Things To Do in Santa Clara, CA & Bay Area Attractions

When you stay at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara, you're right in the center of the Bay Area's top attractions and things to do. Visit the high-tech business centers of Silicon Valley, tour prestigious universities, wineries, exciting shopping centers and world-class restaurants. Take time to experience all the unique attractions of Northern California. View our favorite Silicon Valley area attractions below.
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California Attractions - Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara Convention Center -

This 262,000 square foot modern meeting, trade, and convention complex is perfectly suited for the dynamic business of the Bay Area. Find floor plans of the Convention Center's meeting rooms and ballrooms online, plus detailed listings of services. SmartCity Networks delivers full telecommunications services, while Projection Presentation Technology maintains technologically advanced audiovisual resources. For more information, visit .

Santana Row in San Jose -

This sophisticated urban shopping, dining and entertainment destination is a must-see in Santa Clara County. Santana Row is a premier destination - a living community of upscale stores, elegant apartments, luxury condominiums and world-class health spas. You'll find well-landscaped streets featuring a European flavor and lined with plenty of trendy restaurants, sidewalk cafés and designer
brand boutiques.

Don't miss the Santana Row Farmers' Market, as well as open-air concerts, fashion shows, and special events. Whether you're seeking a casual or fine dining experience, gift shopping par excellence, or simple relaxation, you'll find it all at Santana Row. For more information, visit .
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The Tech Museum of Innovation -

The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose is a major Bay Area attraction. This hands-on technology museum is devoted to inspiring the innovator in everyone. You can see their current exhibits on their website at .

California's Great America -

Encounter a day of excitement and family fun at Northern California's largest family attraction. Enjoy action-packed thrills and excitement aboard one of the numerous hair-raising roller coasters, or take in the sights high above the park on Flying Eagles. For more information, .
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Santa Clara, California Intel Museum

Intel Museum -

At the Intel Museum, visitors enter the micro-miniature world of computer chips as they learn how they are designed, manufactured and placed into thousands of products in our everyday world. The Intel Museum has 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits as well as educational programs that appeal to both children and adults. It is designed as a self-guided experience, but guided tours may be arranged in advance for groups.
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Winchester Mystery House -

Sarah L. Winchester, heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune, lived in this unfinished house during its unusual, perpetual construction. This amazing attraction, built in 1884, occupied the lives of carpenters until her death 38 years later. The 160-room Victorian mansion is filled with unexplained oddities including stairways that lead to nowhere. The Winchester Mystery House has exquisite hand inlaid parquet floors, gold and silver chandeliers and Tiffany art glass windows. For more information, visit .
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Bay Area Byington Vineyard & Winery -

Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, Byington provides the perfect setting for sipping wines or celebrating special occasions. The well-manicured grounds of the Byington estate and its Italianate stone winery chateau create a striking backdrop for any occasion. Whether dreaming of an enchanted wine country wedding or planning a corporate retreat, visit .

Civic Center Park -

Civic Center Park is on El Camino Real immediately in front of the Police Administration Building. The three-acre park is beautifully landscaped with colorful flower beds, a large reflecting pool and fountains. This park is the site of the Statue of Saint Clare, the City's namesake. The bronze statue by Anne Van Kleeck was cast by an ancient "lost wax process" in Italy in 1965, shipped by boat around Cape Horn to Santa Clara, and installed that same year.
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara
1700 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95050
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Santa Clara, California Things to Do
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