Things to Do & See in Mountain View
Tucked in between the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View is ideally situated in the heart of Silicon Valley. As your gateway to Silicon Valley, Mountain View is home to a large number of major technology and life science companies, including Google, LinkedIn, Intuit, Microsoft, Mozilla, Symantec, Siemens Medial Solutions, Omnicell and 23andMe. Shoreline Ampitheater (located 4 miles from the hotel) is Northern California’s largest outdoor amphitheater, hosting nearly 30 major events each summer.
Something For Everyone
From outdoor entertainment and recreation to the world-famous technology industry and an enticing downtown shopping district, Mountain View has a little something for everyone. Play outside in 1,000 acres of park and wildlife areas or take in classical music at the Center for Performing Arts. Throw down a blanket on the grass and take in a show at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Northern California’s largest outdoor amphitheater and home to nearly 30 major events each summer. Sit in a self-driving car and learn more about how the computer came to be just down the road from the Computer History Museum and Hotel Avante!
Silicon Valley is known for its international flavors with bars and restaurants featuring local and sustainable food and drink. Mountain View is home to countless authentic Indian restaurants, including many specializing in vegetarian cuisine. Nestled in a charming 19th century Victorian in the heart of downtown Mountain View, Chez TJ offers a Michelin-starred fine dining experience. For those looking for a more casual experience, Mountain View is home to numerous food trucks specializing in Mexican, Southern, Indian & Filipino foods and more.
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