A Vibrant City in the Heart of Technology
Nestled into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains on the shores of South Bay, San Jose is a vibrant and bustling city full of opportunity for work and play, for relaxation and excitement, for big-city attractions and outdoor recreation. Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, San Jose is surrounded by innovation and technology, which means a market of high-tech and high-paying jobs. It is also home to a historic downtown known for its vivid arts and culture, as well as a plethora of big-city shopping and dining, and many opportunities to get outside and enjoy beautiful sunny California weather.
Explore a Vivid and Unique Culture
From events and celebrations to unique attractions, San Jose is unlike any other city, and offers a wealth of amenities and activities that draw visitors from across the nation. From South 1st Fridays — where retailers, cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, museums, and galleries of the arts and creative district host special events, exhibits, live music, and performances on the first Friday of every month — to the drive in movies at West Wind Capitol Drive-In, to concerts, exhibitions, and performances at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Shopping, Sports, Museums, and Observatories
The attractions continue! Explore Santana Row for upscale shopping, choice dining, live music, films, and other entertainment. Head to the SAP Center for a Sharks NHL game. Explore a history of ghosts and mediums at the Winchester Mystery House, or one of mining at the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum. Discover the most innovative place on earth at The Tech Museum, one of America’s top science and technology museums.
There are also shows by the Silicon Valley Ballet, the City Lights Theatre Company, and Broadway San Jose, as well as interesting and unique art exhibits at the Anno Domini Gallery, live music at the Caravan Lounge, Cafe Stritch, and Caffe Frascati. And don’t forget ice skating under the palms at Hawaii Airlines Downtown Ice, or stargazing at the Lick Observatory. The attractions are nearly endless!
Get Outside & Explore
Looking for some outdoor recreation? Look no farther! Head to Alum Rock Park, located in a canyon in the foothills of the Diablo range. Spanning 270 acres of natural open space, this is a perfect spot for hiking or biking, picnicking, or even horseback riding. The Japanese Friendship Garden offers a natural and tranquil rest spot, while the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo is fun for all ages. Lake Cunningham Park offers a 50-acre lake, as well as the largest skatepark in California, and Raging Waters, an amusement park with water slides and pools. Golfers can enjoy the Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, the San Jose Municipal Golf Course, or Los Lagos Golf Course.
San Jose Unified School District
San Jose is served by the San Jose Unified School District, which offers programs to inspire students and prepare for continuing education and success.
San Jose Real Estate
San Jose homes vary widely from highly affordable and economical to extravagant and luxurious. Pricing starts around $250,000 and ranges as high as $6 million.
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