Visiting The Bay Area

Once a focus of Spanish missions and Gold Rush prospectors, the Bay Area is best known now for its high-tech industry (Silicon Valley). The Bay Area is also home to some of the world’s finest wine country and one of California’s most ecologically important habitats, known for its stands of coastal redwoods. The region is additionally known for the complexity of its landforms. The climate is temperate making it conducive to outdoor recreational and athletic activities such as hiking, running, and cycling. The Bay Area is also host to six professional sports teams and is a cultural center for music, theater, and the arts. It is also host to higher education  institutions, including Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley.

There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy in The Bay Area

Santa Cruz

Visit Santa Cruz

The Beach Boardwalk’s vintage rides include the 1911 Looff Carousel and the Giant Dipper roller coaster.

Downtown, Pacific Avenue has vintage clothing stores, cafes and galleries.

 

Iconic Surfing

Steamer Lane is one of the most iconic surf spots in California. The renowned cold water reef/point break is located on West Cliff Drive.

The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum,  at the base of the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse, has a privileged view of the legendary Northern California wave.

Monterey Aquarium

Visit Monterey & it’s Amazing Aquarium,

rent a kayak or

take a whale watching tour.

Levi’s Stadium

 Visit Levi’s Stadium home to the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers & their interactive museum.

Wine Country

Wine Country

Napa & Sonoma are known  worldwide as a premier wine-growing regions. Famed for their wineries, Michelin star restaurants, boutique hotels, luxury resorts, historic architecture, and culture.

 

Computer History Museum 

Explore the evolution of our technological world.

Discover stories and insights that illuminate the people and innovations that have transformed our world.

Stanford Campus

Travel down the Iconic Palm drive to the beautiful Stanford University campus.
Stanford is one of the most research-oriented universities in the world. Stanford’s current community of scholars includes 19 Nobel Prize laureates and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners.
In addition, Stanford is the alma mater of 30 living billionaires and 17 current astronauts.

Intel Museum

The Intel Museum located at Intel’s headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

It has exhibits of Intel’s products and history as well as semiconductor technology in general.