Quiet, established neighborhoods on tree-lined streets make San Leandro, California a great location for apartment rentals near San Francisco. Located across San Francisco Bay just 19 miles from downtown, San Leandro residents can easily commute to San Francisco or nearby Oakland, which is just eight miles away.
Close to I-880 and I-580 with access to BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) and Oakland International Airport, this suburban community is conveniently located, making it attractive to businesses. Some of the businesses to call San Leandro home include JanSport, The North Face, Ghirardelli, and Otis Spunkmeyer.
Discovered in 1772, San Leandro quickly became famous for its cherries. The first Cherry Festival was held in 1909, a tradition still celebrated today. Several other events are held annually in the downtown area, including music festivals and a Farmer’s Market. If you are looking for a pedestrian-friendly city with plenty of outdoor recreation areas, be sure to look at San Leandro’s rental apartments.