Visit Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley, located in Northern California, is home to iconic technology companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Uber. This guide gives an overview of things to do in Silicon Valley and is intended for software engineers and programmers looking for geeky Silicon Valley points of interest. Every year, thousands of geeks visit the Silicon Valley destinations outlined in this guide.
What to see
Silicon Valley covers a wide geographic area and points of interest are spread out among several cities. The following map highlights the attractions listed in this guide. The green region shows the area typically considered to be Silicon Valley.
What to expect: Visitors are often surprised when they arrive in Silicon Valley. The area is mostly suburban, filled with office parks . Companies are geographically dispersed and the traffic is bad. Many companies are developing cutting edge technology, but the work is done in access-restricted office buildings, hidden from the public.