Canyon Tourism, California

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Canyon, formerly known as Sequoya, is an unincorporated community located near the border of Contra Costa and Alameda counties, in the U.S. state of California. It is situated between Oakland and Moraga in the San Francisco Bay Area. The community is named for its location in the upper canyon of San Leandro Creek along the eastern slope of the Berkeley Hills. Canyon lies at an elevation of 1138 feet (347 m). The community is mainly traversed by Pinehurst Road and Canyon Road. The homes of the community are nestled amongst the steep, narrow private roads and footpaths that extend from the redwood groves and ferns along the creek, through the mixed live oak, bay, and madrone forests on the steep hillsides, up to the chaparral and knobcone pines that grow along the ridge.


Attractions in Monterey include Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge. Also, to reach Canyon, you'll have to take a flight to Monterey; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Canyon are of 1 to 2 days duration. This warm abode of Canyon is a delightful place to visit in United States. When planning a trip to Canyon, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Monterey.

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- Know before you go to Canyon

Facts and Stats for Canyon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Canyon

    Know the pollution level of Canyon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.31 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.67 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Canyon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Canyon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Canyon.

    • Burglary and Theft 65.24 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 67.68 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 71.34 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.56 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 62.2 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70.73 (High)
    • Attacks 59.87 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 77.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 49.39 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.29 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.32 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.68 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75.63 (High)
  • Living in Canyon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Canyon is 173.21 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 35.1 (Low)
    • Climate Index 96.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.35 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.03 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.56 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.26 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.28 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Canyon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Canyon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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