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
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
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
Silicon Valley is of course home to a number of different tech industries, one of the biggest in the area, however, is Googleplex, the corporate headquarters complex of Google, Inc. The grounds of the Googleplex are wide and vast covering acres worth of space. While most of the area is off-limits to the public, there … Continue reading Visit Googleplex in Mountain View, California
Google I/O is once again around the corner and this year, it will be back at the Shoreline Amphitheater. The Google I/O is an annual conference for developers that is held by Google. During the conference, there are showcases and in depth sessions that are focuses on building web, enterprise and mobile applications with Google … Continue reading Shoreline Amphitheater Google I/O 2017
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
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