San Jose, CA is a Top City for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

San Jose State University
San Jose State University

Sunny San Jose, CA, is the perfect place to get healthy – both physically and mentally – once and for all. Stress levels stay low because it's one of the safest cities in the U.S., according to, and residents report feeling well rested more often than not. Perhaps due to low rates of cigarette smoking and high levels of exercise among citizens, San Jose has one of the longest life expectancies of the country's cities. More than 55 percent of residents here exercise frequently and only 20 percent are considered obese, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

Families have a number of fun recreation options in San Jose, as it is home to nine square miles of green spaces, six public skateboarding parks and the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. See more great things to do in San Jose, CA.

Resolutions to Keep Here:

  • Manage stress
  • Get fit
  • Spend more time with family
  • Stop smoking