Quality Inn Santa Clara Convention Center
1280 Persian Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone: (408) 744-1100
Fax: (408) 744-1688
This amazing amusement park offers something for the entire family. You'll find thrilling rides for children, family rides, 3-D animation shows at the Paramount Action FX Theater and loads of adrenaline-packed excitement. It also boasts one of the world's tallest double-decker carousels. For the best deal upon your buck, the park has some attractive season passes as well. For more details on open hours please check the website.
Designed in a Italianate and Victorian style of architecture, the James Lick Mansion is said to be one of the largest estate of the once richest man in California. The beautiful grass beds on the front with trees adds to the beauty of this house. Comprising of the mill at one end, and the horticultural activities on the other, many trees of oaks are said to be planted by Lick himself. The site is open to the public during the day and the visit to the house can be arranged for.
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.
Ponderosa Park provides 9 acres (3.64 hectares) of space for playing various sports, holding picnics and barbecue parties. It is divided into many areas such as three picnic zones, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, horseshoe pits, a multipurpose field and a children's playing zone. Kids can entertain themselves by playing on the numerous slides and rides, whilst adults have a shot at one of the games or simply lounge on the picnic sites enjoying the beautiful scenery. This park also provides clean restrooms and offers park buildings that can be rented for events.
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.
The Earl R. Carmichael Park is a good place for some relaxation, no matter what your interests are. If you're a sports buff, make use of the park's sports center, which has a baseball diamond as well as tennis courts. Kids will enjoy the several swings and slides here, while their parents can relax by the picnic tables. The park is good for a walk or jog or just to lie down under one of its trees and read a book.
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.
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.
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.
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.