Vista is a diverse community of just over 93,000 people located 35 miles north of San Diego and 7 miles inland. With 340 days of sunshine a year and the cooling of effect of Pacific Ocean breezes, Vista has what most people would consider a perfect climate. This makesVista a perfect location for it's many commercial nurseries which grow ornamental plants, flowers, orchids, subtropical fruits and trees.
Vista has 15 community parks, which include the Moonlight Amphitheater, the AVO Playhouse, museums, athletic fields and picnic grounds. The Rancho Buena Vista Adobe and Rancho Guajome Adobe Hacienda, both built in the mid-1800s, serve as windows to the history and lifestyle of an earlier time in Southern California.