Just west of Sacramento, Davis, California seamlessly blends safe family neighborhoods, an abundance of retail and restaurants, and cultural values to create the ideal vacation spot and permanent place of residence. Davis offers entertainment for the entire family, and scenic views of the surrounding California landscape.
Art enthusiasts can enjoy a day spent admiring contemporary artwork at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, or purchase a new piece of unique home decor at The Artery- Davis’ very own art gallery and art store. To spend some time outside in the fresh air, Davis’ visitors can check out the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Gardens, the Carolee Shields White Flower Garden, Impossible Acres fruit tree fields- where guests can pick their own fresh fruit-, or the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, which is a great place to learn about and contribute to the conservation of honey bees. Central Park is always a fun place to go, as are the Bohart Museum of Entomology and the Design Museum of UC Davis.
Most of the vacation rentals in the city are located within downtown Davis, however, there are a select few that are located on the outskirts of the city, offering privacy and peace and quiet. The rentals are large enough to accommodate a host of family and friends.
The best time to visit Davis is from April to June or September through November. The Davis area holds most of its festivals and events May through June, but the state fair doesn’t arrive until July.
When a hunger attack strikes, Davis offers a number of exciting places to combat it. Hungry visitors can get a hand-made pizza at Blaze Pizza, an Artisan salad at Pluto’s, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes at The Halal Guys, or a teriyaki-based meal at Huku Japanese Bistro. When it comes to dessert, finish the meal off with a popsicle or sweet treat at FatFace.
To get into the holiday spirit, Davis holds the Candlelight Parade and Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, which includes free visits with Mr and Mrs. Claus, live performances by local bands and artists, horse-drawn buggy rides, a window decorating contest, an ugly sweater contest, the Toys for Tots toy drive, holiday movie showings, holiday tree lighting, and the Children’s Candlelight Parade. The Halloween Treat Trail is also popular, allowing and encouraging children and their families to go trick or treating at local Davis businesses.
The Explorit Science Center is the perfect place to spend the day with the family, as the science center features educational interactive exhibits and activities for kids such as hands-on science experiments both indoors and outdoors. There are also live animals that they can interact with. The California Raptor Center is another location that should be added to the Davis vacation bucket list. The center features an extensive collection of large predatory birds that have recovered from injuries and are awaiting release. Each raptor cage includes an information card, and there is a section of the center that has been made into a small museum about raptors.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Davis. The warmest months in Davis are May and June, when temperatures reach 106 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Davis is November with 9.54 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.19 inches of rain.
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Browse rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 290 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Davis, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Davis can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price rental is available at $21 a night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $99 per night.
If you have to have internet access during your stay in Davis, then you can choose from over 160 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 30 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 19 accommodations that have gyms. If you're planning on arriving in Davis by car, be sure to choose from 156 accommodations that provide parking. 41 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 23 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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