North of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita is the third-largest city in Los Angeles County with a population of over 177,000. With its growing communities, Santa Clarita has plenty of tourist attractions, including Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor and The Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. The city also boasts some of the most beautiful prehistoric stone formations and historic sites in CA. Over the years, Santa Clarita has become a favored destination for many people who are looking for a lively, yet relaxed place to live. Being located close enough to many other neighborhoods in Los Angeles, events and activities beyond Santa Clarita are only a short drive away. The welcoming community has plenty to offer on its own. From delicious places to eat and many outdoor activities, the large town offers something for both families looking to grow, as well as singles. For outdoor activities, Santa Clarita is known for having great streets for cyclists as well as some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the area like Piru Creek Trail and Weldon Canyon Trail, among other locations. Santa Clarita is a nature lovers paradise with its stunning views and vast mountain ranges. Because of the vast amount of land in the area, Santa Clarita has also become a well known film and production area. For the commuters, it also helps that Santa Clarita has some of the best public transportation and little traffic compared to other neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The reliable public transportation services include the Commuter Express and Dial-A-Ride services, plus several other options for commuters of all kinds. Thanks to its low crime rate, Santa Clarita is also among one of the safest cities around. Enclaves in Santa Clarita that are popular for newcomers include Stevenson Ranch, Newhall, and Saugus, which all boast strong school systems for parents who prioritize distinguished education institutes.