Experience San Jose like a local while still visiting the most popular tourist attractions. These travel itineraries will help you make the most of your visit, no matter how long you’re here.
So much to see, so little time! Make the most of your short stay in San Jose with this checklist of must-see places and must-try restaurants. Your 48-hour adventure starts now.
Hike among towering redwood groves that are the oldest living creatures on earth and twice the size of the Statue of Liberty. Big Basin Redwoods State Park is only a short drive from San Jose and should be top on your list of places to visit during your stay.
Beautiful scenery, incredible attractions and fantastic food and wine — San Jose is the perfect setting for your weekend getaway. Relax and reconnect during your stay in San Jose.
Fun fact for the history buffs traveling to San Jose: the city predates California and was the first civilian settlement in what was then known as Nueva California. When the state of California was founded in 1850, San Jose became the first capital and has been an important place in California history since the city was founded in 1777. You’ll be delighted by the the vast historic experiences and sights waiting to be discovered, as San Jose’s vibrant past is celebrated by people, places and events throughout the city.