Things to see and do - San Jose
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Now California’s third largest city, the self-proclaimed “capital of Silicon Valley” bustles with high-tech prosperity. In San Jose’s revitalized downtown, stately old buildings mix with modern high-rises amid palm-lined plazas and avenues. Spread through the city are a number of unusual museums, from innovative new ones to “mysterious” older ones.
Tourist attractions San Jose : Things to see and do
201 S. Market St. at Park Ave. USA - San Jose, CA 95113
This state-of-the art, interactive exhibit hall (popularly known as The Tech) is designed to encourage the spirit of innovative curiosity, characteristic of the original techno-tinkerers of Silicon Valley. On the Upper Level, exhibits in Life Tech in..
1300 Senter Rd USA - San Jose, CA 95112
The meticulously landscaped 6.5 acres, built in the early 1960s, are modeled after Korakuen Garden in Okayama, Japan, San Jose's sister city. Paths wind past stone lanterns, a small pagoda and a variety of flora, including flowering cherry trees and ..
1650 Senter Rd. at Phelan Ave. USA - San Jose, CA 95112
This 14-acre complex, with paved streets and a running trolley, evokes life in San Jose around the turn of the century. The park comprises some two dozen historic homes and shops, a third of which are re-creations; the remainder were relocated from t..
Hotels San Jose
1215 South First Street USA - San Jose CA 95110
Located less than 5 minutes from the San Jose Convention Center and the HP Pavilion at San Jose, this hotel features a continental breakfast and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The accommodations at the Hotel Elan include cable TV with pay-per-view movies. ..
1315 South First Street USA - San Jose CA 95110
Located just off Highway 101, this San Jose motel features an outdoor pool, free parking and rooms with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. San Jose International Airport is 1.1 miles away. All rooms at the Traveler’s Rest Motel are air-conditioned and offer ..
1415 Monterey Road USA - San Jose CA 95110
This hotel is located one block from Spartan Stadium and 1.8 miles from San Jose State University. It has spacious rooms equipped with a refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at America’s Best Value Inn San Jose are furnished with a microwave and cabl..
Restaurants San Jose
1411 The Alameda USA - San Jose, CA 95126
For food just like abuela's (but somehow even better), make a beeline to this soul-warming cantina, which makes its salsas, blue and white corn tortillas, and other timeless dishes by hand. Start with an antojito like albondigas fundido, then p..
1712 Meridian Ave. USA - San Jose, CA 95125
Generous portions and a comfortable neighborhood vibe bring happy regulars to this casual Italian restaurant in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood. Its location at the edge of a shopping plaza is less than prepossessing, but the friendly staff and t..
2060 Tully Rd. USA - San Jose, CA 95122
Take a hint from the local Vietnamese families and head into this second San Jose outpost, a slightly more contemporary version of the original. Inside, walls hang with flat screens showing Vietnamese TV, and wooden tables and chairs sit atop tiled f..
1110 Willow St. USA - San Jose, CA 95125
The casual, farm-to-table food that's standard fare in SF is harder to come by in San Jose, which explains why this ingredient-centric gathering place is always packed with diners. With long wood tables, large windows, a busy back bar, and lots of ha..
535 E. Santa Clara St. USA - San Jose, CA 95112
It's easy to see why Vung Tau is a longtime love and go-to favorite among South Bay locals: think elegant décor, hospitable service, massive menu, and tasty food. Inside, the large space combines several dining areas styled with soft beiges, wood acc..
80 N. Market St. USA - San Jose, CA 95113
Though this Caribbean spot is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, dining here feels like a vacation thanks to cheerful murals, a lively soundtrack, and hospitable servers. Unlike its Menlo Park predecessor, which mainly does to-go orders, this..