Are you or someone you know interested in space? Are you fascinated by space and various projects that NASA has worked on? If so, consider visiting the Ames Visitor Center located at NASA’s Ames Research Center. Here, you can learn about space, projects and more! Stop by the Ames Research Center today. When you stop … Continue reading NASA’s Ames Research Center
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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
The Winchester Mystery House is a stunning mansion with 160 rooms, 47 fireplaces, 17 chimneys, a grand ballroom and more. While the Winchester house is a beautiful piece of architecture, it is also quite strange and was built in order to hide Sarah Winchester, owner of the home, from evil spirits that she believed was … Continue reading Winchester Mystery House
A great way to spend an afternoon is by visiting a museum. One of the great things about the area near Quality Inn, is that there are a number of engaging museums that everyone can enjoy. Learn something new today at these must-see museums. Being in the silicon valley means you might want to brush … Continue reading Must-See Museums
Whether you simply want to relax by doing a little shopping or you are looking for something in particular, there are various destination around Mountain View that offer excellent shopping opportunities. If you want to do some shopping during your time here, first book your room at quality inn mountain view ca, then head over … Continue reading Best Shopping in around Mountain View
With fall in full swing, it only means that winter is right around the corner. As the temperature continues to drop, there are some fun and exciting winter activities to take part in. One of the these fun activities is of course ice skating. One of the best ways to enjoy the winter season is … Continue reading Holiday Ice Skating at Santa Clara Central Park
Most people might not know a lot about Silicon Valley except that it is where many technology companies are at and that it is the location that HBO’s show, Silicon Valley is based on. Since Silicon Valley plays such a large role in Northern California, here are some interesting facts about this infamous location. The … Continue reading Interesting Facts About The Silicon Valley
With September nearly over, it is time for October, which of course means cool weather and eventually, Halloween! For many, Halloween is a favorite holiday that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Here are some fun Halloween events that will be taking place in Mountain View. Leading up to Halloween, there will be an … Continue reading Halloween Events In Mountain View
The Shoreline Amphitheatre is one of the most visited venues in San Francisco. As an outdoor venue, it is a popular place to attend, especially during the warmer months. This summer, if you love music, come and check out what shows are in store for you at the Shoreline Amphitheatre! Do you love country music? … Continue reading Upcoming Shoreline Amphitheatre Concerts
Mountain View is an excellent place to head out to the ocean and engage in some fun water activities. There’s not much that’s better than going out on a hot day and feeling the cool ocean breeze on your skin. If you are looking for something fun to do, here are some summer activities in Mountain … Continue reading Outdoor Water Activities To Do This Summer In Mountain View
If you are going to be heading out on a family road trip this summer, you might want to have some tips to make it a smooth journey. While family road trips can be fun, you can do some things to help avoid any problems along the way. Here’s a few quick tips on how … Continue reading Quick Tips To Surviving A Family Road Trip This Summer