Destination guide

The lively area of Mountain View awaits your stay

Come and experience Mountain View and its live music, theatre scene and museums. This city's mountain views, restaurants and beaches draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Computer History Museum and Shoreline Park. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Mountain View

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mountain View a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Golfland USA (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Pichetti Winery (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Mountain View

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mountain View

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mountain View is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kelley Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Rengstorff Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sierra Vista Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Serra Park tennis courts (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Rancho San Antonio Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mountain View

Fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

You can get around Mountain View by catching a ride on the metro at Mountain View Station, Evelyn Station or Whisman Station.

Where to stay near Mountain View?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 768 holiday rentals near Mountain View. From 330 Houses to 324 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 near Mountain View is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mountain View?

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 Mountain View:

  • Old Mountain View: 47 holiday homes
  • Cuesta Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Rex Manor: 53 holiday homes
  • Monta Loma: 45 holiday homes
  • North Whisman: 18 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 Mountain View?

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

  • Shoreline Amphitheatre: 1,033 holiday rentals
  • Googleplex: 1,028 holiday rentals
  • Shoreline Golf Links: 1,041 holiday rentals
  • San Antonio Shopping Center: 1,049 holiday rentals
  • NASA Ames Visitor Center: 1,000 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mountain View 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 Mountain View?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 330 Houses in Mountain View. Our other popular types of Mountain View holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 324 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mountain View?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 172 holiday homes with pool available in Mountain View. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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