Welcome to Arden
A quiet location with a history of affluent prominence and beautiful estate properties.
Arden is in the Sacramento metropolitan area. Home to approximately 2,800 residents, Arden is a tranquil and relaxing small town that is home to expansive estates and respected families. Parks, cafes, and restaurants provide opportunities for residents to enjoy great food and beautiful landscapes. Aesthetically beautiful, peaceful, and inspiring, Arden is near the American River Parkway. Many excellent public schools in the Arden neighborhood help young residents acquire a strong education and prepare for college.
Residents in Arden can find great amenities, landscaped yards, and a family-friendly atmosphere. The American River Bike Trail is a great place for biking, jogging, and walking. Established in 1947, Arden continues to grow and evolve, but it maintains a residential character. Those residents who crave more nightlife options and diverse entertainment venues can visit nearby Sacramento. Young professionals and retirees enjoy living in Arden. Many residents commute to Sacramento for work and return to Arden in the evenings.
What to Love
Arden is a peaceful place to live, while still containing many restaurants, cafes, and parks. Life in Arden is relaxing and calm. Residents enjoy visiting state parks where they can hike, jog, and bike. Although Sacramento is close to Arden, the town maintains its character and fosters a supportive and friendly environment. The community atmosphere in Arden helps newcomers and long-time residents feel accepted, comfortable, and content. People support each other in Arden and this makes it one of the most unique towns in the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Shoppers visit Loehmann’s Plaza where they find restaurants, retail stores, and a grocery store. Shops include national brands and local boutiques along with some favorites like Nothing Bundt Cakes. Williams-Sonoma is a popular store where residents of Arden enjoy taking classes and learning more about expanding the range of kitchen tools they use in their homes.
Kitchen is a great restaurant in Arden where you can find entrees like sun fed ranch beef “onglet au poivre'' and crispy feuilles de brick brandade. Arden is also home to many gastropubs, and Wildwood Kitchen & Bar offers great food, cocktails, and beer. Notable entrees include lobster ravioli with seared prawns, Niman ranch pork tomahawk, and ricotta cheese agnolotti.
Those looking for something unique enjoy Cafe Bernardo. This amazing restaurant offers comfort food and perfectly roasted coffee. Popular dishes at Cafe Bernardo include New Mexico-style pork & hominy stew, Thai red curry with cashews & coconut milk, and spice-rubbed Mary’s chicken breast.
Things to Do
One of the most popular things to do in Arden is visit Arden Hills Club & Spa where residents enjoy massages, facials, and other body treatments in the relaxing spa.
Many Arden residents enjoy visiting Sacramento when they want to see live music or attend basketball games. Many unique museums, bars, and nightclubs are available in Sacramento. Arden is a quiet place to live, and most residents enjoy spending time outside running or biking along the American River Trails.
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