San Jose, a large city surrounded by rolling hills and fantastic villas in the heart of Silicon Valley, a major technology hub in California's Bay Area. Ideally set within easy reach of San Francisco, just under 50 miles or approximately one hour by car, making San Jose a suitable alternative to staying in San Francisco.
The downtown historic district of San Jose is known for its architectural landmarks, from the 1883 Italianate-style Oddfellows building to the Spanish Colonial Revival structures. The downtown area is also home to the Tech Museum of Innovation, devoted to the exploration of science and technology.
San Jose also boasts beautiful landscapes and diverse dining options. Whilst you're here, explore some of the stranger sights, like the spooky Winchester Mystery House and the quirky New Malden Quicksilver Mining Museum. Apart from the technology and history, San Jose is also a unique cultural hub. It has the largest Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam and one of the three remaining Japantowns in the USA, this City-of-Firsts is the perfect place to start your exploration of Silicon Valley and the South Bay.