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Explore Popular San Jose Attractions and Fun Things to Do

Vibrant, sunny, and welcoming - San Jose is the perfect place for weekend hikes or fun vacations. Located close to downtown and adjacent to the public light rail system, our modern hotel offers easy access to a host of popular local attractions and places of interest. Hop on thrilling rides and pulse pounding coasters or meet Snoopy and his furry friends at California's Great America, or enjoy a variety of intriguing exhibits and light installations at the Museum of Art. Catch a San Jose Sharks hockey game at the SAP Center or cheer for the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Unravel the mystery of the Winchester House or enjoy a day of shopping and world-class dining at the San Pedro Square Market. From activities that will have your heart racing to luxurious shopping districts, San Jose offers inclusive and endless options for fun, adventure, and entertainment.
SAP Center at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
SAP Center
Cheer for your favorite team at the SAP center, San Jose’s favorite sports and entertainment arena. Home to the San Jose Sharks hockey team, the center hosts world-class concerts, comedy shows and family events all through the year.
Distance from hotel: 3.65 miles
Avaya Stadium at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
Avaya Stadium
Catch Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium with nearly 18,000 seats. Amenities include North America's largest outdoor bar and a two-acre fan zone.
Distance from hotel: 1.83 miles
San Jose McEnry Convention Center at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
San Jose McEnry Convention Center
From annual technology conferences and fan conventions to auto shows and political campaign rallies, this state-of-the-art facility sits in the heart of downtown San Jose and boasts hundreds of varied events per year.
Distance from hotel: 3.90 miles
San Jose of the Performing Arts at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
Center of the Performing Arts
Experience the grandeur and grace of classic California in this remarkable theater built in 1972 by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. With a seating capacity of 2, 608 and top-notch staging capabilities, the center is a choice venue for music concerts, ballet and Broadway shows.
Distance from hotel: 3.90 miles
California's Great America at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
California's Great America
Take the kids to Northern California's ultimate family theme park and entertainment destination. Enjoy heart throbbing coasters, exciting rides, live stage shows, concerts, and a wild water park at California’s Great America in Santa Clara.
Distance from hotel: 5.38 miles
Winchester Mystery House at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
Winchester Mystery House
Despite the Winchester Mystery House's cheerful and opulent exteriors, this massive California mansion's history is edged with tragedy, mystery and paranormal activities. Take a tour of America’s most infamous house and explore its curious past.
Distance from hotel: 4.67 miles
Shoreline Ampitheatre at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
Shoreline Amphitheatre
Enjoy some of the best concerts, festivals and special events hosted all through the year at Silicon Valley's premier live music and entertainment venue featuring 22,000 seats and a spectacular lawn area.
Distance from hotel: 11.31 miles
San Pedro Square Market at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
San Pedro Square Market
A hotspot downtown destination in San Jose that boasts trendy eateries, bars, shops and live entertainment. A bustling meeting venue, the San Pedro Square Market has something for everyone including an eclectic mix of restaurants, films, and sports events.
Distance from hotel: 3.31 miles
Levis Stadium at San Jose - Silicon Valley, California
Levi's Stadium
Catch a concert or watch the NFL's San Francisco 49ers play at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. This innovative sports and entertainment destination offers the ultimate fan experience and perfect sightlines.
Distance from hotel: 5.84 miles

Holiday Inn San Jose Hotel - Outdoor Activities

Explore Safe & Fun San Jose Activities within Driving Distance

Discover amazing outdoor activities nearby that will have your heart racing. Holiday Inn San Jose – Silicon Valley offers easy access to a host of popular recreational options in San Jose, California. Start exploring now!

Walk, Run, or Ride on the Lovely Los Gatos Creek Trail

This dog-friendly trail provides an array of activities for walkers, joggers, bicyclists, and nature lovers. Enjoy an easy walk on a mostly flat trail with an ever changing view.

The Happy Hollow Park and Zoo are Open Again!

Holiday Inn San Jose – Silicon Valley puts you within 6 minutes of this 16-acre amusement park and accredited zoo in San Jose, California. A great place for kids to play, learn, and bond with nature.

Visit the Spectacular Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

Golfers love this place. Take a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley to experience smooth, fast greens of award-winning Cinnabar Hills Golf Club.

Fall in Love with The Ranch Golf Club

Located within 11.6 miles, this semi-private open golf course offers adventurous 6,500-yard blue-tee. This is one of the finest public golf courses with scenic surroundings and amazing Bay area views.

Walk & Play at San Jose Municipal Golf Course

For over 50 years San Jose Municipal Golf Course entertains south bay golfers. A straightforward layout with open fairways offers a pleasant experience for golfers of all abilities.

Explore the Vibrant San Pedro Square Market

Located within 3.8 miles, San Pedro Square Market helps you feel the vibe of San Jose, CA. Discover the local shops, amazing restaurants, vibrant nightlife in this lively marketplace.

Santana Row Shops & Restaurants have Reopened Safely

Spend a lazy afternoon shopping, dining, and playing in Santana Row – one of Silicon Valley’s most popular destinations. Tastefully appointed, in-store shopping and patio dining options are available.

Campbell Farmers' Market: Reopening Nov. 22, Sunday

Starting November 22, 2020, Campbell Farmers’ Market will reopen to visitors with safety precautions in place. So, don’t miss visiting one of the best Farmers' Markets in South Bay.

Have a Safe Shopping Experience at Westfield Valley Fair

Many stores at Westfield Valley Fair are open with in-store shopping or curbside pickup. Explore the amazing restaurants in Valley Fair including savoring international cuisines and classic American dishes.

Spend Some Fun Family Time at San Jose Flea Market

Discover a host of fun activities, amazing local foods, live music, and buy locally sourced fruits & vegetables at Berryessa Flea Market, located just within 2.9 miles from our hotel.
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