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
    8.7152 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFoodiesLuxuryFamilies

    Contemporary chain with customizable gourmet burgers, including vegetarian, plus beer & wine.

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    California's Great America

    California's Great America

    Ranked #1 overall in Santa Clara things to do
    8.3119 reviews
    Outdoors, Children's Activities, Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    This place is OK. A lot of the rides are older and have only been refurbished and tooled to suit a new theme/branding. There's a small water park on site ...

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    Shoreline Amphitheatre

    Shoreline Amphitheatre

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

    Fun venue on Mountain View surrounded by google complexes. Giant bowl shaped lawn area and seating area closer to the stage. Bring blankets it get chilly at night!

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    Winchester Mystery House

    Winchester Mystery House

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

    I am a huge fan of history and the bizarre. This place definitely has both. I have been on two tours of this house and learn something every time I ...

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    Stanford Shopping Center

    Stanford Shopping Center

    Ranked #1 overall in Palo Alto things to do
    8.563 reviews
    Shopping, Mall, Shopping Center
    Popular withLuxuryFamiliesTrendsters

    This mall was great when I was here last time, but now it has even more stores! A great feel to it and clean! Great range of stores and a ...

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    Levi's Stadium

    Levi's Stadium

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

    It's nice but doesn't scream "sports stadium." Food is pricey, even for a stadium, but you can bring in bottled sodas and food bites in a large ziplock, ladies leave ...

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    Stanford Dish Trail

    Stanford Dish Trail

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

    We have a lot of hiking trails with nice California weather. The Stanford disk is a local favorite atop the Stanford linear accelerator.

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    Computer History Museum

    Computer History Museum

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

    If there’s one museum that belongs in Silicon Valley, it’s a computer history museum. The history spans 2,000 years. The exhibits are interesting. The accompanying text is dense, though. Don’t ...

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    San Pedro Square Market

    San Pedro Square Market

    Ranked #3 overall in San Jose things to do
    8.752 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Plaza, Market
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeFamilies

    This Market has been a great addition to DTSJ. Delicious food, great nightlife and I love the outdoor patio area

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    SAP Center

    SAP Center

    Ranked #4 overall in San Jose things to do
    8.450 reviews
    Performing Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Stadium, Hockey Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureNightlife

    2015 Disney's Princess on Ice SAP Center, San Jose, California with Hubby and Zoey

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