Heading to San Jose and wondering what are the activities you can do? I’m here to share that the 408 zip code has plenty of places to visit and see! San Jose is a large city but it still FEELS small and tucked in between the South foothills. Even though it’s 40 minutes from the beach and 3 hours from the snow, SJ has plenty to offer new visitors. Here are 20 things to do in San Jose!
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Explore the exhibits at the Downtown Tech Museum
Visit the SJ Museum of Art
Take the littles to Rotary Park
Enjoy a night at the the San Jose Drive-in
Take in the quiet beauty of the Japanese Friendship Garden
Visit the animals and ride the kiddie rides at Happy Hollow Zoo
Get your STEM on at the Children’s Discovery Museum
Walk the Guadalupe Trail
Sniff some flowers at the Municipal Rose Garden
Snap a photo at the San Jose mural at the corner of Santa Clara and Third St
Take in the gorgeous architecture of the MLK library
Have a picnic on the SJSU grounds. There are lots of food places nearby to pick up lunch!
Enjoy a huge burrito at Iguanas
Grab a cup of coffee and a churro waffle at Nirvana Soul
Learn about farming and tour the grounds at Emma Prusch Park
Walk Amaden Lake Park
Have a glass of wine at J. Lohr
Take a haunted tour of the Winchester Mystery House
Try the new ice cream flavors at Willow Glen Creamery