Go Sightseeing in the Famous Silicon Valley
Situated at the intersection of Highway 237 and Lawrence Expressway, the Country Inn & Suites offers easy access to all the best attractions in Sunnyvale, CA. After a free shuttle ride from the SJC airport, take a soothing stroll through the state-protected wetlands of Baylands Park, located within walking distance of the hotel. Sports fans appreciate our proximity to Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club, Levi’s®
Stadium and the Twin Creeks Sports Complex, less than half a mile away. Looking for a thrill? Ride the roller coasters at California’s Great America. For even more fun things to do, hop aboard the Baby Bullet at the Sunnyvale Caltrain Station for a scenic, hour-long trip to the City of San Francisco.
- California's Great America (1 mile)
Strap on your walking shoes and get ready for a full day of family fun at this 100-acre amusement park. Attractions include a water park with a 150,000-gallon heated lagoon, lots of live shows and a suspended jet roller coaster that can achieve up to 50 miles per hour.
Phone: +1 (408) 988-1776
- City of San Francisco (40 miles)
Head to the famous Fog City for an unforgettable day trip. Drive up U.S. Route 101 to see the Golden Gate Bridge and more than 1,000 species of animals at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. Prefer to use public transportation? For only a few dollars, you can hop aboard the Baby Bullet at the Sunnyvale Caltrain Station and make it to SF in the same amount of time.
Museums and Tours
- NASA Ames Research Center (1 mile)
As one of NASA’s 10 field facilities, Ames Research Center gives visitors a glimpse at the latest findings of the U.S. civilian space program.
Phone: +1 (650) 604-6497
- The Tech Museum of Innovation (9.8 miles)
Situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, a region known for innovation, The Tech Museum engages guests from age five to 95 with interactive exhibits and programs. For a more immersive experience, watch a documentary in the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater.
Phone: (408) 294-8324
- Winchester Mystery House (10 miles)
Take a haunted tour of this historic house, a Victorian mansion that was once home to the widow of Oliver Winchester, the inventor of the Winchester rifle. “Beautiful but bizarre,” this building features doors that open to brick walls, stairs that lead nowhere and other architectural oddities.
Phone: (408) 247-2101
- Santana Row (12 miles)
Situated on the west side of San Jose, Santana Row is an upscale shopping district that mixes cutting-edge cuisine and brands such as Bonobos, Gucci and Vera Bradley.
Phone: +1 (408) 551-4611
- Sunnyvale Downtown (4.4 miles)
Stroll around Sunnyvale’s revitalized downtown district to browse the bargains at the local shops. This area is also a foodie haven, featuring Afghan, Chinese, German, Indian, Korean and other types of cuisine.
- Sunnyvale Farmers' Market (4 miles)
If you’re in town on a Saturday, you can stop by the local farmers’ market to pick up fresh produce. Sometimes the market is closed to accommodate a street festival, so check the online calendar for more information.
Phone: +1 (510) 745-7100
Sports and Outdoors
- Baylands Park (adjacent to hotel)
Stay active by walking or hiking the trails at Baylands Park, which features more than 70 acres of state-protected wetlands full of native grasses, open meadows and local wildlife.
- Monopoly in the Park (9 miles)
Everybody’s favorite board game comes to life at Monopoly in the Park, a 930-square-foot area where you can carry larger-than-life replicas of the original game pieces as you walk the board. Use the online form to rent the proper equipment.
- Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club (2.4 miles)
Grab your clubs and head to this 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course and tennis club. Tee off at the covered driving range, work on your shot in the putting practice area, or swing a racquet on one of seven lighted tennis courts.
Phone: +1 (408) 980-9515
- Twin Creeks Sports Complex (0.4 miles)
Play ball at Twin Creeks Sports Complex, featuring softball and baseball fields, batting cages, soccer fields, a video arcade, a playground and a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse.
Phone: +1 (408) 734-0888
- El Camino Hospital (6 miles)
- Lockheed Martin (2.7 miles)
- Marvell (0.8 miles)
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) (6 miles)
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (30 miles)
Nearby Corporate Headquarters
- Google (6 miles)
- Juniper Networks (1.9 miles)
- NetApp (0.9 miles)
- Yahoo (1.9 miles)