A view of a beautiful bay in lake Tahoe

In the middle of everywhere

All of Northern California
is within reach

We鈥檙e a day trip away from the beach, snowy mountains, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and six national parks! The capital of California, Sacramento, is only 15 miles from Davis. Whether you鈥檙e into skiing, museums, food, wine, technology, politics, big cities or wide open spaces, your interests are close to swag外流.

Two students taking a selfie on a road trip

Day trips

You can unwind from school with easy getaways. You don鈥檛 even need a car. Our campus is near Amtrak, which can take you to the Bay Area. Campus Recreation offers classes in white water rafting, rock climbing, snowshoeing and skiing that include transportation and equipment.


is just next door

California鈥檚 capital has a lot more to offer than politics. Sacramento has a bikeable downtown with farm-to-fork restaurants, vintage shopping, NBA basketball games, award-winning coffee shops, live music, art museums, fairs, festivals, and more.

A view of the tower bridge leading to the west end of downtown sacramento