While the Bay Area may be known for its booming tech industry, it’s also important to remember the natural beauty of the area. If you’re looking for things to do outdoors in the bay area, you won’t be disappointed. When you stay at quality inn and suites, you’ll be close to a number of beautiful … Continue reading Natural Preserves in the Bay Area
Points of Interest
At the new Quality Inn & Suites, we're your best hotel location in the Silicon Valley and Stanford area for corporate travel and leisure visits. Centrally located in Mountain View, the hotel is on the 101 Highway, near all the Mountain View and Sunnyvale business centers and just a few minutes away from San Jose International Airport. When it's time for shopping, dining and entertainment, you'll find everything you need at Mountain View.
Downtown Mountain View
With all the vibrant activities to do in Mountain View there is never a dull moment. As you stay in hotels in Mountain View, CA you will notice all the local restaurants, sidewalk cafes, bars, and shops near and around Downtown Mountain View. While strolling along Castro Street in downtown, you will find a variety of restaurants and cafes serving all kinds of ethnic cuisines. Castro Street also features different brewpubs, including the famous Tied House which serves many types of rich beers on tap. For those who take pleasure in community gatherings, Castro Street also holds festivals annually including the Mountain View Art and Wine Festival which showcases Silicon Valley’s most prestigious art & fine crafts. This annual festival also provides live music and delicious food. During the summer, Castro Street is reserved for Thursday Night Live (TNL) which provides music lovers and car aficionados with live music and car shows. In addition, the Caltrain parking lot near Castro Street is transformed into a farmer’s market every Sunday morning where you will find the best selection of organic produce.
Fun & Entertainment
Mountain View is a diverse city filled with many exciting recreational activities and attractions, fun for the whole family. While staying at Quality Inn Mountain View, enjoy spending quality time with the family by visiting Northern California’s largest theme park, California’s Great America. This adventure park is filled with thrilling roller coaster rides and water rides from Boomerang Bay. For those who may not be into roller coasters, you can enjoy live entertainment and stage productions from Charlie Brown acts and magic shows. For even more fun, make sure to visit Shoreline Amphitheater where many festivals are held throughout the year including Ozzfest, Lollapalooza and more. Shoreline Amphitheater is also an ideal location for the hottest concerts and comedy shows performed by A-list musicians and comedians touring the Bay area. If golfing is your passion, then visit the Shoreline Golf Course less than 3 miles away from our Mountain View hotel. This Silicon Valley course overlooks the beautiful scenery of San Francisco Bay. Other nearby attractions includes the legendary Winchester Mystery House and the Bay Meadow Racetrack.
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Mountain View and the surrounding area are filled with a wide array of entertaining, cultural, educational and outdoor activities throughout the year. Search through our events blog for interesting things to do while vacationing in Mountain View, California.
Interesting Things To Do
In recent years, the Silicon Valley has grown in popularity due to success of the tech industry. Companies such as Apple and Google amongst others have placed headquarters in the area and if anyone is trying to break into the tech industry, this is the place to do it. If you don’t know much about … Continue reading Los Altos History Museum
The Stevens Creek County Park is a 1,063 acre park that is a popular destination for hiking and other outdoor activities including boating thanks to the 86 acre reservoir. A trip to the county park is a nice way to get out of the city and enjoy some outdoors and fresh air. While you can … Continue reading Stevens Creek hiking & Reservoir
Mountain View, California is a conveniently located city in Northern California. Providing a close proximity to major destination in the bay area, staying in Mountain View allows for explorations of nearby areas. If you’re looking to explore the area’s history, one option is to stop by the famous Rengstorff House, which is one of the … Continue reading The Rengstorff House
Sometimes going holiday shopping can be stressful. With a long list of people to shop for, it can be difficult to figure out how to find the perfect gift for everyone. One way to make the holiday season less stressful is to head to one of the nearby malls where you can find gifts for … Continue reading Christmas Shopping at Vallco Fashion Park & Stanford Shopping Center
Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to get together with loved ones and enjoy a meal together. This year, avoid all the stress of cooking and simply head to one of these restaurants where the Thanksgiving meal will be prepared for you! If you’re staying at quality inn & suites in the area during … Continue reading Best Restaurants for a Family-style Thanksgiving Meal
Staying at hotels near shoreline amphitheater means you’ll be near one of the most visited areas and beautiful views in Monterey. In addition to some of the most stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Monterey is also home to some of the best golf courses around. Monterey is home to a number of golf tournaments throughout the year … Continue reading Shoreline at Mountain View Park
University Ave is an area in Mountain View that is a popular destination for when you want a night on the town. When you stay at Quality Inn Mountain View, whether you are hoping for a night of dancing or to stop at a restaurant, you’ll be sure to find places near University Ave. For … Continue reading Your Guide To University Ave.
If you’re staying at Quality Inn Mountain View, the Twin Creeks Sports Complex is your one stop destination for a number of social and competitive sports leagues. Twin Creeks is a 14,000 sq. ft. clubhouse featuring 10 softball and baseball fields that are lighted. There are even batting cages that come with fast pitch baseball, … Continue reading The Twin Creeks Sports Complex
Looking for something fun to do that the whole family will enjoy? If you’re staying at hotels near Great America , consider heading to this location as it is one of the best Amusement parks in the area. From fun roller coasters to more family friendly rides, Great America offers fun activities for all to … Continue reading Visit California’s Great America & Enjoy A Full Day of Activities