Things to do in Santa Clara

Santa Clara is the center of Silicon Valley

Santa Clara is located in California, USA, and is the home of several tech giants and thousands of startups. The city also houses some of the best professional sports teams in the United States. When you go to Santa Clara on a holiday, you can check out a range of museums and watch numerous sports matches and events in the city.


Things to do in Santa Clara



The museums in the city cover a range of topics, from history to arts to technology. Some of the most notable museums are the Intel Museum, Triton Museum of Art, and Harris-Lass Historic Museum.



The Levi’s Stadium is one of the newest tourist attractions in the city. It is a football stadium that can seat 68,500 people and will host major sporting events like the Super Bowl, WrestleMania, and FIFA World Cup.

There are also a couple more stadiums in Santa Clara, plus an assortment of sports facilities that cater to activities like basketball, soccer, and baseball. If you want to play golf or tennis, you can head to the Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club.


When to go to Santa Clara

Santa Clara features an ideal weather year round, with its warm, sunny, and dry summers followed by mild, temperate, and slightly rainy winters. During the warmest month of July, average temperatures range from 12-28°C (53-82°F). In the coldest month of January, daily temperatures average between 3-14°C (38-58°F).


Summer in Santa Clara

Summer is the peak travel season in Santa Clara. At this time of the year there’s tons of fun things to do in Santa Clara and various cultural attractions are held in the city. It is also the best time to go biking and sightseeing around the city.


Winters in Santa Clara

If you prefer a quieter and more relaxed time to spend your holiday in Santa Clara, you can visit during the winter season. However, you should check the city’s weather forecast beforehand to make sure that your trip will not be dampened by rain.

Santa Clara Facts

Population116 468
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportNorman Y Mineta San Jose Intl, United States (SJC)

Santa Clara average temperatures

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Golf in Santa Clara

You will find the great 18 hole course of Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club in the heart of tech paradise Silicon Valley. As the name of the club alludes to, they also have other facilities than golf, for example driving ranges, tennis and restaurants, all accessible by the public. A little bit further from Santa Clara, but still within 10 kilometers, you will find San Jose Municipal Golf Course and Sunnyvale Golf Course, both featuring great 18 hole courses.

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Santa Clara Marathon

As a qualifier for the Boston Marathon, the Santa Clarita Marathon will put you and your mentality up for a test. Can you handle the challenge? The course consists out of paved city trails and roadways. Apart from the full marathon there is also a half-marathon, a 5K run, Mayor’s Walk and a Kid K run making it the perfect family event!

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