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San Jose Attractions

Let Expedia help you to experience the best that San Jose has to offer! If you’re planning a trip to San Jose we can provide you with a list of the top sightseeing attractions as well as helping you to find unmissable activities. Whether you’re travelling to San Jose with your family planning a romantic trip with your loved one

or visiting on business we’ll make it easy to plan an unforgettable holiday that checks all the boxes.

Places of interest in San Jose

San Jose is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in San Jose and make it a breeze to explore San Jose and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay it’s easy to find places of interest in San Jose to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

If you’re planning a visit to San Jose why not check out our handy guides to places of interest in the area? You can browse lists of things to do learn about the most popular attractions and get help with planning the details of your trip. Expedia makes it easy for you to check out all the top sights in San Jose.

San Jose attractions

San Jose has something for everyone so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip you’ll find plenty of attractions in San Jose to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight hotel and rental car in advance making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of San Jose.

Looking for things to do in San Jose can be time-consuming but we can take the hassle out of planning your holiday. Whether you’re looking to get active in the great outdoors sample the cuisine of San Jose or catch up with the vibrant local culture our guides to San Jose attractions ensure that you’ll have a successful trip whatever the season. Happy trails!


Where to stay in San Jose

South San Jose

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in South San Jose. If sightseeing is on the list, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Blossom Hill Station (VTA) or Snell Station to see more of the area.

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Downtown San Jose

Known for its fascinating museums and great live music, there's plenty to explore in Downtown San Jose. You can visit top attractions like SAP Center at San Jose and San Jose Museum of Art, and jump on the metro at San Fernando Station or Convention Center Station to see more of the city.

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North San Jose

While you're in North San Jose, take in top sights like Samsung Semiconductor Inc or San Jose Municipal Golf, and hop on the metro to see more of the city at Cisco Station or Baypointe Station.

East San Jose

While you're in East San Jose, take in top sights like Raging Waters or Lake Cunningham Park, and hop on the metro to see more of the city at Alum Rock Station or McKee Station.

West San Jose

While there might not be top attractions in West San Jose, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Winchester Mystery House and Santana Row Shopping Center.

Willow Glen

When in Willow Glen and the surrounding area, you'll want to check out sights like The Pruneyard Shopping Center or SAP Center at San Jose and hop on the metro to see more of the city at Bascom Station or Fruitdale Station.