Multiple Outdoor Expe
Parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, trails, and golf courses provide an abundance of places to get out and about in Milpitas. One city park is the Higuera Adobe Park. A historic adobe house rests in this lush 5.5-acre park, along with barbecue units and play equipment. The City of Milpitas Dog Park at Ed Levin is ideal to take a beloved canine for a run. Those who are feeling adventurous can visit Mission Peak for an adrenaline-fueled hang-gliding experience. Golfers can tee off at Summitpointe Golf Club or Spring Valley Golf Course, both of which offer plenty of challenges.
Mall Shopping and Mor
Milpitas is a shopping-lover’s paradise, offering everything from seafood markets to Swati Kapoor, which is a couture design studio. The best-known shopping attraction there is the Great Mall of the Bay Area. There are more than 75 diverse stores including Marshall's, Burlington Coat Factory, and Forever 21. When it is time for fun, there is also a Dave & Buster’s and Century Movie Theater. Other shopping centers include Town Center and McCarthy Ranch. The mall is accessible by trolley and has bike racks for bike storage. For a stylish and unique gift, head to Poshaq’s for hand-painted silk scarves.
Some of the best dining in Northern California is available in Milpitas. The Black Angus is an upscale restaurant with delicious steak and seafood. Vegans will love the Green Cafe Vegan Cuisine. Middle Eastern foodies will not be disappointed with Falafel and Garlic Land, whose quirky name is a fitting description of their exceptional food. If only pizza will do, Straw Hat Pizza offers a variety of fresh toppings like shredded carrots and marinated chicken. For a sweet finish to a meal, Frozo’s has 12 flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 70 different toppings to create the perfect dessert.