  2. San Ramon Unified School District ranked 1st in California for school districts with over 9000 valid test scores in 2013.
  3. San Ramon ranked “Best City for Job Seekers in California” for 2013 by Bishop Ranch is home to 550 thriving companies ranging from Chevron and PG&E to small businesses in growing areas like social software and clean tech.
  4. Centrally located for the best commuting options to San Francisco, San Jose or Sacramento.
  5. Best central location for accessing the “4 Points”… SF Bay, The Sierras, The Wine Country and Monterey/Carmel.  Not to mention all points in-between!
  6. Lots of wide open space as seen in the picture above, including Mt. Diablo and the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness for some of the best hiking in the Bay Area. San Ramon was also awarded the title of “Tree City USA” for 2013 by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
  7. Fantastic recreation opportunities including some of the best Golf courses in Northern California – The Bridges, Round Hill, Blackhawk, Crow Canyon and Diablo CC’s.
  8. Close to 100 parks and recreation facilities making the area’s youth sports and recreation programs some of the most progressive and successful in the State.
  9. Great Restaurants from the famous – Bridges and Esin – to the local favorites like Fat Maddies and The Brass Door plus great local bars like Elliot’s and McGah’s Pub & Pianos.
  10. The “small town feel” that you get in each San Ramon Valley town isn’t rated on any list, but it’s definitely one of the top reasons people love living here.

About CarolSawdey

I'm a Broker/Realtor in the San Ramon Valley. A trusted advisor in the local community: We help people buy and sell homes. We counsel them thoroughly. We negotiate to their advantage. We keep their stress to a minimum. And we love what we do!
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