Cupertino is a city in the U.S. state of California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is situated in Santa Clara County, directly west of San Jose on the southern end of the Bay. Several streams run through Cupertino before reaching San Francisco Bay, including Permanente Creek, Stevens Creek, San Tomas Aquino Creek, Smith Creek, Regnart Creek, Prospect Creek, Calabazas Creek, and Saratoga Creek.
Cupertino has been ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the most educated small towns. This city is home to Apple Inc’s worldwide headquarters. Other companies with office space or other facilities in Cupertino include Trend Micro, Cloud.com, Lab126, Packeteer, Chordiant, Seagate Technology, IBM, Olivetti, and Oracle.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Attractions in Cupertino include Vallco Mall, offering department stores such as Macy’s, JCPenney, and Sears. There is also an ice-skating rink, bowling alley, and an AMC theater complex. Cupertino also hosts a farmer’s market on Fridays and is home to the Blackberry Farm golf course and ranch. The Cupertino Historical Society Museum and community center houses the Cupertino Veterans Memorial and an amphitheater that features summer movies and Free Shakespeare in the Park. Dining options in Cupertino include Park Place, Alexander’s Steakhouse, Yiassoo, Fontana’s Italian, BJ’s Restaurant, and Duke of Edinburgh. JT McHart’s Pizza serves some of the best pizza and calzone in the area with a thick base and fresh toppings.
The nearest major airport to Cupertino is San Jose International Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from San Jose, located 12 miles from the city center. Cupertino is bike friendly with bike lanes on many of its streets; the city also has bus service. Interstate 80 runs through the San Francisco bay area and links it with California and also New Jersey. Caltrain provides commuter rail into and around the area.