It took us about 45 minutes to reach the top via quinby ave in san jose. Lick observatory has gorgeous grounds, beautiful scenery and the whole observatory is well preserved. Tickets are not guaranteed at the window in the event of a sell-out. It is chilly outside and inside, so bring a jacket. Even if you’re not a space nerd, you become one instantly. Only coffee will be provided after the walking tour, so eat before your arrival, and bring your own snacks and other drinks.
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Incredible star gazing opportunity under the telescope domes of lick observatory. Lick observatory’s optical seti (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) program has been in regular operation for 4. Hop on road 130 heading out of san jose and follow the winding two lane road up, up, up to to the top of mt.