Alameda, California

If you are looking for a place that balances urban sophistication, suburban convenience, and rural tranquility, Alameda is undoubtedly the place to go. For residents, Jack London Square and Emeryville have wide range of discount hotel options. Burma Superstars and Trabocco are just among the favorite restaurants that serve a huge variation of excellent food. For picnics and swimming, Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach should not be missed.