Sunnyvale is a neighborhood located about 45 minutes south of San Francisco. Major roadways in the area include historic El Camino Real and Highway 101, which carry commuters north and south along the coast of San Francisco Bay.
Sunnyvale has a lot to offer its residents. The City of Sunnyvale has classes like karate and swimming. It encourages its residents to get involved with volunteer opportunities that allow them to teach music, computer classes, bilingual storytime and work at the local theater as well.
There are many parks in the Sunnyvale area. These include Las Palmas, Ortega and Washington parks, as well as and Baylands Park, which is site of a popular annual picnic. There are also two public golf courses in the area. Full Circle Farm is the largest community-based urban farm in Silicon Valley and is located in the neighborhood. Charles Street Gardens, Sunnyvale's oldest and largest community garden, is located adjacent to the library.
The neighborhood has been named a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, and has multiple on-street and off-street bike lanes for residents. The lanes are equipped with bicycle-activated traffic signals, and bicycle accommodations are available on public transportation (VTA and Caltrain).
Several elementary, middle and high schools serve the residents of Sunnyvale. Residents can also visit the local Sunnyvale Public Library, located at the Sunnyvale Civic Center.