The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is within minimal driving distance of the San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland International Airports. For specific driving directions and information regarding shuttle service to the conference headquarters hotel from Bay Area airports, please refer to the Hotel/Travel page.
Adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, the Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club offers 18 holes of championship golf on a professionally-designed course by Robert Muir Graves. This upscale golf and tennis club offers more than meets the eye; additional facilites include seven lighted tennis courts, a 35-station lighted golf practice range, putting greens, and a golf pro shop. After a challenging game of golf, relax with a drink in David's Restaurant.
Whether you left your power cord at home, or you simply want to window shop the cool aqua displays of Apple merchandise, you will want to visit the Apple Store. The Apple Store is conveniently located at the Valley Fair shopping center in Santa Clara.
Monday through Friday: 10:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Phone: (408) 551-2150
Visit the mothership! Although Apple doesn't offer tours of its headquarters, they do have a gift shop on-site, where you can purchase all kinds of Apple gear—but more importantly, the shop sells exclusive shirts—only available at Apple HQ—to show off to all your friends, including ones imprinted with the slogan "I visited the mothership."
California's Great America theme park is fun for the entire family. Located within walking distance of the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, you can turn a lazy afternoon into a thrill-seeking adventure. Bring the kids to meet Eliza and Donnie, two new characters from Nickelodeon's "The Wild Thornberrys." For the adults seeking a new rollercoaster experience, take a ride on the "Stealth"—no floors, no walls, no ceilings ... a breaktaking experience. Open weekends.
At the Intel Museum in Santa Clara, you can experience first-hand the evolution and power of the computer chip. Walk through a self-guided tour and view exhibits such as "Memory Technology," "How Microprocessors Work," "How Chips are Made," and the "History of the Microprocessor." For information on hours and to view an online interactive tour of the museum, visit the Intel Museum online.
Technology from Silicon Valley and beyond comes alive in this unique museum featuring interactive exhibits for all ages. The Tech is a place about real technology...changing the way people work and play, create, harness and share information, how we innovate, and how we do things differently. Featuring over 250 interactive exhibits, the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater, a cafe and gift store packed with "only in Silicon Valley" items. For more information, contact The Tech at (408) 294-TECH (8324) or visit thetech.org
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, architecturally inspired by the Temple of Amon
at Karnak, houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in the
western United States—including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's
early Islamic era.
The San Jose Museum of Art presents a full range of exhibitions with a focus on
works created during the 20th Century, including painting, sculpture, installations,
photography, works on paper, and video. Museum Store, Cafe, and group event facilities.
Public tours daily, group tours by appointment.
Children's Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum featuring over 150 interactive
exhibits. Children of all ages are invited to test, prod, taste, crank and tinker
in their striking purple building in Discovery Meadow.
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