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Explore everything Silicon Valley has to offer

While our intimate ambiance and personal service sets The County Inn apart as a relaxing alternative to the larger, chain-style hotels, our convenient location in Mountain View also makes us the perfect choice for experiencing the full range of Silicon Valley attractions - from popular shopping, dining and entertainment to enthralling family adventures and San Francisco Bay Area recreation.

To help you explore everything the area has to offer, our staff has compiled the following list of attractions. For assistance with arranging tours and restaurant reservations, or for more recommendations on what to see and do during your visit, please contact our friendly front desk staff.

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  • The Intel Museum Distance:10-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

    Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

  • Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Distance:15-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Kids of all ages will love entering the Purple Museum to learn, explore and experience. View an art exhibition created by children and local youth artists, conduct scientific tests, climb a musical playground, visit the working garden, discover mammoths and so much more. More Info

    Kids of all ages will love entering the Purple Museum to learn, explore and experience. View an art exhibition created by children and local youth artists, conduct scientific tests, climb a musical playground, visit the working garden, discover mammoths and so much more. More Info

  • The Tech Museum Distance:14-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose was created to inspire the inventor in all of us. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy the hands-on technology exhibits and an ever-changing collection of museum experiences designed to excite and enlighten. More info

    The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose was created to inspire the inventor in all of us. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy the hands-on technology exhibits and an ever-changing collection of museum experiences designed to excite and enlighten. More info

  • Stanford Shopping Center Distance:18-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    One of the few open-air shopping centers in the nation, Stanford Shopping Center is home to more than 140 stores, a dozen restaurants and five major department stores. A wide variety of fine restaurants and shops await you in a pleasant and relaxing setting.

    One of the few open-air shopping centers in the nation, Stanford Shopping Center is home to more than 140 stores, a dozen restaurants and five major department stores. A wide variety of fine restaurants and shops await you in a pleasant and relaxing setting.

  • Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center Distance:21-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center is the most diverse shopping center in Silicon Valley, showcasing an exciting collection of 170 shops and restaurants including elegant boutiques and specialty shops unique to the area. You can also enjoy lunch or a snack in their gourmet food pavilion.

    Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center is the most diverse shopping center in Silicon Valley, showcasing an exciting collection of 170 shops and restaurants including elegant boutiques and specialty shops unique to the area. You can also enjoy lunch or a snack in their gourmet food pavilion.

  • The Great Mall of the Bay Area Distance:17-miniute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    The Great Mall of the Bay Area is Northern California's largest outlet mall featuring off-price and specialty stores with savings of 30% to 70% on name brands and designer labels. Enjoy full-service restaurants, a 700-seat international food court and two family entertainment attractions. More Info

    The Great Mall of the Bay Area is Northern California's largest outlet mall featuring off-price and specialty stores with savings of 30% to 70% on name brands and designer labels. Enjoy full-service restaurants, a 700-seat international food court and two family entertainment attractions. More Info

  • Town & Country Village Distance:15-minute drive

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    Offering more than 60 unique, upscale shops, spas, services and restaurants, Town & Country Village has been a local favorite for over 50 years. Find everything from fine dining to casual eateries set amid lush garden patios and fountains. More Info

    Offering more than 60 unique, upscale shops, spas, services and restaurants, Town & Country Village has been a local favorite for over 50 years. Find everything from fine dining to casual eateries set amid lush garden patios and fountains. More Info

  • Downtown San Jose Distance:15-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Downtown San Jose offers something for everyone in the family. Enjoy an unending assortment of local events and special attractions, from museums and parks to the San Jose State University campus and historical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. It’s well worth an afternoon or an entire day. More Info

    Downtown San Jose offers something for everyone in the family. Enjoy an unending assortment of local events and special attractions, from museums and parks to the San Jose State University campus and historical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. It’s well worth an afternoon or an entire day. More Info

  • The Winchester Mystery House Distance:18-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Tour the unfinished home of Sarah Winchester, an heiress who lived there for 38 years during its never-ending construction. The resulting architectural design blends Victorian beauty with bizarre maze-like features including doors that open onto walls and stairways that lead nowhere. More Info

    Tour the unfinished home of Sarah Winchester, an heiress who lived there for 38 years during its never-ending construction. The resulting architectural design blends Victorian beauty with bizarre maze-like features including doors that open onto walls and stairways that lead nowhere. More Info

  • San Francisco Distance:45-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Spend a day exploring this picturesque, bayside city. Whether you plan to visit tourist attractions such as Old Mission Dolores, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, the Japanese Tea Garden and the Botanical Gardens, or take in a show and enjoy an exotic array of ethnic dining, your time will be well spent. More Info

    Spend a day exploring this picturesque, bayside city. Whether you plan to visit tourist attractions such as Old Mission Dolores, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, the Japanese Tea Garden and the Botanical Gardens, or take in a show and enjoy an exotic array of ethnic dining, your time will be well spent. More Info

  • Santa Cruz Distance:45-minute drive

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    From sun-soaked beaches and surfing to hiking in a coastal redwood forest or cruising along scenic Highway 1, you’ll find an abundance of things to do in Santa Cruz. Discover a trendy restaurant or hip new boutique for a classic California vacation experience. More Info

    From sun-soaked beaches and surfing to hiking in a coastal redwood forest or cruising along scenic Highway 1, you’ll find an abundance of things to do in Santa Cruz. Discover a trendy restaurant or hip new boutique for a classic California vacation experience. More Info

  • Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center

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    This public tennis facility features 16 tennis courts, free parking and USPTA-certified tennis professionals. 

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    This public tennis facility features 16 tennis courts, free parking and USPTA-certified tennis professionals. 

    More info

  • Cuesta Tennis

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    With 12 beautifully maintained courts, the Cuesta Tennis Center welcomes reservations and walk-ins. 

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    With 12 beautifully maintained courts, the Cuesta Tennis Center welcomes reservations and walk-ins. 

    More info

  • Downtown Mountain View Distance:5-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Picturesque downtown Mountain View offers an ever-changing array of events and activities for all seasons. Browse eclectic shops and boutiques, enjoy a culturally diverse variety of dining options and find a broad selection of evening and nighttime entertainment.

    Picturesque downtown Mountain View offers an ever-changing array of events and activities for all seasons. Browse eclectic shops and boutiques, enjoy a culturally diverse variety of dining options and find a broad selection of evening and nighttime entertainment.

  • Mount Hamilton

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    For a great day of exercise and sightseeing nothing beats a day spent hiking on Mount Hamilton and the surrounding range. 

    For a great day of exercise and sightseeing nothing beats a day spent hiking on Mount Hamilton and the surrounding range. 

  • Lick Observatory

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Take the beautiful, winding 50-minute drive up Mount Hamilton and this working astronomical observatory will reward you with some of the best views of Silicon Valley. There’s no better picnic spot in the area. 

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    Take the beautiful, winding 50-minute drive up Mount Hamilton and this working astronomical observatory will reward you with some of the best views of Silicon Valley. There’s no better picnic spot in the area. 

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  • Shoreline Amphitheatre Distance:6-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    The hottest artists, including some of the country’s best-known symphonies and orchestras, regularly perform at the Shoreline Amphitheatre. From classical to contemporary, the high-definition sound system and wide screens bring the music and action right to your seat or to the lawn. More Info

    The hottest artists, including some of the country’s best-known symphonies and orchestras, regularly perform at the Shoreline Amphitheatre. From classical to contemporary, the high-definition sound system and wide screens bring the music and action right to your seat or to the lawn. More Info

  • California’s Great America Theme Park Distance:10-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

    Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

  • Joseph D. Grant County Park

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    See Silicon Valley spread below you as you enjoy the many trails in the Joseph D. Grant County Park

    See Silicon Valley spread below you as you enjoy the many trails in the Joseph D. Grant County Park

  • Vallco Fashion Park Distance:11-minute drive

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

    In this enclosed two-level regional mall, beautiful hardwood floors and lush landscaping add to your relaxing shopping experience. Featuring major department stores and over 110 specialty stores, Vallco Fashion Park is sure to have something for everyone. More Info

    In this enclosed two-level regional mall, beautiful hardwood floors and lush landscaping add to your relaxing shopping experience. Featuring major department stores and over 110 specialty stores, Vallco Fashion Park is sure to have something for everyone. More Info

  • the Sunnyvale Municipal Golf Course

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    Just a chip shot from The County Inn, you’ll can find several fine golf courses that are open to the public.  More info

    Just a chip shot from The County Inn, you’ll can find several fine golf courses that are open to the public.  More info

  • Pruneridge Golf Club

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    Get in a quick, convenient nine holes or hone your swing on the covered and lighted double deck driving range and short game areas.

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    Get in a quick, convenient nine holes or hone your swing on the covered and lighted double deck driving range and short game areas.

    More Info

  • Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club

    Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

    The par 72 championship course measures 6,704 yards and features a wide range of amenities, including newly renovated greenside bunkers, large practice facilities and certified PGA and LPGA Professionals for lessons. Seven lighted tennis courts are also available. 

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    The par 72 championship course measures 6,704 yards and features a wide range of amenities, including newly renovated greenside bunkers, large practice facilities and certified PGA and LPGA Professionals for lessons. Seven lighted tennis courts are also available. 

    More Info

Shoreline Amphitheatre

Distance: 6-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

The hottest artists, including some of the country’s best-known symphonies and orchestras, regularly perform at the Shoreline Amphitheatre. From classical to contemporary, the high-definition sound system and wide screens bring the music and action right to your seat or to the lawn. More Info

California’s Great America Theme Park

Distance: 10-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

The Intel Museum

Distance: 10-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Experience the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Discover how they are designed, produced and then used in countless everyday products. Explore 3.500 square feet of interactive exhibits created to educate and astonish children and adults. Guided and self-guided tours are available. More Info

Downtown Mountain View

Distance: 5-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Picturesque downtown Mountain View offers an ever-changing array of events and activities for all seasons. Browse eclectic shops and boutiques, enjoy a culturally diverse variety of dining options and find a broad selection of evening and nighttime entertainment.

Downtown San Jose

Distance: 15-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Downtown San Jose offers something for everyone in the family. Enjoy an unending assortment of local events and special attractions, from museums and parks to the San Jose State University campus and historical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. It’s well worth an afternoon or an entire day. More Info

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

Distance: 15-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Kids of all ages will love entering the Purple Museum to learn, explore and experience. View an art exhibition created by children and local youth artists, conduct scientific tests, climb a musical playground, visit the working garden, discover mammoths and so much more. More Info

The Winchester Mystery House

Distance: 18-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Tour the unfinished home of Sarah Winchester, an heiress who lived there for 38 years during its never-ending construction. The resulting architectural design blends Victorian beauty with bizarre maze-like features including doors that open onto walls and stairways that lead nowhere. More Info

San Francisco

Distance: 45-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Spend a day exploring this picturesque, bayside city. Whether you plan to visit tourist attractions such as Old Mission Dolores, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, the Japanese Tea Garden and the Botanical Gardens, or take in a show and enjoy an exotic array of ethnic dining, your time will be well spent. More Info

Santa Cruz

Distance: 45-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

From sun-soaked beaches and surfing to hiking in a coastal redwood forest or cruising along scenic Highway 1, you’ll find an abundance of things to do in Santa Cruz. Discover a trendy restaurant or hip new boutique for a classic California vacation experience. More Info

The Tech Museum

Distance: 14-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose was created to inspire the inventor in all of us. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy the hands-on technology exhibits and an ever-changing collection of museum experiences designed to excite and enlighten. More info

the Sunnyvale Municipal Golf Course

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Just a chip shot from The County Inn, you’ll can find several fine golf courses that are open to the public.  More info

Pruneridge Golf Club

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

Get in a quick, convenient nine holes or hone your swing on the covered and lighted double deck driving range and short game areas.

More Info

Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

The par 72 championship course measures 6,704 yards and features a wide range of amenities, including newly renovated greenside bunkers, large practice facilities and certified PGA and LPGA Professionals for lessons. Seven lighted tennis courts are also available. 

More Info

Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

This public tennis facility features 16 tennis courts, free parking and USPTA-certified tennis professionals. 

More info

Cuesta Tennis

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

With 12 beautifully maintained courts, the Cuesta Tennis Center welcomes reservations and walk-ins. 

More info

Mount Hamilton

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain View

For a great day of exercise and sightseeing nothing beats a day spent hiking on Mount Hamilton and the surrounding range. 

Lick Observatory

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

Take the beautiful, winding 50-minute drive up Mount Hamilton and this working astronomical observatory will reward you with some of the best views of Silicon Valley. There’s no better picnic spot in the area. 

More Info

Joseph D. Grant County Park

Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

See Silicon Valley spread below you as you enjoy the many trails in the Joseph D. Grant County Park

Stanford Shopping Center

Distance: 18-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

One of the few open-air shopping centers in the nation, Stanford Shopping Center is home to more than 140 stores, a dozen restaurants and five major department stores. A wide variety of fine restaurants and shops await you in a pleasant and relaxing setting.

Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center

Distance: 21-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center is the most diverse shopping center in Silicon Valley, showcasing an exciting collection of 170 shops and restaurants including elegant boutiques and specialty shops unique to the area. You can also enjoy lunch or a snack in their gourmet food pavilion.

The Great Mall of the Bay Area

Distance: 17-miniute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

The Great Mall of the Bay Area is Northern California's largest outlet mall featuring off-price and specialty stores with savings of 30% to 70% on name brands and designer labels. Enjoy full-service restaurants, a 700-seat international food court and two family entertainment attractions. More Info

Town & Country Village

Distance: 15-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

Offering more than 60 unique, upscale shops, spas, services and restaurants, Town & Country Village has been a local favorite for over 50 years. Find everything from fine dining to casual eateries set amid lush garden patios and fountains. More Info

Vallco Fashion Park

Distance: 11-minute drive
Exterior view of The County Inn in Mountain view

In this enclosed two-level regional mall, beautiful hardwood floors and lush landscaping add to your relaxing shopping experience. Featuring major department stores and over 110 specialty stores, Vallco Fashion Park is sure to have something for everyone. More Info

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