Silicon Valley Activities
Cinequest Film Festival
Held annually in late February/early March, Cinequest is a noteworthy film festival well worth your time and a great way for film lovers to spend a weekend or two.
Clos LaChance Winery
A review of Clos LaChance Winery in San Martin, California, from a tourist perspective
A visitor's guide to California's newest theme park. This place is great for families with younger children!
A guide to visiting the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in San Jose, includes how to get there, what to see, how long it takes
Mountain Winery Concerts
Read about Mountain Winery Concerts, when they're held, why you should go (or not), what they're like and how to get there.
Pinnacles National Park
South of San Jose, spire-like rock formations, caves and good hiking.
Salinas, California Weekend Getaway
Use this all-in-one guide to plan a Salinas weekend getaway in a jiffy. Includes things to do, where to stay and when to go.
Salinas: California Rodeo
It's one of the top rodeo events in the U.S., held annually in July.
San Jose Jazz Festival
Read about the San Jose Jazz Festival's Summer Fest, get some tips for how to choose your events and how to get there.
San Jose Mission
Mission San Jose - history, historical and current photographs, resources for Mission San Jose
San Juan Bautista: Worth a Stop
Read about how to spend a day in San Juan Bautista, California - things to do, where to eat and must-see attractions
Santa Clara Mission
California's eighth mission.
Shoreline Amphitheater Summer Concerts
Read about Shoreline Amphitheater Summer Concerts, when they're held, why you should go (or not), what it's like and how to get there.
Spa at CordeValle Resort
Read a professional travel writer's review of the Spa at CordeValle Resort in San Martin, California to find out if it's the right place for you
Winchester Mystery House
This rambling house was once the home of Sarah Winchester, eccentric heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune. Guided by the spirits, Winchester built her house non-stop from the time she arrived until the day she died.