aerial view of simi valley, california

Welcome to Simi Valley, California

The Surprising Nature of Simi Valley.

Gorgeous scenery on all sides. Temperate weather year-round. Abundant and accessible cultural, recreational, educational, culinary and retail opportunities. If those aren’t the conditions you expect to find in Simi Valley, it’s time to look closer.

Life’s a breeze here.

Unlike some valleys we can name where summer temperatures hover in the three digits, here the mercury rarely tops 90. The city enjoys 277 sunny days a year, 72 more than the U.S. average.

temperature chart of Simi Valley weather averages

The world comes to us.

When the 30-minute ride to Los Angeles feels too far, there’s a nearby Cultural Arts Center hosting world-renowned performers in theater, dance, music and the visual arts. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum offers rotating exhibitions that transcend politics. The city also attracts visitors from far and wide to annual events including a celebrated Film Festival.

Shop around. Dine around. Dance around.

Here you’ll find two major shopping districts for your convenience, enough culinary options to satiate the fussiest foodies and plenty of opportunities to trip the night fantastic in bars, theaters and cabarets.

We rest easy here.

Simi Valley ranks much lower than the national average in property crimes, violent crimes and overall crime. In 2022, it was ranked 21 among the 50 safest cities in California, and the crime rate is 70% lower than the California average.

We get around.

Just a 30-minute drive from LA on average, Simi Valley also offers bus routes that connect to the Los Angeles Metro. There’s an AMTRAK station that provides options up and down the coast. A freeway offers easy east-west access to San Fernando, Burbank and Moorpark. And both Burbank Airport and LAX are less than an hour’s drive.

The Great Outdoors are greater.

With more than 50 parks for hiking, biking, and equestrian pursuits along with half a dozen golf courses, Simi Valley is also less than an hour away from some of California’s most beautiful beaches. 

More smiles per hour.

One more little-known fact about Simi Valley: People love life here. The Valley has been ranked the fifth happiest city in America, according to a study by the University of Vermont.

A fine and natural site.

The Ensō Verde site is nestled in a verdant valley with a mountain view, adjacent to a sycamore grove and spanning a dry creek. The site is adjacent to the Brandeis-Bardin campus of The American Jewish University.