Santa Clara is ideally situated in Santa Clara County, otherwise known as Silicon Valley. Santa Clara visitors and residents have easy access to all the activities and events of the San Francisco Bay Area. In the Bay Area visitors can enjoy restaurants, shopping, museums, art galleries, and a whole lot more.
Santa Clara is home to Santa Clara University. Located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University offers a rigorous undergraduate curriculum in the arts and sciences, business, and engineering.
Residents of Santa Clara also enjoy many annual events such as the Santa Clara Food and Wine Festival
Santa Clara is located in Santa Clara County just south of San Francisco between Palo Alto and Santa Cruz along Highway 35 near the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay.
Santa Clara is part of the San Jose, California metro area.