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Downtown San Jose at Milpitas California
Distance from hotel: 7.50 miles
Category: Activities
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Discover Activities, Attractions & Events In Downtown San Jose

As the beating heart of California's famous Silicon Valley, downtown San Jose is a vibrant city that entices with high-tech energy and historic charm. Stroll downtown streets lined with modern glass and metal buildings flanked by stunning historic landmarks and quiet neighborhoods filled with Victorian homes.
Dine at endless international restaurants and enjoy eclectic shopping or see a Broadway show. Visit world-class museums and attend fun cultural events. Whatever time of year you visit, you'll never be bored in downtown San Jose.


Parking -

Parking is available at eight public garages, nine public surface lots and at metered on-street spaces.

Directions -

Downtown San Jose is located off Highway 87 and Highway 280.


  • Music in the Park
  • Short Film Festival
  • San Jose Jazz Festival
  • Christmas in the Park
  • Silicon Valley Restaurant Week


  • Museums
  • Farmers Market
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Live Theater
  • Professional Sports


  • What are some fun things to do in Downtown San Jose, CA?

    Discover all the fun things to do in Downtown San Jose, from shopping and dining to museums. The Children's Discovery Museum offers hands-on fun for the little ones while older kids will love the Tech Museum of Innovation. If you're visiting during the holidays, the Christmas in the Park event is a definite must see. The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum offers a look at Egyptian history and culture. The Museum of Quilts & Textiles is a unique spot to see woven and wearable art. And, the San Jose Museum of Art is chock full of great exhibits and a great café.
  • What are some good downtown san jose restaurants?

    Downtown San Jose is a vibrant dining destination, packed with restaurants, steakhouses, cafes and bars. Established in 1956, Original Joe's is a beloved local dining establishment serving classic Italian and American cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Enjoy chicken parmigiana, chopped salad or Original Joe's famous hamburger. Muchos! is a family-owned restaurant that serves up authentic Mexican cuisine, made from the freshest ingredients and organic meats, all in a restacasual setting. Try award-winning dishes like roasted chicken burritos, steak enchiladas and sizzling fajitas. Check out more great San Jose restaurants, including Capers, Loft Bar & Bistro and Firehouse Number 1 Gastropub.

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