Located in the northeast San Francisco Bay area, Fairfield California is 45 miles northeast of San Francisco and 40 miles southwest of Sacramento. Napa Valley is just seven miles to the west.
Fairfield’s largest employer is Travis Air Force Base, built in 1942. Major companies in Fairfield include Jelly Belly and Anheuser-Bush’s Budweiser Brewery, both of which are open for public tours. See the process of making jelly bellies from beginning to end at the Jelly Belly Factory, or take the Beermaster Tour at the Brewery.
There are several parks in and around Fairfield, including 17 neighborhood parks and 4 community parks. Visit nearby Grizzly Island Wildlife Area, a park with hiking, hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing. There are several wineries in Fairfield, many offering tours and wine tasting. Nearby Napa Valley, known as “Wine Country,” offers several other wineries just minutes away.
The family-friendly city of Fairfield is a great apartment-renting location.