Things to do in the Los Gatos / Silicon Valley Area

Discover ways to refresh and rejuvenate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Explore local folklore, wineries, the scenic beauty of mountains and other notable destinations sprawled across Silicon Valley.

Enjoy the serene and well- appointed suites at the Lexington Ridge Inn.  Explore the rich culture, wineries, great restaurants and quaint downtown Los Gatos, and the broader Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area.

Start the day with our complimentary home cooked breakfast of locally sourced ingredients and beverages – based upon your preferences.  When you return from exploring Los Gatos, San Jose, Palo Alto or San Francisco, join us for the complimentary wine and cheese celebration.

Let us help you plan your trip – a private chef’s table, tours, private tastings, shopping recommendations, spa treatments and more -- we will help you find the spots that match the experience you are looking for.

Local Folklore

Rich History, Celebrities And Underwater Towns The now quaint and thriving Los Gatos was founded in the mid-1850s with the building of Forbes Mill. The two-story stone storage annex of the building that started it all, now sits as a museum just off of Main Street. By the 20s, Los Gatos had developed a bohemian…

Los Gatos

Our Favorite Spots in Los Gatos and Nearby Dining If you like good food, you’ve picked the right spot. Great restaurants are everywhere in the area. Below are some favorites — managed by some of the nicest people you will ever meet. Best Restaurant Overall:  Naschmarkt Best Neighborhood Dinner Spot:  The Basin Best Place to…

Wineries

Exceptional Wineries BLACK RIDGE VINEYARDS. Black Ridge Vineyards. Our partner and preferred wine provider at The Lexington Ridge Inn, the Black Ridge Vineyards team is a powerhouse of passion, dedication and enthusiasm. Black Ridge’s 20 acres of estate vineyards are located at an elevation of over 1,000 feet, just three minutes from Lexington Ridge Inn.…

Local Mountains

Your Gateway to the Santa Cruz Mountains Lexington Ridge Inn is located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Part of the Pacific Coast Ranges, the Santa Cruz Mountains form a ridge along the San Francisco Peninsula running from just south of San Francisco all the way to the Central Coast near Monterey Bay and the Salinas…

Silicon Valley

The Epicenter of Original Thinking From A Valley Of Chips While silicon chip innovators and manufacturers were first to the scene in Santa Clara Valley, now known as Silicon Valley, they had to quickly make space for some of the world’s largest “crazy” thinkers like Apple, Google and Facebook, to name a few. Today, thirty-nine…