Mighty Molar’s Guide to Milpitas

Nestled along the foothills of the Santa Clara Valley, Milpitas is a suburban community in the greater San Jose area. While the city is mostly comprised of residences and retailers, there are some intriguing points of interest. Here are some things you should see while visiting.

1. Ed Levin County Park

This 1,558-acre landscape offers traditional features, including fishing, picnicking and play areas, along with a complex trail system with scenic views.

2. Hidden Lake Park

This picturesque outdoor destination offers a relaxing natural atmosphere that includes a glassy little lake with ducks and turtles.

3. The Great Mall

With over 200 outlet and value stores, this indoor outlet and value shopping destination is the largest of its kind in Northern California.

4. Levi’s Stadium

Take a five-mile drive to this state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue and watch the San Francisco 49ers butt heads against celebrated NFL rivals.

5. Jose Higuera Adobe Park

Located above Silicon Valley in the East Bay Hills, this family-owned boutique winery offers distinctive blends of small-batch, handmade wines.

6. Golfland

Thrill the little ones with a day of miniature golf, a huge video game arcade, Laser Tag, a Lazer Maze and a full snack bar.

7. Chaparral Ranch

Enjoy horseback riding lessons, trail rides, basic horsemanship classes and fun camps, right in the scenic heart of Silicon Valley.

8. Peter Gill Park

This inviting community park includes multiple sporting fields, picnic and barbecue areas, a playground, restrooms and lovely views.


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