Before Silicon Valley brought us the iPod and the HP printer, the area nestled between San Francisco and San Jose was a fruit orchard.
That past is mostly gone now, and the next generation of computer companies has already filled the valley faster than you can say Moore’s Law.
If you want to take a trip into Silicon Valley, here’s how to get a good mix of its past and present.
You can’t visit Facebook’s campus unless you have a friend on the inside, but you’ll like your visit anyway. Tourists visit the Menlo Park campus to pose in front of its like sign all year long. Unfortunately, the Facebook swag shop is inside its offices so you can’t pick up anything else related to the social network.
Address: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025