Quality Inn & Suites At NASA Ames
5 Fairchild Drive
Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: (650) 934-0155
Fax: (650) 968-9562
5 Fairchild Drive , Mountain View, CA, US, 94043
- Phone: (650) 934-0155
- Fax: (650) 968-9562
Castro Street is the main street that spans across seven blocks, forming the downtown area of Mountain View, California. The street is lined with a number of restaurants of several cuisines, as well as bars and nightclubs for your entertainment. Several shops are also lined along the street. The street is at the center of culture and arts as well, with events such as Mountain View Art & Wine Festival held here.
Located across Franklin Street, the Mountain View Public Library serves the city, throughout the week. Books, periodicals, journals, magazines, reference materials, ebooks and the reading collection available here is extensive. Apart from that, the library hosts interesting events for all ages like story telling sessions, homework help program, knitting club and so forth. For event updates or a catalog search, check website or call ahead.
Eagle Park and Pool is a popular place in downtown Mountain View. It features picnic spots, restrooms, athletic fields, a playground and many benches. Their well maintained pool is open for recreational swimming as well as for a lap swim. Lessons are also conducted during summers.
Shoreline Park encompasses the Shoreline Lake and offers expansive hills, the artificial lake and a golf course with 18 holes. Gusty winds in the area make Shoreline a popular location for windsurfers and kite-flyers. Hikers, walkers and bikers will find miles of winding natural and artificial trails to explore. It also houses the Shoreline Aquatic Cente which offers visitors facilities like kayaking, sailing, boating, canoeing and windsurfing. This park is also home to an amphitheater, a café and a Victorian house.
Washington Park is great for families, day or night walks, and for playing softball, baseball games, etc. The park has a huge play ground which can accommodate smaller and bigger kids. You can rent out a picnic site here and organize a family picnic. Among the shade of the trees and cool breeze you will have a wonderful time with your loved ones. The restrooms are walking distance from the picnic sites. The park is ideal for children and families but it is also a great spot to sit alone with a book.
Sunnyvale in Santa Clara County is one of the most important cities of the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. The city is best known for the number of the high-tech companies that are headquartered here, these include Yahoo!, NetApp and Juniper Networks. The weather in Sunnyvale is known to be friendlier than many San Francisco Bay Area cities and towns. A large section of Sunnyvale comprises of residential area and yet, it ranks as one of the safest places in the United States.
DeAnza Park is a part of a friendly neighborhood. The park has plenty of open spaces and lots of structures where kids can play on. The park is like one huge, green space covered with carefully manicured grass. At any point you are bound to find kids playing soccer, strolling with friends, riding or skateboarding around. This is a perfect spot for picnics as the place is lined with benches and tables where you can have a barbecue party. DeAnza Park is perfect for cooler afternoons as well as warm summer evenings.
Hoover Park has something for everyone: large grassy areas, two children's playgrounds, a baseball field, tennis and handball courts, basketball courts, a picnic area and a dog run. One of the unique features of the park is the dry creek bed where an artificial creek once flowed but was drained due to the drought of 1976. The park is a perfect place for your little ones to play around while you sit down with a good book and soak in the nature under the cool shades of the trees. If you own a dog this would be a great place to find new friends for your pet. Restrooms are also available so are pooper-scoopers.
Even though the Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church was founded in 1956, construction wasn't completed on their building on West Fremont Avenue until 1963. Over the years, modifications like an additional balcony and a Vaughn Pipe Organ have been added to the 600-seat sanctuary. The head ministers here are highly approachable and known to connect with newer faces to make them feel at home. Their sermons reflect on the real life and rely on scriptures. Attend their Sunday morning services and soak yourself into divinity by singing traditional hymns. The church also offers services to suit the needs and preferences of people schedules.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church was founded in 1948 and completed in 1957. It is a traditional church with an equally traditional and impressive organ. This church performs a lot of community service and reaches out to the poor and the needy near Palo Alto and abroad. Everyone is invited to join the adult education programs that strive to help people understand God and God's words. Kids have a special service on Sundays. The sanctuary, chapel, and other rooms are open and available to the community for organizing various activities. Check out the Song of the Soul service on Sundays.
Formerly known as the West Side Union High School, the school got its current name in 1325 owning to unanimous voting by its board of directors. Designed by Californian school architect W. H. Weeks the school building has a wonderful Bell Tower. Fremont High School is known for offering high-standard education and has a qualified staff that provides the best guidance to its students. Besides, the school gives some special preference to sport and extra-curricular activities that caters to an all round development of the students. The Fremont High School also organizes special events and functions which witnesses a full attendance of students as well as visitors. Check their website for further details. Teri Hatcher, Steve Kloves, Bill Green are some of the Notable alumni of Fremont High School.
Byxbee Park is a great place to spend a few hours away from the city. What was once a landfill is now an urban park filled with various modern concrete sculptures. It's also a great place to ride bikes along the trails, go birdwatching, or watch the windsurfers.