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Gilroy
Historic Walking Tour
Mount Madonna Park

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Take advantage of the Free Walking Tours of historic Gilroy districts provided by the Gilroy Historical Society . Tours are available on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 12 pm . At the end of your tour , you ’ ll be ready for lunch , and there ’ s no better place to enjoy your noontime meal than downtown Gilroy . Try out Old City Hall or The Millias Restaurant . There ’ s also Garlic City Café , and Bella Viva Wine Bar . After lunch , it ’ s time to shop , and downtown Gilroy has it all . From antiques , to pottery , to souvenirs , to fashion and furniture , you ’ re sure to find something for you and your home . gilroyhistoricalsociety . org .

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Wings of History Museum
The Wings of History Museum , located at 12777 Wings Murphy of Avenue in San Martin History , dedicated Museum to the preservation and restoration of antique aircraft and aviation history , and has been in existence for more than 40 years . Experience the museum , as well as special event exhibits such as antique automobiles , tractors , engines , and many other unique modes of transportation . This year the Museum hosts its seventeenth Open House on Saturday , May 20 , from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm . The annual event offers fun , food , cars , tractors , free hot air balloon rides , and more . wingsofhistory . org ,

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Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail
Tour over 20 Santa Clara Valley wineries Gilroy by downloading a Wine Trail Map at visitgilroy . com . Here are just a few local favorites : Guglielmo Winery , Fortino Winery , Morgan Hill Cellars , Sarah ’ s Vineyard , and Kirgin Cellars , which hosts cricket matches . For the best views in the Valley , visit Clos La Chance , Ross Vineyards or Sunlit Oaks Vineyards . For a mountain retreat , visit Martin Ranch or Fernwood Cellars . santaclarawines . com

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Chitactac-Adams Heritage Park
Located at 10001 Watsonville Road in Gilroy is a lovely 4.5 acre park-site featuring the beautiful Uvas Creek . The park offers a unique view into the Native American culture of Santa Clara County before and after the arrival of the Spanish in the late 1700 ’ s . Take a self-guided interpretive walk around the site , including eight stations with interpretive panels , exhibiting photographs and original art highlighting the Adams School , Chitactac village life , tulle structures , and petroglyphs ( rock art ). The park is open daily year-round from 8 am to sunset . The self-guided tour and exhibit shelters are accessible when the park is open . sccgov . org / sites / parks / parkfinder / pages / chitactacadams . aspx
Mount Madonna Park , at 7850 Pole Line Road in Watsonville , is open yearround from 8 am until sunset and is one of the most majestic of Santa Clara County ’ s regional parks and recreation areas , featuring the characteristic redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountain range . Visitors can learn about areas where Ohlone Indians hunted and harvested , or take the onemile self-guided nature trail that winds around the ruins of cattle baron Henry Miller ’ s summer home . Mt . Madonna also offers horseback trail rides , a wonderful way to explore the beauty of the park . sccgov . org / sites / parks / parkfinderPages
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Golf Courses
Try a new spin on the game by heading over to Gavilan College Golf Course at 5055 Santa Theresa Boulevard in Gilroy for a round of Foot Golf . Morgan Hill ’ s Coyote Creek Golf Club , boasts two 18-hole courses . It is also home to the annual Senior PGA Tour tournament . CordeValle Golf Club offers golfers 1,700 acres of hills and valleys with elevated tees , streams , California oaks and sycamores , on more than 1,000 protected acres . San Juan Oaks Golf Club is nestled within a quiet , natural foothill setting of mature oak trees and rolling hills where the back nine takes players over 150 feet above the valley floor . For more spectacular views , visit Cinnabar Hills Golf Club , named for the rich , red ore mined there during the 1800s . Cinnabar Hills , offers three distinct nines : The Canyon , The Lake , and T he Mountain . Gilroy Golf Course is the “ Best 11-hole golf course in the U . S .” Eagle Ridge ’ challenging layout has been a qualifying course for a number of USGA , PGA , and NCGA events .
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3. Gilroy Historic Walking Tour Mount Madonna Park Take advantage of the Free Walking Tours of historic Gilroy districts provided by the Gilroy Historical Society. Tours are available on the fi rst Saturday of each month from 10 am to 12 pm. At the end of your tour, you’ll be ready for lunch, and there’s no better place to enjoy your noontime meal than downtown Gilroy. Try out Old City Hall or The Millias Restaurant. There’s also Garlic City Café, and Bella Viva Wine Bar. After lunch, it’s time to shop, and downtown Gilroy has it all. From antiques, to pottery, to souvenirs, to fashion and furniture, you’re sure to fi nd something for you and your home. gilroyhistoricalsociety.org. Wings of History Museum 4. The Wings of History Museum, Wings of located at 12777 Murphy Avenue History Museum in San Martin, is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of antique aircraft and aviation history, and has been in existence for more than 40 years. Experience the museum, as well as special event exhibits such as antique automobiles, tractors, engines, and many other unique modes of transportation. This year the Museum hosts its seventeenth Open House on Saturday, May 20, from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. The annual event offers fun, food, cars, tractors, free hot air balloon rides, and more. wingsofhistory.org, 84 5. Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail Tour over 20 Santa Clara Valley wineries Gilroy by downloading a Wine Trail Map at visitgilroy.com. Here are just a few local favorites: Guglielmo Winery, Fortino Winery, Morgan Hill Cellars, Sarah’s Vineyard, and Kirgin Cellars, which hosts cricket matches. For the best views in the Valley, visit Clos La Chance, Ross Vineyards or Sunlit Oaks Vineyards. For a mountain retreat, visit Martin Ranch or Fernwood Cellars. santaclarawines.com Chitactac-Adams Heritage Park 6. Located at 10001 Wat 6fR&@v&2fVǒBR7&R&6FPfVGW&rFR&VWFgVWf27&VVFR&ffW'2VVRfWrFFPFfRW&67VGW&Rb6F6&6VG&Vf&RBgFW"FR'&f`FR76FRFRs( 2FR6VbwVFVBFW'&WFfRvƲ&V@FR6FR6VFrVvB7FF0vFFW'&WFfRV2W&FpFw&2B&v'BvƖvBЦrFRF2666F7F2fvPƖfRGVR7G'V7GW&W2BWG&vǗ0&6'BFR&2VFǐV"&VBg&F7V6WBFP6VbwVFVBFW"BW&B6VFW'0&R66W76&RvVFR&2V666vb&r6FW2&2&fFW"vW26F7F6F27t$( "$t( "4%DTR#prVBF&BsSPƖR&BvG6fR2VV"Ч&VBg&VF7V6WBB0RbFR7BW7F2b6F6&6VG( 2&Vv&2B&V7&VF&V2fVGW&rFR6&7FW&7F0&VGvBf&W7BbFR6F7'WVF&vRf6F'26V&&WB&V2vW&RRF0VFVBB'fW7FVB"FRFRRЦ֖R6VbwVFVBGW&RG&FBvG0&VBFR'V2b6GFR&&V'֖W.( 27VW"RBF6ffW'2'6V&6G&&FW2vFW&gVvFW&RFP&VWGbFR&666vb&r6FW2&2&fFW%vW2DF7vb6W'6W0G'Wr7FRvR'VFpfW"Fvf6VvRvb6W'6R@SSR6FFW&W6&VWf&Bv&f"&VBbfBvb&v( 06FR7&VVvb6V"&7G2GvֆR6W'6W2B26RFFPV6V"tFW"FW&VB6&FUfRvb6V"ffW'2vfW'0s7&W2b2BfW2vFVWfFVBFVW27G&V26Ɩf&0B76&W2&RF&FV7FVB7&W26V2v`6V"2W7FVBvFVWBGW&fF6WGFrbGW&RG&VW2@&Ɩr2vW&RFR&6RFW0W'2fW"SfVWB&fRFRfWf"f"&R7V7F7V"fWw2f6@6&"2vb6V"VBf FR&6&VB&R֖VBFW&RGW&pFR26&"2ffW'2F&VPF7F7BW3FR6FRRBBRVFv&vb6W'6P2FR( &W7BֆRvb6W'6RFPR2( VvR&Fv^( 6VvrW@2&VVVƖgr6W'6Rf"VЦ&W"bU4ttB4tWfVG2vևFF6