Cupertino

The area offers high-paying jobs, large, modern homes, and excellent schools.

Welcome to Cupertino

A sought-after, family-friendly, high-tech town with great schools, restaurants, and outdoor activities.
 
Cupertino is best known as the home of Apple’s headquarters. The iconic circle-shaped facility and visitor center are popular destinations. Cupertino, has an eclectic mix of urban, suburban, and rural areas, and is among the most desirable locations in California. Being in Silicon Valley, the area offers high-paying jobs, large, modern homes, and excellent schools.
 
Cupertino is a family-friendly town of approximately 64,000 people, most of which own single-family homes, while others live in townhouses or condominiums. As a world-renowned hub of technology, the area draws in a culturally diverse population. Cupertino is home to De Anza College, a top-rated community college and feeder school for the University of California. Families love spending time at the Cupertino Library, it’s the busiest branch in the county library system, and is known for its huge saltwater fish tank.  
 
The area has fantastic year-round weather. Residents are often seen walking or jogging along the tree-lined streets or hanging out at one of the many beautiful parks and green spaces. Main Street Cupertino is a popular location for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Cultural and recreational opportunities abound, including golf courses, museums, galleries, sports venues, hiking trails, wineries, historical sites, farms, and ranches. The area also hosts many wonderful festivals and events — The Cherry Blossom Festival, summer concerts, and the Silicon Valley Fall Festival.
 

What to Love

  • Family-friendly community with large, modern homes
  • Excellent schools
  • Wonderful public library
  • High-tech hub with excellent, high-paying jobs
  • Great opportunities and venues for recreation and entertainment

Local Lifestyle

Cupertino has something for everyone. Most of the residents are young professionals that work in Silicon Valley. It’s a busy and active community where people work hard and play hard. Bike lanes on many roads allow for safe biking to work or school locations within the community. The many excellent coffee shops in town are favorite gathering places for neighbors, students, and professionals. Residents looking for premiere outdoor experiences travel to the foothills which are home to many lovely parks and preserves. For a phenomenal view of the valley, and fantastic hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, locals travel to the Fremont Older Open Space Preserve, a 739-acre park in the mountains of Santa Clara County. In the same area, the picturesque Saratoga Country Club, offering panoramic views of the valley, provides members a challenging golf course, tennis, a fitness center, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The most popular dining and shopping location is undoubtedly Main St. Cupertino. The area is lovely and beautifully landscaped, with palm trees lining the streets. Main St. was designed to have the feel of a town square, so in addition to dining and shopping, it also has several open spaces for meetings, gatherings, and special events. Morning visitors indulge in exquisite pastries at Alexander’s Patisserie, or hang out and have coffee with friends at Philz Coffee. For lunch, they might stop by HaiDiLao Hotpot for a unique and delicious Chinese-inspired dining experience. For dinner, the cozy lanai-style patio at Pacific Catch is the perfect place to enjoy fabulous sustainably-sourced seafood. Main St. is also where you’ll find Orangetheory Fitness and many high-end clothing stores and boutiques. Of course, Main St. is not the only place for shopping and dining, there are countless other shopping centers, malls, and restaurants in every corner of town. 
 
For entertainment, Cupertino does not disappoint. The area offers two unique and fun bowling alleys, Bowlmor Cupertino, and Homestead Bowl. Both bowling facilities are popular places to hang out, have fun, and enjoy drinks with friends. The Memorial Park Amphitheater is a wonderful spot for live Shakespeare plays, movie nights, festivals, and live music events. It also has playgrounds for children. The Flint Center for the Performing Arts, located on the campus of De Anza College, is a great venue for Broadway shows, ballets, concerts, and talks by prominent authors. You’ll also find many movie theaters in the area for viewing current and classic movies.
 

Things to Do

Whether you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy nature, a place to gather with friends and neighbors, or a place for fun activities, Cupertino has it covered. Blackberry Farm Park has something for everyone — a cafe, picnic spots, walking trails, a golf course, and swimming pools. The Rancho San Antonio Preserve features over 25 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails that meander through protected natural areas brimming with wildlife. If you’re looking for more unique experiences, try your hand at pottery making at the Wilson Park Ceramics Center, or spend some time at the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College. A trip to the Apple Park Visitor Center is a must for anyone living in Silicon Valley. Home to many galleries, museums, and historical sites, Cupertino also caters to those looking for wonderful cultural experiences.
 

Schools

Cupertino prides for being one of the top, highest-performing districts in California.
 

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