Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley and an original home to several companies such as Intel, etc is the vibrant city of Santa Clara. It is also the home to Great America amusement park. Positioned in the north northwest corner of California, Santa Clara is a natural habitat of the burrowing owl. This city of Santa Clara has been chosen the center of Silicon Valley owing to its accessibility to freeways, railroads, airports, light rail, expressways and other transportation. The community center, youth activity center, abundant retail shops, restaurants and the International Swim center are the most happening places of Santa Clara. The art and wine festival is very popular and occurs once a year.