With a reputation for artistic excellence, innovation, diversity and integrity, TheatreWorks is Silicon Valley’s leading professional non-profit theater company. TheatreWorks presents a year-round season of musicals, comedies and dramas in the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.
A family amusement park located on 100 acres in Santa Clara, California’s Great America offers over 55 rides for adults and children of all ages as well as a water park.
A great venue for concerts, Shoreline Amphitheatre was built in 1986 by the city of Mountain View in cooperation with local promoter Bill Graham. Graham designed the amphitheatre to resemble The Grateful Dead’s “steal your face” image.
Home to the 2010 and 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, AT&T Park is known for its breathtaking views, amazing food offerings, Coca-Cola Fan Lot (children’s play area) and McCovey Cove. Concerts and shows are also hosted at AT&T Park.
Candlestick Park, also commonly referred to as Candlestick or The Stick, is an outdoor sports and entertainment stadium located in San Francisco. It was built in 1960 as the original home of the SF Giants. The stadium is currently the home field of the San Francisco 49ers NFL team.
The HP Pavilion is an indoor arena located in downtown San Jose. The arena is commonly referred to as the Shark Tank or the Tank, both of which are a nod to the arena's primary tenant, the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. HP Pavilion also serves as an entertainment venue.
The Bing Concert Hall exemplifies the seamless integration of architecture, acoustics and technology with the goal of transforming the practice, study and experience of the performing arts at Stanford. Home to Stanford Live and the University’s Music Department and providing a state-of-the-art venue for visiting performers and student artists, the building integrates performance and curriculum for students while engaging the greater Bay Area community.
Located in Palo Alto, Stanford University is one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Known as “the Farm,” the Stanford campus offers a wealth of sightseeing opportunities.
Gamble Garden is a non-profit community horticultural foundation. Located in Palo Alto, this 2.5-acre property includes an historic home, carriage and tea house, and formal and demonstration gardens. Not to be missed is the Spring Garden Tour. Admission is complimentary.
Recognized as one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century, this remarkable 654-acre property includes a 36,000-square-foot Georgian country house and spectacular 16-acre English Renaissance garden. Filoli Estates is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Foothills Park is a nature lover's paradise. Miles of trails provide access through rugged chaparral, woodlands, fields, streams and a lake while providing spectacular views of the bay area. Wildlife abounds; it is common to see deer and coyotes, and bobcats are occasionally spotted here too.
Bayland Preserve covers 1.94 acres andis the largest undisturbed marshland in the San Francisco Bay. Multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats and bird watching. Bayland Preserve is home to a significant population of birds as well as being a major migratory stopover on the Pacific Flyway.