The second largest city in Ventura Country, Thousand Oaks lives up to its name, boasting beautiful oak trees – around 60,000 – throughout the region. While Thousand Oaks is known for its suburban expansion, the city also designates over 30 percent of its land as open-space nature preserves. The city today is seen as upscale, complete with classy shopping centers and restaurants. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza can also satisfy the needs of art and music lovers, with two theaters that have hosted the performances of major musicians and entertainers. Additionally, the FBI ranked Thousand Oaks as the second safest city in the country in 2016. Its welcoming community and prioritization of residents’ wellbeing makes Thousand Oaks a charming city for people to settle into.