While California’s major cities get all the attention, locals know that the state’s small towns provide the perfect weekend escape. Whether you’re seeking a charming mountain village or a coastal spot, we’re exploring the 8 small towns in California that should be next on your travel list.
Ojai is a favorite destination for Californians looking to get away for weekend trips. Surrounded by rolling hills, this small town is about 45 minutes southeast of Santa Barbara. Ojai is known for its luxurious spas, boutique hotels, romantic eateries, strong art culture, and farmers market. Whether you’d like to sample local produce, admire the natural beauty while on a hike, or play a game of golf, Ojai offers a relaxing itinerary for any traveler.
Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?
Financing is the difference!
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We’re changing the way people 55 and older are searching for their perfect next place. With a national network of hand-selected real estate experts, plus comprehensive information, unbiased content, and on-the-go insight about thousands of communities across the country, we’re a trusted resource paving the way from here to home. Whether you’re interested in a low-maintenance single-level residence, an active lifestyle or age-qualified community, an intimate enclave, or anything in between, we can help you make your next move the best one yet.