Destination guide

The lively area of Mountain View awaits your stay

Come and experience Mountain View and its live music, theatre scene and museums. This city's mountain views, restaurants and beaches draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Computer History Museum and Shoreline Park. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Mountain View

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mountain View a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Golfland USA (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Blackberry Farm Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Ridge Vineyards (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Pichetti Winery (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Mountain View

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mountain View

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mountain View is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kelley Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Rengstorff Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sierra Vista Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Serra Park tennis courts (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Rancho San Antonio Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mountain View

Fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

You can get around Mountain View by catching a ride on the metro at Mountain View Station, Evelyn Station or Whisman Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mountain View?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 806 holiday lettings around Mountain View. From 384 flats & apartments to 289 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Mountain View?

If you love staying where all the action is, you might like to consider crashing somewhere nice and central. HomeAway has 85 city centre rental properties available. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our options for this destination include:

  • 23 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 12 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Mountain View?

If you're searching for a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting a house is a terrific idea. You and your crew will have plenty of space for all sorts of getaway activities. There are 339 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £60 a night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 256 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Hotel: 152 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Condo: 64 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £61 per night.

Can I stay in Mountain View in a large group?

There's nothing better than reuniting with old friends or spending a few weeks with your family in a terrific new place. And what's best, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole squad. The leading option for bigger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and you'll find 72 available. Properties around here that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 336 that will be ideal. The prices start from £92 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be happy to discover that there are 156 rental accommodation that are suitable. The starting price is £77 a night.
  • Trying to find rentals to suit 8 people? You'll be glad to know we have 142 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £99 a night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you plan your Mountain View getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Mountain View?

Reduce those steep accommodation expenses when you organise your stay with HomeAway. You'll find a range of fabulous holiday rentals and save loads! When it comes to looking for a terrific deal, the first place you look should be Cambrian. Here, HomeAway has 7 holiday rentals at an average price of £129 a night. Another 5 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Cuernavaca. With an average price of £138 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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