If you love living in California, Chico is the place to be! Rated as one of the most affordable cities in the U.S., Mint.com noted that unlike our coastal neighbors, Chico's cost of living is 4% lower than other cities in the Golden State.
With our gorgeous parks, access to water, mountains, and deserts Chico really is a mecca for those who love life and want to enjoy the great outdoors. Oh, and let's not forget about beer and food. With Sierra Nevada Brewery and top-notch dining, hop-heads and foodies alike are in hog heaven.