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C an’t decide what to do or where to go for summer vacation this year? Make it a Staycation year. Around the corner, or within an hour’s drive, South Santa Clara Valley is bustling with activities and locales worthy of exploring. Here are a number of possibilities that are sure to make the summer of 2017 one you will never forget. Happy Summer Everyone!! 23 Staycations Summer wouldn’t be summer All Within An Hour in South Santa Clara Valley without our two premier events: the Gilroy Garlic Festival now in its 39th year, is always held on the last full weekend in July, and Morgan Hill has been celebrating Independence Day since 1876, and boy do they have it right with the Freedom Fest, held over the Fourth of July holiday. Be sure to mark your calendar so you don’t miss any of the fun. 82 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN MAY/JUNE 2017