Home to the San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer team, Santa Clara is the center of Silicon Valley. Founded in part by Spanish settlers, it is the sight of eight of California’s twenty-one missions. It host Santa Clara University, California’s oldest higher learning institute, and is a source of computer, semiconductor and technology innovations.
Santa Clara is a multi-cultural self-declared ‘All American City,’ who strives to hold onto the human touch. It encourages its residence to have a voice in all areas of development and concerns. The city has a self-guided walking tour that includes stops at its missions, depot, homes and structures that all played important roles in the regions history. People from all over the area indulge in the wondrous adventures at Santa Clara’s very own Great America theme park. Excitement is at your fingertips in a city that has it all.