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Sunnyvale, CA

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Sunnyvale is one of the major cities in the Silicon Valley region. Originally a heavily agricultural region, Sunnyvale was the home of a large fruit canning industry until the middle of the 1900s. At that time, there was an influx of industry related to the manufacturing of airplanes and defense industry products.

Getting Around in Sunnyvale, CA

The VTA, or Valley Transportation Authority, has 69 bus routes and a light rail that serving the Santa Clara Valley. It extends all the way Northeast, connecting to the BART system. CalTrain also offers service from Sunnyvale to BART and San Francisco. San Francisco International Airport is located about 15 miles outside of the city.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Sunnyvale is:
15 to 19 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.75%
  • 11.08%
  • 1.49%

Saturday Mornings at Market

<p>Get out and about by attending the Farmer's Market on Murphy Street. It's something of a Saturday morning institution. Shoreline Park provides areas for nature walks as well as sports activities. There's a great wine and art festival in the summer, and also at that time of the year, there are weekly outdoor concerts.</p>

The Outdoor Cafes of Sunnyvale

<p>Sunnyvale has a number of Indian restaurants so enjoy a huge selection of them. From your Sunnyvale apartment, you'll find some very goods ones. Stop into Saravana Bhavan for memorable dosas and other vegetarian dishes. Overlook Las Palmas Park while eating outside at City Kabob or hit Country Gourmet for great eating and a menu that changes weekly.</p>

Sunnyvale Pub Parties

<p>At night, check out the Firehouse Brewery or one of the many pubs around town. There's a healthy party scene at Murphy's Law or hear music nightly at the Quarter Note. With San Jose and San Francisco just a hop, skip and a jump away, you can plan big party nights out of town too.</p>