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San-Jose is California's third largest city and as the hub of The Silicon Valley, it has become a popular destination for tourists and business travelers. San Jose was recently named the third "Most Fun City in America," by Cranium Inc., and you'll find most anything here - theme parks, world class restaurants and shopping, arts, professional sports, outdoor recreation and museums. A culturally diverse city, San Jose's residents speak more than 52 different languages, and the city sponsors many cultural festivals and special events throughout the year. A few include the Cinco de Mayo Festival, the Vietnamese Tet Festival, Juneteenth Festival, Chinese Summer Festival and Italian Family Festival. San Jose's Japantown is a popular tourist stop, and other places of interest include the Children's Discovery Museum, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, the Japanese Friendship Garden and the J. Lohr Winery & Tasting Room. Outdoor sports in San Jose's parks and recreational facilities include golf and tennis, swimming, hiking and horseback riding. San Jose is conveniently located just 45 minutes south of San Francisco and an hour and a half to Monterey Bay, and has 300 days of sunshine per year with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees.

Surrounding areas: Los Gatos, California (6.8 mi), Sunnyvale, California (10.0 mi), Los Altos Hills, California (15.3 mi), Corralitos, California (22.1 mi), Aptos, California (22.4 mi), Woodside, California (22.6 mi), Capitola, California (23.1 mi)

San Jose Vacation Rentals




San Jose Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Adlon Hotel1275 N Fourth StSan Jose, CA (888) 452-3566
Arena Hotel817 The AlamedaSan Jose, CA (408) 294-6500
Best Western Lanai Garden Inn1575 Tully RdSan Jose, CA (408) 929-8100
Clarion Hotel San Jose Airport1355 N 4th StSan Jose, CA (408) 453-5340
Clarion President Inn3200 Monterey RdSan Jose, CA (408) 972-2200
Comfort Inn Airport South2118 The AlamedaSan Jose, CA (408) 243-2400
Comfort Inn875 N 13th StSan Jose, CA (408) 287-9380
Comfort Suites San Jose Airport1510 North First StSan Jose, CA (408) 392-9009
Courtyard By Marriott San Jose Airport1727 Technology DrSan Jose, CA (408) 441-6111
Crowne Plaza San Jose - Downtown218 Almaden BlvdSan Jose, CA (408) 998-0400
Crowne Plaza San Jose Downtown282 Almaden BlvdSan Jose, CA (408) 998-0400
Days Inn Airport1280 North Fourth StSan Jose, CA (408) 437-9200
Days Inn2460 Fontaine RdSan Jose, CA (408) 270-7666
Doubletree Hotel San Jose2050 Gateway PlSan Jose, CA (408) 453-4000
E Z 8 Motels Inc1550 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 453-1830
E Z 8 Motels Inc2050 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 436-0636
Executive Inn Airport1310 N 1st StSan Jose, CA (408) 453-1100
Executive Inn Downtown1215 S First StSan Jose, CA (408) 280-5300
Executive Inn San Jose3930 Monterey RdSan Jose, CA (408) 281-8700
Executive Inns Airport1310 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 453-1100
Extended Stay America6199 San Ignacio AveSan Jose, CA (408) 226-4499
Extended Stay Deluxe6189 San Ignacio AveSan Jose, CA (408) 229-9188
Extended Stay Deluxe55 E Brokaw RdSan Jose, CA (408) 453-3000
Fairmont Hotel170 S Market StSan Jose, CA (408) 998-1900
Hampton Inn & Suites55 Old Tully RdSan Jose, CA (408) 298-7373
Hayes Conference Center200 Edenvale AveSan Jose, CA (800) 420-3200
Hilton San Jose And Towers300 Almaden BlvdSan Jose, CA (408) 287-2100
Holiday Inn Express2660 Monterey RdSan Jose, CA (408) 279-6600
Holiday Inn Express1350 N Fourth StSan Jose, CA (408) 467-1789
Holiday Inn San Jose1740 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 793-3300
Holiday Inn Silicon Valley399 Silicon Valley BlvdSan Jose, CA (408) 972-7800
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel1560 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 573-0648
Homewood Suites By Hilton10 W Trimbel RdSan Jose, CA (408) 428-9900
Hotel De Anza233 W Santa Clara StSan Jose, CA (408) 286-1000
Hotel Montgomery211 S First StSan Jose, CA (408) 282-8800
Hotel Sainte Claire302 S Market StSan Jose, CA (408) 295-2000
Hotel Valencia Santana Row355 Santana RowSan Jose, CA (408) 551-0010
Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites San Jose Airport1755 North First StSan Jose, CA (800) 793-9121
Motel 6 #1032560 Fontaine RdSan Jose, CA (408) 270-3131
Motel 62081 N First StSan Jose, CA (408) 436-8180
 
Bed & Breakfast
The Hensley House Bed And Breakfast Inn456 N Third StSan Jose, CA (408) 298-3537
Inn At Depot Hill250 Monterey AveCapitola, CA23.1 mi.(831) 462-3376

San Jose Weather & Climate

Mild weather without extremes best typifies the climate of the north-central coast of California near San Jose. Located midway between San Francisco and Monterey Bay, this region has over 300 days of sunshine per year and an average annual temperature of 70 degrees. Most evenings are cool - even in summertime - but pleasantly so. Days are neither too hot nor too cold, and most precipitation is received October through March in the form of rain. In summer, a seasonal blanket of fog often hugs the coastline and can block out the sun for days, although usually it burns off by midday. Fall is often the sunniest and warmest season, without the fog of summer or the clouds of wintertime.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 59°F 41°F 3.03 in. 53°F
February 63°F 44°F 2.84 in. 54°F
March 67°F 46°F 2.69 in. 54°F
April 72°F 48°F 1.02 in. 54°F
May 76°F 51°F 0.44 in. 55°F
June 81°F 55°F 0.10 in. 57°F
July 84°F 57°F 0.06 in. 59°F
August 84°F 57°F 0.07 in. 60°F
September 82°F 56°F 0.23 in. 59°F
October 75°F 52°F 0.87 in. 59°F
November 65°F 45°F 1.73 in. 56°F
December 58°F 41°F 2.00 in. 54°F

San Jose Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Norman Y Mineta San Jose International airport (SJC) located about 5 miles northwest of San Jose, the Metropolitan Oakland International airport (OAK) located approximately 34 miles northwest of San Jose in Oakland, California, the San Francisco International airport (SFO) located roughly 35 miles northwest of San Jose in San Francisco, California, and finally the Hollister Municipal airport (3O7) located around 38 miles southeast of San Jose in Hollister, California.

San Jose Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Paramount's Great AmericaSanta ClaraCA5.7 mi.
Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkSanta CruzCA24.4 mi.
Bonfante GardensGilroyCA26.6 mi.
Oakland ZooOaklandCA40.9 mi.
Pixieland ParkConcordCA47.4 mi.
Six Flags Marine WorldVallejoCA59.1 mi.
FunderwoodsLodiCA65.9 mi.
TraintownSonomaCA75.3 mi.
 
Water Parks
Raging WatersSan JoseCA 
Waterworld USAConcordCA47.4 mi.
Big Bear ParkWaterfordCA65.3 mi.
Waterworld USASacramentoCA90.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Cinnabar Hills Golf ClubSan JoseCA 
Los Lagos Golf CourseSan JoseCA 
Pleasant Hills Golf CourseSan JoseCA 
San Jose Municipal Golf CourseSan JoseCA 
Santa Teresa Golf ClubSan JoseCA 
The Ranch Golf ClubSan JoseCA 
Pruneridge Golf CourseSanta ClaraCA5.3 mi.
Santa Clara Golf & Tennis ClubSanta ClaraCA5.3 mi.
Spring Valley Golf CourseMilpitasCA8.2 mi.
Summitpointe Golf CourseMilpitasCA8.2 mi.
Sunken Gardens Golf CourseSunnyvaleCA8.3 mi.
Blackberry Farm Golf CourseCupertinoCA10.3 mi.
Deep Cliff Golf CourseCupertinoCA10.5 mi.
Sunnyvale Municipal Golf CourseSunnyvaleCA11.3 mi.
Palo Alto Municipal Golf CoursePalo AltoCA17.1 mi.
Sunol Valley Golf CourseSunolCA18.9 mi.
Valley Gardens Golf CourseScotts ValleyCA19.1 mi.
De Laveaga Golf CourseSanta CruzCA22.3 mi.
Seascape Golf ClubAptosCA22.4 mi.
Emerald Hills Golf CourseRedwood CityCA23.8 mi.
Pasatiempo Golf ClubSanta CruzCA24.4 mi.
Pleasanton Fairways Golf CoursePleasantonCA24.6 mi.
Course at Wente VineyardsLivermoreCA26.7 mi.
Poppy Ridge Golf CourseLivermoreCA26.7 mi.
Casserly Par3 Golf CourseWatsonvilleCA27.2 mi.
Eagle Ridge Golf ClubGilroyCA27.2 mi.
Gavilan Golf CourseGilroyCA27.2 mi.
Gilroy Golf CourseGilroyCA27.2 mi.
Spring Hills Golf CourseWatsonvilleCA27.2 mi.
Las Positas Golf CourseLivermoreCA27.4 mi.
 
State Parks
Loghry State ParkCA13.8 mi. 
Castle Rock State ParkCA14.0 mi. 
Portola State ParkCA18.4 mi. 
Big Basin Redwoods State ParkCA20.9 mi. 
Henry Cowell Redwoods State ParkCA21.9 mi. 
Henry Willard Coe State ParkCA22.0 mi. 
Butano State ParkCA24.2 mi. 
Wilder Ranch State ParkCA26.0 mi. 
Cascade Ranch State ParkCA26.3 mi. 
Ano Nuevo Island State ParkCA28.9 mi. 
Burleigh Murray Ranch State ParkCA29.6 mi. 
Robert E Woolley State ParkCA32.4 mi. 
Zmudowski Beach State ParkCA33.0 mi. 
Mills Estate ParkCA34.2 mi. 
McNee Ranch State ParkCA37.9 mi. 
Mount Diablo State ParkCA38.5 mi. 
 
Museums
History Museums of San JoseSan JoseCA(History)
Japanese American Museum of San JoseSan JoseCA(History)
Rosicrucian Egyptian MuseumSan JoseCA(History)
Ableza's Native American Virtual Cultural CenterSan JoseCA(Miscellaneous)
Captain Kazooz Kazoo MuseumSan JoseCA(Miscellaneous)
San Jose Museum of ArtSan JoseCA(Art)
Children's Discovery MuseumSan JoseCA(Children's)
Arnisto GallerySanta ClaraCA5.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Intel MuseumSanta ClaraCA5.7 mi.(Technology)
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad CompanyLos GatosCA7.7 mi.(Technology)
Niles Canyon Railway MuseumFremontCA18.0 mi.(Technology)
Niles DepotFremontCA18.0 mi.(Technology)
California Antique Aircraft MuseumSan MartinCA21.0 mi.(Technology)
Capitola Historical MuseumCapitolaCA23.1 mi.(History)
Ecology Hall of FameSanta CruzCA24.4 mi.(Science)
Hiller Aviation MuseumSan CarlosCA25.4 mi.(Technology)
Silicon Valley Art MuseumBelmontCA26.6 mi.(Art)
Sun GalleryHaywardCA27.6 mi.(Art)
Coyote Point Museum For Environmental EducationSan MateoCA30.6 mi.(Science)
USS Hornet MuseumAlamedaCA37.7 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Happy Hollow Park and ZooSan JoseCA 
The Oakland ZooOaklandCA40.9 mi.
San Francisco Zoological GardensSan FranciscoCA44.2 mi.
Steinhart AquariumSan FranciscoCA44.2 mi.
Monterey Bay AquariumMontereyCA48.6 mi.
Six Flags Marine WorldVallejoCA59.1 mi.
Micke Grove ZooLodiCA65.9 mi.
Sacramento ZooSacramentoCA90.7 mi.


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