Things to do in Silicon Valley and the Peninsula

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    Santana Row

    Santana Row

    Ranked #1 overall in San Jose things to do
    143 reviews
    Popular withFoodiesLuxuryFamilies

    Nice area to walk around if you're into high-end shopping. Even if you're not (like me), it's a good time-killer with a fair amount of cool places to eat.

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    California's Great America

    California's Great America

    Ranked #1 overall in Santa Clara things to do
    116 reviews
    Outdoors, Children's Activities, Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Great America is one of the wildest theme parks near San Francisco. The verity of scary rides and the new water park is crazy. Overall enjoy the attractions here but ...

  • 3
    Shoreline Amphitheatre

    Shoreline Amphitheatre

    Ranked #1 overall in Mountain View things to do
    80 reviews
    Performing Arts, Outdoors, Music Venue, Auditorium
    Popular withNightlifeOutdoorsyAdventure

    Concerts, festivals, events of any type you name it! Enjoyed Beyond Wonderland their last weekend, WOW!!

  • 4
    Winchester Mystery House

    Winchester Mystery House

    Ranked #2 overall in San Jose things to do
    75 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Not sure if this is worth the price of the admission

  • 5
    Levi's Stadium

    Levi's Stadium

    Ranked #2 overall in Santa Clara things to do
    54 reviews
    Sports, Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Multipurpose facility with 68,000+ seats that serves primarily as home of the San Francisco 49ers.

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    Stanford Shopping Center

    Stanford Shopping Center

    Ranked #1 overall in Palo Alto things to do
    59 reviews
    Shopping, Shopping Centre
    Popular withLuxuryFamiliesHipsters

    Really beautiful outdoor mall with a variety of mid end to luxury stores. This is the local mall to grab clothing, food and even groceries. The mall is currently under ...

  • 7
    Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

    Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

    Ranked #3 overall in San Jose things to do
    52 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Entertainment, Children's Museum, Zoo or Aquarium, Playground, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    It was sort of difficult to find the entrance from the parking lot. It's like a hidden petting zoo for kids. I enjoyed walking on the bridge and looking at ...

  • 8
    San Pedro Square Market

    San Pedro Square Market

    Ranked #4 overall in San Jose things to do
    50 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Farmers Market, Plaza
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeFamilies

    Great indoor market with lots of different local street food restaurants . Cool vibe

  • 9
    Stanford Dish Trail

    Stanford Dish Trail

    Ranked #2 overall in Palo Alto things to do
    48 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Hiking Trail
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    This place is fantastic to go for a run. It's a loop of about 3 miles of ups and downs with some nice views of Silicon Valley.

  • 10
    Computer History Museum

    Computer History Museum

    Ranked #2 overall in Mountain View things to do
    47 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryStudentsFamilies

    If you are a techie or a history buff or you remember the TRS-80, this is the place for you.

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