You don't have to be full of local knowledge to have a great time in Santa Clara, but you should have an idea about a few essential facts before you go.
Santa Clara is located 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the west of San Jose, a prominent city.
Forget the big-name attractions — it's the locals that really make a place tick. In this part of Silicon Valley, you'll find 120,000 of them.
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If you're the sort of adventurer with a taste for soft, silky sheets, look no further than the ELF Homes 3 Bedroom House on Stockwell Drive (179 Stockwell Dr) or the Oakwood Silicon Valley (874 East El Camino Real). If you're simply after a cosy space to catch those Zs, don't worry! We've got options for you too. The Valley Inn San Jose (2155 The Alameda) and the Holiday Inn Express Sunnyvale - Silicon Valley (852 W El Camino Real) are some budget alternatives.
There's nothing quite as exciting as being so close to a world-renowned attraction. Fortunately, the Santa Clara Marriott and the Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel are both just an easy stroll from California's Great America. Book now and secure the best one for you!
Arriving at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)? After you've hopped off the plane and collected your belongings, downtown Santa Clara will be just 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest from here.
Take a walk around Santa Clara and soak up the local culture. If you'd like to head a little further afield, booking a rental car via Travelocity will certainly help.
If you're flying into Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, you can just about rent a car on the runway. Budget and Avis are worth taking a look at.
Renting a car right from the heart of the city is a good option if you're staying nearby. Get in touch with Budget, which you can find at 2895 El Camino Real. If there's nothing to your taste there, Avis at 2895 El Camino Real is your next best bet.
World-renowned attractions can look wonderful online, but there's nothing quite like witnessing them with your own eyes. When you're staying in Santa Clara, make sure you visit Winchester Mystery House and Great Mall of the Bay Area — they really will impress!
Ardent sightseers will want to explore the Tech Museum and the San Jose Convention Center. Are you after more things to see in this buzzing city? The San Jose Museum of Art and the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum will keep you busy.
Your kids are certain to be ecstatic when you treat the family to a day at the local theme park, California's Great America!
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Find some great souvenirs and gifts at Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Mall.
But that's not all there is.
While not the most grand or famous museum, Intel Museum could still be worth checking out if you love to learn.
If you've discovered the offerings of Santa Clara already, don't go home just yet. You've actually got internationally famed tourist attractions just a stone's throw from here! Tourists from near and far flock to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. It's easily accessible from Soquel, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away.
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