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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Sunnyvale, California

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Sunnyvale is located in Santa Clara Valley in northwest Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, Sunnyvale’s population was 155,805, making it the county’s second most populous city (after San Jose) Sunnyvale was also the home to Onizuka Air Force Station, often referred to as “the Blue Cube” due to its windowless main building. When you visit Sunnyvale, California, Walkfo brings Sunnyvale, California places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Sunnyvale, California Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Sunnyvale, California

Visit Sunnyvale, California – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 6 audio plaques & Sunnyvale, California places for you to explore in the Sunnyvale, California area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Sunnyvale, California places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Sunnyvale, California history

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Mission Santa Clara was founded by Franciscan missionary Padre Junipero Serra in 1777. Mission was originally located in San Jose (near what is now the San Jose International Airport runway)


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In 1843, Rancho Pastoria de las Borregas was granted to Francisco Estrada and his wife Inez Castro. Two years later, Lupe Yñigo was one of the few Native Americans to hold land grants. Martin Murphy Jr. came to California with his father as part of the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy Party in 1844. Murphy established a wheat farm and ranch named Bay View. The San Francisco and San Jose Rail Road was allowed to lay tracks on Bay View and established Murphy Station.


Sunnyvale was given its current name on March 24, 1901. It was named Sunnyvale as it is located in a sunny region adjacent to areas with significantly more fog. In 1906, the Joshua Hendy Iron Works relocated from San Francisco to Sunnyvale after the 1906 earthquake. The ironworks was the first non-agricultural industry in the town. During World War II, the war economy began a change from the fruit industry to the high-tech industry.


Sunnyvale celebrated its one-hundredth anniversary on August 25, 2012. In November 2009, previously closed portions of the main streets in downtown Sunnyvale were reopened as part of the ongoing downtown redevelopment of the Sunnyvale Town Center mall.

Sunnyvale, California economy & business

Largest employers

According to the city’s 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: The city’s top employers are:: the city’s highest-paying residents.

Sunnyvale, California geography / climate

Sunnyvale is located at 37°22′7.56″N 122°2′13.4″W / 37.3687667°N 122.037056°W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.7 sq mi (58.8 km) of it (3.09%) is water.


Sunnyvale has a Mediterranean climate with mild, moist winters and warm, very dry summers. Average daytime summer temperatures are in the high 70s, and during the winter, average daytime high temperatures rarely stay below 50 °F (10 °C)

Why visit Sunnyvale, California with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Sunnyvale, California PlacesYou can visit Sunnyvale, California places with Walkfo Sunnyvale, California to hear history at Sunnyvale, California’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Sunnyvale, California has 6 places to visit in our interactive Sunnyvale, California map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Sunnyvale, California, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Sunnyvale, California places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Sunnyvale, California & the surrounding areas.

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Walkfo Sunnyvale, California tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Sunnyvale, California


Best Sunnyvale, California places to visit

Sunnyvale, California has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Sunnyvale, California’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Sunnyvale, California’s information audio spots:


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Sunnyvale, California has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Sunnyvale, California plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Sunnyvale, California using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Sunnyvale, California plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.