The City of Stanford, CA
Stanford is a small town in the state of California. The largest nearby city to Stanford is San Jose, approximately 17 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Stanford, including Homma's Brown Rice Sushi, Antonio's Nut House, Andronico's Market - Deli & Catering, Babbo's Original Mediterranean Bistro and Andronico's Market - Market. For a larger selection of Stanford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Stanford Arenas, Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Golf Courses, including the Stanford University Arboretum, Palo Alto Art Center, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Arizona Cactus Garden and Maples Pavilion - Stanford University. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Stanford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Stanford:
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC)
- Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)
- San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)
Stanford, California Attractions
1California Academy of Sciences - , Historical Society,
The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavours of the museum during the twentieth century.
2California Palace of the Legion of Honor - , Cartoon Art Museum,
The California Palace of the Legion of Honor is a fine art museum in San Francisco, California. The name is used both for the museum collection and for the building in which it is housed.
3California's Great America - Santa Clara,
California's Great America is an amusement park owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, located in Santa Clara, California in the US. Great America is one of four major amusement parks that operate around the San Francisco Bay Area, the other three being Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, and Gilroy Gardens in Gilroy. California's Great America is the only theme park in northern California that has a water park in it, although there are several other dedicated water parks in the area, including Raging Waters in San Jose and Waterworld in Concord.
4Canyon Lakes Country Club - San Ramon,
The Canyon Lakes Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Contra Costa County California. Built in 1987, this San Ramon course designed by Ted Robinson is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 925-735-6511. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 640 Bollinger Canyon Way, San Ramon, CA 94583
5Casserly Par-3 Golf Course - Watsonville,
The Casserly Par-3 Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Santa Cruz County California. is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 831-724-1654. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 626 Casserly Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076
6Chabot Space and Science Center - Oakland,
Chabot Space and Science Center, located in Oakland, California, is a hands-on center featuring interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a large screen theater, hands-on activities and three powerful telescopes.
7Chardonnay/Zinfandel Course at Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Livermore,
The Chardonnay/Zinfandel Course at Poppy Ridge Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Alameda County California. Built in 1996, this Livermore course designed by Rees Jones is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 925-456-8202. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 4280 Greenville Rd, Livermore, CA 94550
8Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose - San Jose,
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose is located on Woz Way in downtown San Jose, California. Woz Way is named after Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, whose nickname is "Woz," and who was the single largest private donor during the original capital campaign that funded the Museum.
9Chinese Culture Center - , Contemporary Jewish Museum,
The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, California in the US, is a major community-based, non-profit organization established in 1965 to foster the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese American art, history, and culture in the US.
10Chuck Corica Golf Complex -The North - Earl Fry - Alameda,
The Chuck Corica Golf Complex -The North - Earl Fry is an 18 hole public golf course in Alameda County California. This course is located in the city of Alameda, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 510-522-4321.
Address: 1 Clubhouse Memorial Dr, Alameda, CA 94502
Stanford, California Hotels
Stanford, California Restaurants
This is a list of Stanford Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Delicatessens Retail, Mediterranean Restaurants, Kosher Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published January 23, 2012
Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay area is an enchanting coastal redwood forest that is home to the world's tallest living trees
Published January 14, 2012
A place of infamy and Hollywood myth, Alcatraz Island is a fascinating place to visit from the prison grounds to its notable inmates, and its history that has begotten legends
Published January 11, 2012
One of the best family museums in San Francisco, the California Academy of Sciences boasts a natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium and rainforest all under one lush living roof.
Published January 9, 2012
The historic Fairmont San Francisco is a magnificent hotel and an extraordinary experience when staying in this cosmopolitan city
Published December 2, 2011
Experience and learn about the wonderful connection between many holiday symbols and the science behind them at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Published October 17, 2011
An enjoyable three day family weekend in San Francisco at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the Speedway Meadow area of Golden Gate Park
Published March 1, 2011
Our Northern California road trip from Santa Cruz to San Francisco - an adventure up the San Mateo Coast ocean views, elephant seals and family attractions and accomodations.
Published October 23, 2010
Santa Cruz and its old fashioned boardwalk and pier has a mix of modern and original well maintained attractions. Classic Rides includde the 1911 build Loof Carousel.