The seasonal, picturesque Blackberry Farm in Cupertino [link to Cupertino page] features a cafe, two swimming pools, a waterslide, horseshoe courts, sand volleyball courts, bocce ball courts and picnic sites with barbecues for groups of up to 400 people. The park is centrally located within the Stevens Creek Corridor, adjacent to McClellan Ranch Preserve, and is home to the nine-hole, par 29 Blackberry Farm Golf Course.
The San Mateo County History Museum
This famous Redwood City [link to Redwood City page] museum tells the story of local history via interesting and fun exhibits. Housed inside the former San Mateo County Courthouse built in 1910, the museum showcases the rich history of San Mateo County and the surrounding area. Featuring interactive experiences, the History Museum's exhibits allow visitors to explore the county’s colorful history.
The Tech Bubble: San Jose
Known as "the capital of Silicon Valley," the large concentration of high-technology social media, engineering, computer, and microprocessor companies around San Jose [link to San Jose page] has led to a thriving economy, with many companies boasting 1,000 employees or more. In 2014, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara metro area was ranked as the happiest place to work in the USA, citing high salaries and opportunities for growth, in addition to companies providing "fun and innovative work environments.”
Santa Clara’s [link to Santa Clara city page] Levi's® Stadium is the home of the San Francisco 49ers and is highly accessible thanks to the VTA Light Rail station, located just west of the stadium. The $1.2 billion venue has 1.85 million square feet, seats approximately 68,500 and features 165 luxury suites and 8,500 club seats. The stadium also hosts concerts, and is home to Bourbon Steak Restaurant, and a 20,000 square foot 49ers Museum.
The sense of community is alive and well in Sunnyvale [link to Sunnyvale city page] as each summer, the city hosts the Summer Series Music + Market featuring live performances, while the downtown hub also transforms into a foodie paradise. Sunnyvale is also home to the annual Art and Wine Festival and the Magic of Sunnyvale Wine Stroll, while the Farmer's Market is held year-round on Saturdays, featuring local produce, fresh flowers and baked goods.