San Jose, CA Neighborhood Information

Consistently named among the best places to live in the nation, San Jose is a thriving city at the very heart of America’s tech industry. The highly walkable downtown is a popular hangout for the entire community, featuring lush parks, exquisite restaurants, performance venues, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Over 30,000 students attend San Jose State University, and the position of the campus right downtown contributes to the college having a major impact on the local culture; the collegiate influence is amplified by the numerous smaller colleges throughout the city as well. The city layout is full of bike lanes, sidewalks, and trails, making the community very walkable and bike-friendly.

San Jose is an excellent city for sports fans, between the San Jose Sharks NHL team, the San Jose Giants baseball team (affiliate to the more famous San Francisco Giants), and the 49ers playing at Levi’s Stadium in neighboring Santa Clara. The local museums include the San Jose Museum of Art, the Tech Museum of Innovation, and the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, all in the downtown core. Guadalupe River Park runs right through the center of town and includes the Heritage Rose Garden, hiking trails, and picnic areas.

Neighborhood Highlights

Heart of Silicon Valley

It’s easy to find your way to San Jose with three international airports within the Bay Area to choose from. 3.9 miles from downtown San Jose, the San Jose International Airport is the best kept secret for traveling to San Jose.

Entertainment

Explore our 250+ downtown dining and entertainment options and free downtown high-speed wireless Internet.

Culture

Experience an abundance of cultural offerings and attractions including The Tech Interactive, the Winchester Mystery House, San Pedro Square Market, the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, the San Jose Museum of Art and Santana Row, San Jose’s premier shopping destination.

Parks & Trails

Enjoy 193 regional and city parks and gardens, including 60 miles of trails for the best hiking, walking, and biking under the sun.