Destination guide

Travel to lively Santa Clara

The area's museums and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Santa Clara. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Winchester Mystery House and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Santa Clara

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Santa Clara a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Golfland USA (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • J. Lohr Winery (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • San Jose Municipal Golf (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Clara

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Santa Clara is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelley Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Shoreline Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Civic Center Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Central Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • San Jose Municipal Rose Garden (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Serra Park tennis courts (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Santa Clara

The nearest airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Santa Clara Station or Santa Clara Great America Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Santa Clara by catching a ride on the metro at Great America Station, Old Ironsides Station or Lick Mill Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Santa Clara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 726 holiday rentals around Santa Clara. From 350 Houses to 273 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Santa Clara is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Clara?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Clara:

  • North San Jose: 132 holiday homes
  • Sunnyvale West: 30 holiday homes
  • Northside: 61 holiday homes
  • Edenvale: 25 holiday homes
  • Berryessa: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santa Clara?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Santa Clara. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • California's Great America: 966 holiday rentals
  • Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club: 978 holiday rentals
  • Harris-Lass Historic Museum: 955 holiday rentals
  • Statue of Saint Clare: 952 holiday rentals
  • Santa Clara Great America Station: 972 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Clara listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santa Clara?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 350 Houses in Santa Clara. Our other popular types of Santa Clara holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 273 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 33 holiday houses
  • Studios: 232 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Clara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 191 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Clara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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