Just an hour south of San Jose, Salinas offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city. No matter your lifestyle, Salinas offers a little bit of everything. Home to the California Rodeo, residents enjoy outdoor activities and escapes to the wineries in the Salinas Valley. Visiting historic Oldtown Salinas features quaint coffeehouses, cafes, local shopping, and the First Fridays Art Walk. With convenient access to work centers, shopping, and dining, Salinas is a great location for California living.