Area Attractions

Hotel Avante’s central location puts guests close to major entertainment venues, attractions, scenic spots and world-famous technology companies throughout Silicon Valley—including Google, Apple, Meta and more. Shoreline Amphitheatre—Northern California’s largest outdoor amphitheatre—and Levi’s Stadium are just minutes away. The hotel is also close to an incredible variety of restaurants, shopping, performing arts and outdoor recreation in Mountain View and nearby Palo Alto and San Jose.

Hotel Avante

860 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, California, United States, 94040

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Shoreline Amphitheatre

4.8 MILES AWAY
The hottest names in music, in genres ranging from rock and country to jazz and classical, can be heard at the legendary Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Its 22,500-capacity seating includes 6,500 reserved seats and 16,000 general admission lawn seating.

Computer History Museum

3.4 MILES AWAY
Whatever your age or level of computer knowledge, this Silicon Valley museum is ready to advance your understanding of the history, impact and future of digital technology. Computer artifacts, oral histories and many hands-on exhibits are here. Open Wednesdays through Sundays.

Local Food & Drink

Downtown Mountainview

2 MILES AWAY
Explore some of the best dining options in the area in beautiful Downtown Mountain View.

CasCal

2 MILES AWAY
Spanish and Latin culinary traditions spark the lively menu of this Mountain View restaurant. Explore a wide range of flavors in tapas, ceviche, paella and more. There’s indoor and outdoor seating, and live music on Fridays and Saturdays.

Blue Line Pizza

2 MILES AWAY
It’s not just the toppings that vie for attention in Blue Line’s zesty pizza lineup—including a Chicago-influenced pepperoni-sausage pie and a Greek pizza with feta and sun-dried tomatoes. The dough gets creative, too: Diners can select deep dish, thin, vegan, gluten-free or cauliflower crusts.

Oren’s Hummus

1.9 MILES AWAY
Oren’s freshly made hummus gets star billing, but this casual eatery also showcases lots of Mediterranean fare (think grilled kebabs, pita sandwiches and Israeli specialties such as shakshuka). The menu offers many vegetarian items, too.

Shopping

Stanford Shopping Center

9.9 MILES AWAY
Upscale shopping and dining options are featured in this open-air mall in Palo Alto near the Stanford University campus. Anchor retailers include Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom, as well as luxury names such as Brunello Cucinelli and Cartier—just four of the 140 stores here.

Santana Row

10.6 MILES AWAY
More than 70 trendy shops and an eclectic mix of over 30 restaurants populate “The Row,” a vibrant shopping district in downtown San Jose. It doesn’t stop there: A farmers market, weekly outdoor yoga (June-September), free outdoor concerts and more add to the experience.

NASA Gear Gift Shop

2.8 MILES AWAY
Find something really out of this world at the NASA Gift Shop. Part of NASA’s Ames Research Center, the store sells official NASA gear and merchandise, such as model crafts celebrating historic and current space missions.

Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center

11.4 MILES AWAY
This popular indoor mall in Santa Clara includes over 220 stores, from popular national brands to luxury retailers such as Bulgari and Gucci. You won’t go hungry here, either, with 72 dining options.

Outdoor Recreation

Shoreline at Mountain View

5.1 MILES AWAY
Savor the splendid vistas at this 750-acre wildlife refuge located along San Francisco Bay. A variety of outdoor activities, including golfing and sailing, can be enjoyed here and it’s also a great place for a rejuvenating walk or run.