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Description
Santa Clara was once an agricultural community renowned for its orchards. Today the Intel Corporation is among the high-tech giants headquartered in the city. In 2014 the Silicon Valley powerhouse welcomed the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, who play at Levi's Stadium.
Located at 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way and Tasman Avenue and accessible via US 101, I-880, the Lawrence Expressway and the San Tomas Expressway, the venue—appropriately—is state of the art when it comes to technological innovation, featuring a green roof, stadium-wide Wi-Fi capability and huge HD video screens. On game days, Caltrain provides service from San Francisco that connects with Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light-rail trains and buses. For schedules and fares check the Caltrain or VTA websites or phone VTA at (408) 321-2300. For 49ers ticket information phone (415) 464-9377.
Guided and self-guiding campus tours are available at Santa Clara University, founded in 1851. From US 101, take the De La Cruz Boulevard/Santa Clara exit to El Camino Real and follow signs to the university. Visitors are welcome at the free Music at Noon series, which takes place every Wednesday during the academic year at the Music Recital Hall and frequently features high-profile Bay Area performers. Pick up a campus map at the Admission & Enrollment Services Building (#406); for additional campus information phone (408) 554-4000.
Visitor Info
Santa Clara Convention and Visitors Bureau 1850 Warburton Ave. SANTA CLARA, CA 95050. Phone:(408)244-9660
Shopping
Westfield Valley Fair, off I-880 at Stevens Creek Boulevard, features Macy's, Nordstrom and more than 250 upscale specialty stores.
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