Great Summer Family Vacations | Santa Clara, California


This summer, take your family on an adrenaline-filled vacation! Visit Santa Clara, located in the middle of Silicon Valley. Explore the city’s museums, performing art center, and network of historic homes, and then head to Great America for a fun-filled day.


California’s Great America

Great America is an amusement park full of rides and entertainment. If you want a thrill, ride the Gold Striker, Northern California’s tallest and fasted wooden roller coaster. Rent a cabana or hit the water slides at Boomerang Bay, Great America’s water park. The park also has live entertainment, so catch a show while you’re there!


The Plaza Suites | Santa Clara, California

Minutes away from Great America, The Plaza Suites is the perfect place to stay while you’re in Santa Clara. The hotel reflects the Silicon Valley area with green technology and practices and sleek design. They have great dining options and comfortable rooms to relax in. Check out their current packages to make your stay even more special.

Theme Park Adventure in Northern California | Santa Clara, California


Have an adrenaline-charged getaway in Santa Clara! Spend the night in a spacious two-room suite at The Plaza Suites and wake up to a hot breakfast. You’ll be ready to ride roller coasters and whiz down waterslides at Great America all day. 


The Plaza Suites

The Plaza Suites hotel is situated right in the heart of Santa Clara, California, just a five-minute drive away from Great America. Their comfortable suites are each equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and two LCD televisions. Taste the delicious cheese platters, steaks, fresh vegetables, and signature cocktails that their restaurant is famous for! At night, have a soak in the outdoor hot tub. View current packages.


Great America

Great America is Northern California’s most popular family amusement park. Go on thrill rides like the plunging Drop Tower Scream Zone, the spinning Tiki Twirl and the loop-de-loop Vortex coaster. For kids, Planet Snoopy features Peanuts-themed rides and meet-and-greets with Peanuts characters, while Kidzville has bumper cars, swings, and mini-coasters. You can also see live shows like Charlie Brown’s Pirate Adventure, Snoopy Rocks on Ice and Boot Scootin’ Boogie. Purchase tickets online.

Great America Halloween Haunt | Santa Clara, California

Tired of typical haunted houses or the same old trick-or-treat routes? Take the kids (or the young at heart) up to the Bay Area this October for a thrilling Halloween Getaway. California’s Great America theme park in Santa Clara, one of the most popular attractions in Northern California, is known for their extravagant annual Halloween celebration. Pack your bags, bring some candy for the trip, and don’t forget the costumes!


Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America

The Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America features spine-tingling attractions, terrifying mazes, and numerous scare zones throughout the park. Face your fear of heights on one of their intense thrill rides like the Flight Deck roller coaster. It’s not for the faint of heart – riders loop through the track at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour! After exploring the creepy corners of the park, sit down and dine at the extravagant Haunt Boofet for a delicious, all-you-can-eat meal. Purchase tickets online.


Plaza Suites Hotel

The newly renovated Plaza Suites Hotel offers a comforting ambience with upscale amenities. The beautiful boutique property is just minutes away from California’s Great America. At the Plaza Suites, guest service is a top priority. Each staff member is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of every traveler. The well-appointed two-room suites are affordable and perfect for families or large groups. Book the Great America Package and receive two park entry tickets!