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Things to Do in Mountain View: From Urban Parks to Roller Coasters 

Named for its unrivaled views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View is a vibrant city in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Located only a few miles from Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, and Santa Clara, this technology-rich city offers a dynamic culture with a myriad of fun things to do from green urban parks and college campuses to a star-studded performing arts center and modern convention center. 

See a concert under the stars at Shoreline Amphitheater, ride thriller coasters at California's Great America, and discover the cool art scene at the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival. If you're a techie, tour the Google HQ campus or the Computer History Museum. If shopping is more your thing, head to downtown Mountain View and discover eclectic boutiques, vintage shops, and award-winning restaurants, just minutes from Hotel Vue.
 
Stanford University at California

Stanford University

As one of the country's most elite private universities, Stanford features diverse academic programs, a beautiful campus and Cardinal athletics in Palo Alto.
Experience a concert under the stars at Shoreline Amphitheater, an incredible outdoor entertainment venue, featuring the hottest artists, bands, shows, festivals and special events in the Bay Area.

Shoreline Amphitheatre

Experience a concert under the stars at this incredible outdoor entertainment venue, showcasing the hottest artists, shows, festivals and special events in the Bay Area.
Santa Clara Convention Center at Santa Clara California

Santa Clara Convention Center

A cutting-edge meeting and event venue in Silicon Valley, attend a meeting, trade show, expo, or special event in this modern and well-equipped convention center.
Santa Clara California theme park

California's Great America

Spend the day chasing thrills at the Bay Area's ultimate theme park with raging coasters, rides, water slides, and fun attractions for the whole family.
Mountain View California Center For The Performing Arts

Mountain View Center for Performing Arts

Located in the heart of downtown, spend an evening enjoying the Bay Area's performing arts featuring powerful shows and live theater in an intimate setting.
Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum

Discover the largest collection of computer artifacts in the world at this tech-driven museum featuring hands-on exhibits of the evolution of the computer generation.
California's NASA Ames Research Center

NASA Ames Research Center

One of 10 NASA field centers, Ames plays a vital role in NASA's missions and aeronautics programs. Take a guided tour of the Moffett Museum, a former naval air station.
Mountain View Art - Wine Festival at Mountain View, California

Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

This annual event in downtown Mountain View is an energetic street party with over 600 artists, live music, crafts, and some of the best cuisine and wines of the Bay Area.
Mountain View California Shoreline Park

Shoreline Park

Nestled in the bayside landscape of Mountain View, enjoy this scenic park with a lake, a golf course, and trails for walking, biking, and bird watching.