Mountain View is located in Santa Clara County in California and is bordered by Palo Alto and the San Francisco Bay area. The historical city has plenty of sights to see and things to do, as well as Mexican influences which show in the wonderful buildings and culture of Mountain View.
In the present day, Mountain View is one of the major cities that makes up Silicon Valley and so has an array of people from around the world living there, plus many innovative features across the city. Elsehwere, there are plenty of parks and museums in Mountain View, along with incredible scenery, perfect for spending time outdoors with friends and family.
Because of Mountain View's tech industry, there are interesting museums to check out relating to Silicon Valley. The Computer History Museum is a fascinating place to learn how computers have developed over the years and how they have impacted the world -- there's even the chance to see what computers in the future may look like. Elsewhere, the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum is great to discover more about aircrafts and their design, and is a favorite for families in Mountain View.
To explore the great outdoors, Shoreline Lake Boathouse boasts scenic views of the lake and offers boat rides across the water. There are also plenty of trails for outdoor-lovers to tackle, packed with wildlife and picturesque nature. If you like hiking and biking, Stevens Creek Trail and the Bay Trail are popular among locals and have postcard-worthy surroundings. For something a little less strenuous, Mountain View has many golfing facilities, many of which have incredible mountain backdrops.
After a long day exploring, the downtown area has a wide range of restaurants with cuisines from around the world, plus cafes and ice cream shops for a quick snack in the sun. There's additionally great shopping here, as well as galleries located in the historical section of downtown.
The best areas to stay are in the downtown districts where visitors can access parks, stores and cafes in only a few minutes. There are lots of vacation rental properties in Mountain View, so if you want a gorgeous park view small apartment for you and your loved one, or a huge vacation rental with lots of bedrooms and bathrooms for your large group, you will find it here. There's a large selection of properties for families as well, with full kitchens and multiple bedrooms.
The best time visit Mountain View is late September when the weather is gorgeous, the air is warm and the leaves begin turning red and orange. The average temperature from June until October is around 75 degrees, while the rest of the year averages 60 degrees. There is a lot of rainfall from December until February which also brings wind, however, Mountain View is a fantastic to visit all year around.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mountain View.
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