Walnut Creek, CA
As the business and entertainment center for neighboring cities within central Contra Costa County, the city of Walnut Creek provides residents with a rich assortment of amenities that range from shopping centers and farmers markets to great schools and parks. Healthcare and biotechnology lead the economy in Walnut Creek, but the city has a strong collection of small businesses. Walnut Creek earned a spot on our Top 10 Foodie Cities list for its Art and Wine Festival and diverse restaurants. Art galleries, live entertainment and the Gardens at Heather Farm are other top attractions.
Walnut Creek Rankings
- Our 5th annual ranking of the best places to live in America includes familiar names and deserving newcomers.
- From health care to cost of living, we crunched the data and found 10 cities that give today's seniors what they want. Fair warning: some cities on this list might surprise you.
- Our fourth annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.