Destination guide

Lively San Jose will entice you

Take a holiday to San Jose and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its sporting events, bird watching and art, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit San Jose Museum of Art, Tech Museum or Children's Discovery Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in San Jose

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that San Jose has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • J. Lohr Winery (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • San Jose Municipal Golf (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Santa Clara County Fairgrounds (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Raging Waters (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of San Jose

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Jose is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelley Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Shoreline Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Main Beach (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)
  • San Jose Municipal Rose Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • History Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Overfelt Gardens (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around San Jose

The nearest airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 4 mi (6.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to San Jose Diridon Station or San Jose College Park Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around San Jose by catching a ride on the metro at Santa Clara Station, St James Station or San Antonio Station.

Where to stay near San Jose?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 874 holiday rentals near San Jose. From 404 Houses to 322 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Jose for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Jose?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Jose:

  • North San Jose: 118 holiday homes
  • Northside: 55 holiday homes
  • Edenvale: 21 holiday homes
  • Berryessa: 46 holiday homes
  • Willow Glen: 175 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Jose?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in San Jose. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santana Row Shopping Center: 907 holiday rentals
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo: 802 holiday rentals
  • Logitech Ice Rink: 805 holiday rentals
  • Silicon Valley University: 860 holiday rentals
  • Virginia Station: 850 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Jose listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in San Jose?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 404 Houses in San Jose. Our other popular types of San Jose holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 322 holiday houses
  • Villas: 9 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 29 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Jose?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 196 holiday homes with pool available in San Jose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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