Fun For Everyone In Santa ClaraJanuary 23, 2019
Santa Clara, California is located near San Jose and 40 miles from San Francisco. It’s home to many high-tech companies and the movers and shakers of the Silicon Valley. You don’t have to be a tech whiz to appreciate Santa Clara. Here are some businesses and attractions you must experience the next time you visit this city.
Straits is a culinary melting pot serving cuisine with aromatic flavors of India, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia. The dishes are inspired by the tastes and ingredients of these regions and are executed flawlessly by chef Chris Yeo. Straits has a chic and stylish atmosphere making for an exotic and sexy dining experience. Local favorites include the Straits Spare Ribs, Seafood Green Curry, and the Spicy Street Noodles.
California’s Great America
California’s Great America is one of the best family attractions in the Bay Area. You can spend all day riding roller coasters, seeing concerts and live shows, a fireworks display, splashing around in the water park, and dining on amusement park food favorites. New attractions are added every year, and the scary Halloween Haunt even is something to look forward to every October. California’s Great America is sure to give you the adrenaline rush you’re seeking.
Home to the San Francisco 49er’s since 2014, Levi’s Stadium is approximately 40 miles south of San Francisco. It’s known as the premier entertainment and sports arena in the world. True to the reputation of Silicon Valley, it’s the most high-tech stadium nationwide. Sports Business Journal recognized Levi’s Stadium as Sports Facility of the Year. The stadium consists of 1.85 million square feet and seats almost 70,000 fans, with 8,500 club seats and 165 luxury suites. Guests can view a live display that features water and air monitors, energy measurements, and other green features. Visit the museum located inside the stadium where you’ll be fascinated by the 11 gallery spaces in the 20,000 square foot facility. The museum showcases the 49er’s past, present, and future and is committed to engaging fans of all ages.
Santana Row is a luxurious outdoor mall that’s a mix between a European village and California’s laid-back stylishness. You can spend all day walking through every nook-and-cranny and then relax with a cocktail under shady oaks. You’re surrounded by large sculptures, five-star quality restaurants, antique fountains, and live entertainment. Santana Row features over 50 shops, a CineArts movie theatre, 30 restaurants, and the boutique Hotel Valencia. Silicon Valley’s elite comes here to custom-design their own luxury all-electric car at the Tesla store. In Santana Row, you can shop at some favorite retail stores including H&M, Kate Spade, Anthropologie, Boutique Harajuku, Sephora, Gucci, Tommy Bahama, and Lululemon Athletics to name a few.
Find A Great Hotel
There are many hotels in Santa Clara, but nothing tops The Hyatt House Santa Clara. It’s a modern suite hotel where theme parks and world-famous sports stadiums are a shuttle ride away. It’s connected to the Santa Clara Convention Center and minutes away from Silicon Valley’s best including the Intel Museum and California’s Great America amusement park. This upscale hotel features contemporary rooms and executive suites with oversized workstations, some with separate living and dining areas. Guests love the comfortable beds, minibar, TVs, kitchenettes, and accessible shopping and restaurants nearby. The Hyatt House includes a 24-hour gym, a hot tub, and outdoor pool.