Benicia, California is located in Solano County. Below is a market update video for Solano County. For detailed market report of your neighborhood, please contact us. Historic Benicia lies on the East Bay shoreline just 37 miles northeast of San Francisco and 58 miles southwest of Sacramento. Nestled against Carquinez Strait, this waterfront community boasts a thriving marina, antique shops, art studios, and eclectic boutiques. Excelling in small-town appeal and historic charm, the city is known throughout the Bay Area as a wonderful place to live and raise a family. The abundant leisure and recreational activities include a wide variety of colorful events and activities from home and gallery tours to craft fairs and a downtown farmers market. Downtown Benicia is rich in California's history with more than 30 historical points of interest. Tree-lined streets showcase Victorian-inspired architecture that blends with false-front Western architectural examples that date back to the 1850s. Popular recreational activities include boating, hiking, swimming, fishing, and sailing.