Morgan Hill is located in South Silicon Valley and is home to award-winning wineries, pick-your-own farms, lakes, golf courses and many other attractions. Located in Santa Clara County, just 10 miles south of San Jose, Morgan Hill is known for its superb quality of life, state-of-the art recreational facilities, and its culinary offerings. Morgan Hill’s ideal location offers the opportunity for year-round recreational activities, including cycling, golfing, swimming and boating. The beautiful tree and grass-covered hills surrounding Morgan Hill contain numerous hiking trails. Residents and visitors enjoy world-class recreational facilities such as the Outdoor Sports Recreation Center, which hosts over 30 events per year drawing over 650,000 local, regional and national visitors for soccer, lacrosse, football, rugby, filed hockey and Ultimate Frisbee. The Aquatics Center hosts over 15 meets per year, drawing over 60,000 visitors for summer recreation swim.
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The City of Morgan Hill, in partnership with the Tourism Alliance, launched the 1st Community Forum on Tourism on April 18, 2013. Over 80 community members participated in a half-day event and over 70 ideas and opportunities to increase tourism in Morgan Hill were identified. Key areas of focus included supporting sports destination, agri-tourism, wine region promotion, downtown activation, and cross promotion.
To find out more about the ideas that emerged from the Tourism Forum review the Ideas Book (PDF) from the Morgan Hill Community Forum on Tourism. You can also watch a 5 minute video that captures the essence of the day.Citizen Participation Opportunities
If you would like to join in the conversation by leading or championing 1 of the following groups, please include your name and which group or groups you would like to join from this selection. Please email Edith Ramirez for more information.
- 100% Local Wine Tasting Co-Op
- Community Calendar
- Cross Promotions
- Downtown Activation
- Open Space Tourism
- Sports Destination
- Way Finding Signage for Wineries
- "First-Ever Tourism Forum Attracts a Plethora of Good Ideas" Read the article published in the Morgan Hill Times.
- "Ramirez's No. 1 Mission: Tourism" Read the article published in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
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