About the area:
Mountain View is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, 10 minutes north of San Jose and 34 minutes south of San Francisco.
One of the country's most spectacular amphitheaters, The Shoreline, as well as Shoreline Golf Course and Shoreline Park add to the beauty of the city. Home to three performing arts companies, Mountain View is a city of celebrations including The Annual Art & Wine Festival, Summer Concert Series and Spring Parade are a few of the main attractions.
Stanford University, San Jose State University, and Santa Clara University are located within 20 miles from Mountain View. Foothill Community College, less than ten miles from downtown Mountain View, offers vocational training and general education as well as preparatory work for transfer to major universities.
Centrally located between Interstates 280, US 101, and state highways 82 and 85, Mountain View is an outstanding vacation spot for children and adults with quick connections to all parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. Neighborhood parks, recreational facilities, quality education, and convenient shopping makes Mountain View a most attractive residential community.