Davis, CA

Located between the Bay Area and Sacramento, Davis is known as one of the “Bicycle Capitals” of the world and it is also known for its biweekly vibrant Farmers Market and friendly community.

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Where to Stay in Davis (short-term):

La Quinta Suites

Holiday Inn Express and Suites

Best Western Palm Court

Days Inn

Best Western University Lodge

Hallmark Inn

Hyatt Place UC Davis

Aggie Inn

University Park Inn and Suites

The Vine Inn


Go-to guide: Davis Wiki 

For information about Davis, restaurants, local events, history, be sure to check out the Davis Wiki! https://localwiki.org/davis/


Coffee Shops: https://localwiki.org/davis/Cafes

Transportation: https://localwiki.org/davis/Transportation

Weather: https://localwiki.org/davis/Weather

Trivia Nights: https://localwiki.org/davis/Trivia_Nights

Rental housing guidehttps://localwiki.org/davis/Rental_Housing_Guide

Town Historyhttps://localwiki.org/davis/Town_History

Medical Centershttps://localwiki.org/davis/Medical_Services


Getting around Davis:

An easy option is the well connected Unitrans bus system, which serves the campus and the rest of Davis. We even have an original double-decker bus from London… and a couple of more modern double-decker buses, as well. Check out fare prices here.

Zipcars are available on campus for hourly or daily rental. Once you are a member, it’s fast and easy to rent a car for just $8.00 per hour, including fuel and insurance. You must pre-register with Zipcar to have access to the vehicles. You can sign up online at: https://www.zipcar.com/universities/university-of-california-davis


Downtown Davis

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Farmers Market

(Central Park, Downtown Davis)

Picnic in the park (Wed. 4:30-sunset) – produce, food trucks, beer & wine, and live music

Saturday market (Sat., 8am-1pm) – produce, food trucks

Also check out Downtown Davis’s webpage for more activities, restaurants, shops, and more!

On campus

Mondavi Center

(Robert and Margrit Mondavi | Center for the Performing Arts) 



  • Friday, June 21, 2019 – 8:00pm

The Indigo Girls will take to the Jackson Hall stage on the Summer solstice, June 21, 2019. With their latest release, One Lost Day, Emily Saliers and Amy Ray have secured their spot as one of the most legendary musical acts of this generation.


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Nearby places to visit | Day Trips

Within 30 min. of Davis


Vacaville Outlets

Lake Natoma / Folsom Lake

Fish Hatchery


Within 1 hour of Davis


Grass Valley / Nevada City

Sutter’s Mill

Napa or Sonoma Valley


Within 2 hours of Davis

Russian River

Lake Tahoe

San Francisco Bay

Muir Woods (need a reservation) 

Redwood Regional Park (Oakland)