Best of Silicon Valley 2001 - Readers' Picks

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Readers' Survey Winners:
Sports & Recreation

Best Bowling Alley

First Place
AMF Saratoga Lanes
1585 Saratoga Ave., S.J.
408.252.2212

Second Place
Fourth Street Bowl
1441 N. 4th St., S.J.
408.453.1750

Third Place
Alma Bowl
355 W. Alma Ave., SJ
408.294.8825


Best Day Trip

First Place
Santa Cruz

Second Place
San Francisco

Third Place
Big Basin State Park


Best Jogging Trail

First Place
Los Gatos Creek Trail

Second Place
Rancho San Antonio


Best People Park

First Place
Vasona Lake Park
Los Gatos

Second Place
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
San Jose

Third Place
Kelly Park
San Jose


Best Golf Course

First Place
Cinnabar Hills Golf & Country Club
San Jose

Second Place
Pasatiempo Golf Course
Santa Cruz

Third Place
Coyote Creek Golf Course
San Jose


Best Bike Trail

First Place
Los Gatos Creek Trail
Los Gatos

Second Place
Coyote Creek Trail
San Jose


Best Health Club

First Place
Gold's Gym
various locations

Second Place
24-Hour Fitness
various locations

Third Place
YMCA
various locations


Best Weekend Activity

First Place
Sleeping

Second Place
Sex

Third Place
Going to the Beach


Best Adrenaline Rush

First Place
Sex

Second Place
Paramount's Great America Theme Park
1 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara
408.988.1776

Third Place
Sky Diving


Best Outdoor Store

First Place
REI
400 El Paseo De Saratoga, S.J.
408.871.8765

Second Place
Mel Cotton's Sporting Goods
1266 W San Carlos St., S.J.
408.287.5994


Best Place to Skateboard

First Place
Vans Skatepark
Great Mall of America, Milpitas

Second Place
Santa Clara Skatepark
2440 Cabrillo Ave., Santa Clara
408.984.4511

Third Place
Campbell Skatepark
Corner Hamilton Avenue and Winchester Boulevard, Campbell


Best Fishing Spot

First Place
Calero Lake Park


Best Yoga Class

First Place
Club One
various locations

Second Place
Reformation Studio
1070 Lincoln Ave., SJ
408.993.9642

Third Place
Fitness Concepts Of Los Altos
371 Second St., Los Altos
650.948.8898


Best Martial Arts

First Place
West Coast Martial Arts
various locations

Second Place
Studio Kicks
434 N Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos
408.399.3435


Best Place to Hear Music Outdoors

First Place
Music in the Park

Second Place
Shoreline Amphitheatre

Third Place
Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Rd., Saratoga
408.741.2820


Best Nude Beach

First Place
Red, White & Blue Beach

Second Place
Bonnie Doon Beach


Best Cheap Romantic Outing

First Place
The Beach

Second Place
The Drive-in

Third Place
A Picnic


Best Place to Hike

First Place
Rancho San Antonio
Cupertino

Second Place
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Third Place
Castle Rock State Park


Best of Silicon Valley 2001 Table of Contents


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From the October 18-24, 2001 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

Copyright © 2001 Metro Publishing Inc. Metroactive is affiliated with the Boulevards Network.

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