The Mission City Attracts Senior Visitors

imagesSanta Clara, officially the City of Santa Clara, California, is named after the Spanish mission that was established there in 1777. Senior travelers will find Santa Clara just north of San Jose.

This culturally and economically diverse city, whose population runs right at 120,000, is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech firms. Santa Clara is also home to Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California.

The SF 49ers call Santa Clara home. Close by, San Jose, Sunnyvale and Cupertino, along with Santa Clara are home to many technical firms… with 40,000 engineers. History abounds in and around the city. Santa Clara won an All-American City award back in 2001 from the National Civic Association.


Senior visitors can “stroll into the past” and follow the 28 historic plaques that trace the city’s past. “The Mission City,” as The City of Santa Clara is known, was founded in 1852.

You will discover a plethora of things to do in and around the city that includes the Mission Santa Clara de Asis and Our Lady of Peace Church.

You will discover that events are ongoing all year long and that visitors of all ages are invited to  experiences the many “Must See and Do” activities.

 Sunshine And Great Events  Welcome Seniors

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With 19.3 square miles of tree-lined neighborhoods, thriving commercial and industrial centers, and 300 days of sunshine each year, it is an ideal location for individuals, families, and businesses as well as visitors.

Senior visitors, plan to visit the 49ers Museum Presented by Sony, Levi’s Stadium, California’s Great America theme park, Intel Museum, or attend one of the city’s great events like the annual Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival.

Leading businesses are headquartered in Santa Clara;  championship golf courses and world-class shopping are available;  and for you oenophiles, several award-winning wineries. The county of Santa Clara and the San Francisco Bay area overflow with visitor attractions. So drop by and enjoy the many amenities the city has to offer senior visitors. -jeb

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