If you are looking for entertainment and fun activities while you are in Santa Clara, you will have no trouble at all finding many things to fit your tastes for the day. From art museums to historical tech exhibits and outdoor activities for both kids and their parents, Santa Clara has some of the best activities and attractions in Northern California that will entertained and delight you.
Mission Santa Clara de Asis – If you are in Santa Clara, one place to visit is the Mission that was the origins of modern day Santa Clara. Mission Santa Clara de Asis is on the campus of Santa Clara University and immaculately maintained and a serene and beautiful place to visit. It is one of the most painstakingly cared for and restored of all of California’s Missions. A tour of the facilities will give you a glimpse of the history of the area and of a time long gone by.
California’s Great America – One of the most visited attractions in Silicon Valley and Santa Clara County, California’s Great America has been the place in the San Francisco Bay Area to go for thrill seekers for decades. It's a full scale amusement park with a wide variety of rides and attractions to fit everything from daring thrill seekers to small children, Great America is open throughout most of the year and has many seasonal events and specials.
Triton Museum of Art – Sometimes known as Santa Clara’s favorite museum, the Triton houses an eclectic collection of 19th and 20th century art from Europe and the Pacific Rim regions. It also features art from well known San Francisco Bay Area artists and host a full schedule of community programs and educational events.
Intel Museum – Computer manufacturing giant Intel created this technology museum -- a rare undertaking in the corporate world -- for the public. When you visit you will see the educational exhibits and relics from the beginnings of the computer industry, photographs of employees and laboratories, and get an in-depth look at the evolution of computers.