Interested in Santa Clara apartments? As a serious technology hub with a breezy California feel, Santa Clara appeals to those looking for that perfect balance between work and play.
If adventure calls you to venture outside your Santa Clara apartments, you must be hearing the voice of Great America, a theme park with a complete water park inside. In addition to its nationally renowned roller coaster rides, Great America boasts the most children's rides and water rides in Northern California.
At Great America, you'll probably run into a host of Santa Clara University students looking for a break, as the university is a few miles southeast of the theme park. Santa Clara University, California's oldest operating higher education institution, is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university that offers its 8,000 students the pursuit of degrees in arts, sciences, business and engineering. Search for apartments in downtown or east Santa Clara to be close to campus.
If you're out of school and are looking for apartments in Santa Clara, you're probably employed with one of the area's multiple high-tech industries. Located in the middle of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is home to the Intel Corporation, Applied Materials, Sun Microsystems, NVIDIA and Agilent Technologies. All are located on the north side of Santa Clara except for Agilent, which is on the south side.
Right around the corner from the Intel Corporation is the Intel Museum, which features more than 30 interactive exhibits, education programs, tours and family activities. Here, explore what it's like inside a silicon chip fabrication facility, learn about Intel's first microprocessor, write your name in binary code and create a digital postcard to share with family and friends.
For more traditional fun outside your Santa Clara apartment, visit the Winchester Mystery House, the architectural brainchild of a wealthy south Santa Clara widow. This 160-room house took 38 years to build and cost $5,500,000 in 1932. It has stairs that lead up to the ceiling, 950 doors, 6 kitchens and two basements. Only two miles northwest from the house, visit the locally revered Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival. This two-day festival in September features international foods, fine wines, microbrewed beer, live entertainment on three stages and a Kids Kingdom.
Whether you're moving to Santa Clara for work, school or just for the interesting sites in the area, let ApartmentGuide.com help you narrow your search for Santa Clara apartments.