Overview of Modesto, CA
Modesto is in the Central Valley and surrounded by farmland, which lends itself to a large agricultural industry. Interstate and state routes provide commuter access to the Bay Area, Oakdale and the foothills, but Modesto has plenty to offer with a symphony orchestra, opera, Minor League Baseball team and a revitalized downtown. Modesto also gets high ratings for its housing affordability and short travel time.
Different Neighborhoods in Modesto
Check out some of the different neighborhoods Modesto has to offer.
This part of town is rich in Mexican culture and heritage with several churches and eateries. Agriculture is the cornerstone of this area.
North of highway 132, Modesto offers residential areas, the Modesto Junior College (George Lucas is an alumnus) and easy access to the arts district of downtown.
To the northwest, Modesto's outskirts approach the Stanislaus River, which boasts several attractions and activities for locals and visitors alike. Hike or picnic along the river or head indoors to view one of several museums.
The northeastern part of town has several community parks including Revard Manor Park, Orchard Park and Sylvan Park. Many shopping centers are located in the area as well.