Culturally diverse and historic, San Jose is the third largest city in California and the tenth largest in the nation. As a hub of Silicon Valley, it’s a popular destination for tourists and business travelers alike.
View a screening at the largest IMAX dome in the West at the Tech Museum of Innovation, which is also home to interactive exhibits from locally based companies including Google and Adobe. Nearby, the San Jose Museum of Art hosts an impressive collection of work from West Coast artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Satiate cravings at San Pedro Square Market, an expansive marketplace where you’ll find everything from sushi tacos to brick oven pizzas.
Santana Row, located four miles from downtown San Jose, is a Parisian-influenced shopping strip with upscale boutiques, spas, and restaurants. Cruise across the street to the Winchester Mystery House to visit one of the state’s most bizarre mansions. Inside its 160-plus rooms, you’ll find stairways leading to nowhere, rooms within rooms, and windows that look out to blank halls, amongst other oddities.