Silicon Valley’s leading professional non-profit theater company is renowned for its artistic excellence, innovation, diversity and integrity
A fantastic outdoor venue for live music
Rosewood Sand Hill lies within easy reach of a fantastic selection of arts centers and live entertainment to suit almost all interests. Sports fans have the opportunity to catch teams such as the San Francisco 49ers, Giants and the San Jose Sharks playing at home, while for those seeking something more active, the spectacular landscape is ideal for horse riding, hiking and biking. Other attractions include golf, family theme parks, gardens and stunning nature reserves.
The Rosewood Sand Hill Art Collection features exceptional contemporary works by accomplished regional artists, located throughout the hotel. Natural elements inspired many of the pieces, connecting them to the spectacular landscape surrounding Rosewood Sand Hill.
Allied Arts Guild is a beautiful and historic garden oasis, home to unique shops, artists' studios and Café Primavera. Since 1929, Allied Arts Guild has provided an inspiring environment for working artists and support for critically ill children at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
In 2014, Stanford University becomes the home to the core of the Anderson Collection, one of the world’s most outstanding private assemblies of modern and contemporary American art. The collection is a gift from Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson and Mary Patricia Anderson Pence, a Bay Area family which collected the art for nearly 50 years.
The Cantor Arts Center's diverse collections span continents, cultures and 5,000 years of art history and include the largest gathering of Rodin bronzes outside Paris. Home to a wide range of changing exhibitions, visitors are recommended to take advantage of excellent docent tours, lectures, gallery talks, symposia, classes, and to watch out for special events. Admission is complimentary.
SCIENCE AND NATURE
The Palo Alto Museum and Zoo is a place where children and their caregivers can go to explore, discover, create and play. Through hands-on science exhibits and a diverse community of live animals, the museum engages children’s curiosity in science and nature.
The Tech Museum of Innovation, or simply The Tech, is a museum located in the heart of Silicon Valley in downtown San Jose. The Tech comprises an Imax theater and four major theme galleries: Communication, Exploration, Innovation and Life Tech.
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is home to a two-mile linear accelerator, the longest in the world. SLAC is a multi-purpose laboratory for astrophysics, photon science, accelerator and particle physics research. Six scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize for work carried out at SLAC.
Located in San Mateo County, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is famous for its raw natural beauty and tidepools. The 32-acre reserve comprises a three-mile beach, tidepool habitat, marsh, bluffs, cliff-top trail and cypress and eucalyptus forests.
There are more than 140 world-class stores and restaurants at this beautiful open-air center styled after European street markets. Stanford Shopping Center features spectacular, award-winning gardens and picturesque sculptures by California artists. Shopping here is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.
Located in the charming town of Woodside, Emily Joubert Home & Garden offers a cornucopia of beautiful home and personal items including crystal vases, cashmere robes and many unique gift items as well as flowers and garden gifts.
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.
For the horse lover, Glenoaks Equestrian Center offers acres of gorgeous trail riding. Glenoaks is also a full service equestrian center offering training for competition, riding lessons and summer camps.
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park is designed to educate guests and to foster a greater appreciation of horticulture. The park features over 40 rides, attractions, educational exhibits and majestic gardens.
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.
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.
With acclaimed dining and sophisticated venues, Rosewood Sand Hill is a destination in itself.