Located an hour from San Francisco, San Jose and the surrounding South Bay cities are home to some of the top concert venues, sports arenas, and restaurants that the Bay Area has to offer.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
72 North Almaden Avenue,
Elevated American eats and craft cocktails in the rustic-chic dining room or the expansive patio.
Stylish spot with high ceilings, lavish decor, and tequila bar serving upscale Mexican Pueblan cuisine.
1010 El Camino Real,
This European-style cafe serves organic and locally soured fare with coffee and tea plus beer and wine.
2967 Woodside Road,
High-end American eatery drawing a well-heeled clientele with gourmet seasonal fare and fine wines.
816 Santa Cruz Avenue,
Homespun French cafe known for salads, sandwiches, and fancy pastries served in comfortable quarters.
1614 Alum Rock Avenue,
Michelin starred restaurant. Relaxed eatery serving contemporary Portuguese fare and wines in warm environs with minimalist decor.
Buzzy indoor-outdoor venue draws crowds with creative, wood-fired pizza, small plates, wine, and beer.
ROOTS & RYE
Santana Row, 2055 Olin Avenue
Industrial-chic restaurant and bar featuring modern takes on American classics and whiskey cocktails.
ARTS & CULTURE
SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF ART
110 South Market Street,
Revolving exhibitions from post-1980 to older 20th-century works plus a cafe and education center.
1 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Outdoor concert venue with high-profile acts.
SAN JOSE MUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN
Naglee Avenue & Dana Avenue,
Over 180 varieties of roses are planted on the rolling green lawns of this garden.
THE MOUNTAIN WINERY
14831 Pierce Road,
Winery with various event spaces and a concert series.
525 West Santa Clara Street,
Indoor arena with high-profile music acts and the San Jose Sharks.
SAN JOSE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
255 South Almaden Boulevard,
Performing arts center boasting various dance, theatrical, and musical productions.
4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way,
Home of the San Francisco 49ers and host of various concerts and cultural events.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
ANN'S NAIL SALON
1150 El Camino Real,
Comfortable, high-end nail services
989 El Camino Real,
Barre classes with a twist of ballet, yoga, and pilates.
747 South Winchester Boulevard, Suite 150, San Jose
Modern venue for power yoga classes.
STANFORD PARK HOTEL
100 El Camino Real,
An oasis featuring prime accommodations, delectable dining, and elevated service.
PULLMAN SAN FRANCISCO
223 Twin Dolphin Drive,
Prime destination for business travelers located on the shores of a tranquil lagoon.
FAIRMONT SAN JOSE
170 South Market Street,
20-story luxury hotel catering to business professionals with quality accommodations.
HOTEL VALENCIA SANTANA ROW
255 Santana Row, San Jose
Chic 215-room destination where the elegant old-world style meets sleek modern design.
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