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Alum Rock Park
Founded in 1872 and one of California’s oldest municipal parks, Alum Rock Park is nestled within a canyon in the foothills of the Diablo Range. The park's 720 acres of natural, rugged beauty provide visitors with many leisure outdoor activities including hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, picnicking, and of course jus…
Lake Cunningham & Regional Skate Park
Lake Cunningham's acres of open space and 50-acre lake offer something for everyone. One of the park's darlings is a 68,000 square feet, Regional Skate Park (LCRSP) which is the largest skate park in California and features the world's largest cradle, tallest vert wall, and largest full pipe. LCRSP offers a wide variety of …
San Jose Sharks
The city bleeds teal for their resident NHL Hockey team the San Jose Sharks. If you're in town during hockey season (September -April) be sure to visit the SAP Center ( known locally as the Shark Tank) to root on the team to victory. From the antics of the best mascot in the business (SJ Sharkie) and the theme from Jaws dur…
SilverCreek Sportsplex
A truly unique sports, fitness, and events complex featuring state-of-the-art amenities and expert staff, all under one roof. The Silver Creek Sportsplex offers something for everyone including, ice and roller hockey, indoor soccer, flag football, box lacrosse, martial arts, roller skating, badminton, baseball, futsal, dodg…
Almaden Lake Park

Visitors to Almaden Lake Park can enjoy seasonal activities that include fishing and pedal boating along 30 acres of lake and 65 acres of land. Others enjoy a nice family or company picnic and play volleyball, toss horseshoes. Bocce ball courts are also available on a first come first serve basis, you will need to provide y…

Alviso Marina County Park
Alviso Marina County Park offers beautiful views of San Francisco Bay and the amazing wildlife that call it home. Birds of many varieties live in the vast marshes that outline the bay, and are accessible by walking down the multiple boardwalks that lead out into the marsh. Hiking, biking and bird watching are favorite activ…
Avaya Stadium
Avaya Stadium is a soccer stadium in San Jose, California, United States, and is the home of Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes. The stadium is located on the Airport West site that is located to the west of San Jose International Airport. Avaya Stadium officially opened for business on February 27, 2015 and has a c…
Backesto Park
Backesto Park, situated in North San Jose, is more than 75 years old. The park derives its name from John Pierre Backesto, a nineteenth century physician. In 1890, his widow, Anne Backesto, donated $30,000 to the City of San Jose in his memory to create the park.  The park boasts a community center, BBQ area, children's pl…
Black Mountain Bowman Archery Range
Part of Sana Teresa County Park, this bring your own archery equipment range is open to the public (7) days a week during normal park hours (except for the first Saturday of each month when it is closed for maintenance by the BMB archery club members.) The range is also closed during club sponsored shoots. There are no fees…
Bowlmor
This is not your grandfather’s bowling alley. With plush lounge seating, multi-media screens, a state of the art sound system and a full service bar, what’s not to like? What a private bowling experience,  the Back 9, with 9 lanes and a dedicated bar is right up your alley. And, check out the full bar and menu HERE.
Brigadoon Park
With 5.5 acres of park made especially unique courtesy of giant, concrete slides that scale the side of the large hill at the park, Brigadoon is a favorite local gem. Use the cardboard usually at the base of the slides to go faster, if you dare! Picnic and BBQ sites available.
Calabazas Park
Calabazas Park features the largest city-funded BMX course of its kind in the Bay Area and with few rivals in the rest of California. The park and the BMX course are open one hour after sunrise and closes one hour after sunset; however, the course will remain closed if the ground is deemed too wet for usage
Calero Reservoir County Park
Once part of the Pueblo lands of San Jose, this approximate 4,471 acre park is nestled in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Two distinct areas define this park: Calero reservoir, which offers a host of water-oriented recreational activities, and the adjoining "back country" which reveals to the visitor Cali…
Club Auto Sport
Club Auto Sport offers chic luxury, modern innovation and automotive ingenuity, all under one roof and plays host to a number of public and private events. The Clubhouse Showroom features an array of rare collectible cars available for display as well as a significant one-of-a-kind private museum collection. With a sleek lo…
Drawbridge (formerly Saline City)

Drawbridge (formerly Saline City) is a ghost town with an abandoned railroad station located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay. Six miles south of Fremont, the remains of the town are located on Station Island on the Union Pacific Railroad line. Formerly used as a hunting village, it has been a ghost town since 1…

Eagle Ridge Golf Club
The public venue's 18 holes were meticulously designed by Ron Fream and David Dale to incorporate the existing movement of the land, frequent natural water features and spectacular views. And like many relatively upscale modern courses, six sets of tee boxes offer plenty of options, making the course range from 7,005 yards …
Event Center at San Jose State University

The Event Center at San Jose State University is a multi-functional sports and entertainment arena. A premier mid-size Northern California venue, the Event Center is fully equipped to accommodate various types of events from full-arena concerts to corporate conferences. With over 25,000 square feet of extended floor space, …

Flagship Tesla Showroom
One of the first Tesla show-rooms on the West coast is located in San Jose’s Santana Row, the Rodeo Drive of Silicon Valley. The Tesla Showroom features the newest Tesla models and technology, and is a known hangout for the tech elite.
Garrod Farms and Stables
Scenic horseback riding just 25 minutes from downtown San Jose in the Saratoga foothills. Enjoy a guided horseback ride through the Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards and the Fremont Older Mid-Peninsula Open Space Preserve on the eastern slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains facing San Jose. Trails wander through vineyards and oak…
Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Palm trees, sunshine, holiday fun, San Joseans know how to celebrate the holidays, with Downtown Ice. Constructed each year, this ice rink under the stars makes use of the typically great weather the city enjoys from mid November to early January. Skate rental, theme nights, thousands of twinkling lights synchronized to hol…
Hellyer County Park
This 354-acre urban park is located in the heart of Santa Clara County's regional park system with the Coyote Creek meandering through the center. Located within the park is an Olympic-size velodrome. This open air, banked, concrete bicycle racing track is used to stage professional and amateur bicycle events.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Take a day off from sightseeing and visit Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The park features 15 miles of hiking and riding trails, which take you through towering redwoods, mixed evergreens, Santa Cruz sand hills, and ponderosa pines. The oldest trees here are 1,800 years old, the talle…
Kelley Park
With its 172 acres, Kelley Park is located on the north side of the city where it is regularly visited by area locals who enjoy its beautiful grounds and nearby attractions like Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. The park is a great place for picnics and other outdoor gatherings. With its picturesque setting, the park is popular pl…
Laine's Baits and Rentals

Laine’s Baits is a family owned business that has been around since the 1950’s. The bait shop was run out of the old barn located behind the Tilden-Laine Victorian down the street from the current location in Alviso. Still family owned, the bait shop has the same feel of a Mom and Pop shop, but has expanded the business to …

Levi's Stadium
Levi's Stadium embodies "ultimate fan experience," where it's a Taylor Swift Concert or a San Francisco 49ers game you are attending. Top notch food, views, amenities and fun is awaiting you. Tours are recommended for a unique a behind-the-scenes look at a professional stadium, and includes a stop at the 49ers Museum. As on…
Los Gatos Creek Trail
Plenty of scenic beauty and lots of shade are what you'll find along the Los Gatos Creek Trail. This spot is always bustling with individuals out for a day of walking, jogging, skating, bicycling, or roller blading. You'll also find a few non-motorized scooters along the way. Whether you're out for a nature stroll or lookin…
Midtown Arts Mercantile
From a deserted 41,000-square-foot warehouse on Lincoln Avenue to an industrial hub for an assortment of creative tenants to make, manufacture, fabricate and publish their unique products - meet the Midtown Arts Mercantile. The space has been transformed into a community-gathering place with all the right ingredients for …
Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center
The Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center offers the finest outdoor sports facility in Northern California. With 9+ grass fields and 2 lighted stadium turf fields, the Center has become a major destination for soccer and lacrosse tournaments, football, cheer events and rugby league games. The turf fields are lined and equipped …
Mount Hermon Adventures
Mount Hermon Adventures has grown immensely since it began and has become an internationally recognized provider of adventure experiences and team development programs. They now operate the world-famous Redwood Canopy Tours, multiple aerial adventure courses, intentional Team Building programs, and provide Mount Hermon over…
Mount Umunhum
Mount Umunhum, in the Sierra Azul range, is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Cruz Mountains at an elevation of 3,486 feet.  From its spectacular summit, visitors can experience 360-degree views from the Pacific Ocean all the way to the Sierra Nevada. This Open Space destination also offers a rich nature experience that…
Ohana Board Shop
On the front store window of the Ohana Board Shop, it reads, "Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind. Ohana means connection, community. Ohana Board Shop is where you’ll find both." Ohana Board Shop was created by husband and wife team, Arun and Anne-Michelle Frances in 2005. It was built on Arun's childh…
O'Neill Surf Shop
Jack O'Neill, one of the pioneers in wetsuit design, founded the O'Neill brand in 1952 while opening one of California's first surf shops in a garage on the Great Highway in San Francisco, close to his favorite bodysurfing break at the time. This led to the establishment of his company, O'Neills Surf Shop, that deals in w…
O'Neill Yacht Charters (OYC)

Come aboard the 65' Team O'Neill catamaran and experience an adventure on the beautiful waters of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Cruise along the picturesque coastline, taking in such sights as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf, multiple lighthouses and beautiful beaches. Check out the surfers at…

Overfelt Gardens & Chinese Cultural Garden
32-acres of winding paths circle around three dry ponds, a garden, a picnic area, and Mildred Overfelt's old dairy farmhouse at Overfelt Gardens Park in East San Jose. Grab a book at the Educational Park Branch Library at the park's edge and spend an afternoon reading at one of the many benches situated throughout the park.…
Penetencia Park

This 163 acre linear park and regional trail incorporates parklands and open space from a number of agencies including Santa Clara County, the City of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley Water District. This four-mile trail begins at Penetencia Park on Maybury and North Jackson Road (next to Commodore Park and the Berryessa…

Pruneridge Golf Club
Pruneridge Golf Club has long been a favorite spot in the South Bay for a quick nine holes of golf or to practice your swing on the covered and lighted double deck driving range and short game areas.  A full service golf facility dedicated to promoting the game and helping golfers achieve their golfing goals, whether it is …
Raging Waters
Visitors flock to Lake Cunningham to visit Raging Waters, a popular San Jose amusement park. With its water slides and pools, Raging Waters is fun for people of all ages, but it is an extraordinarily family-friendly venue that is the perfect place to bring kids when you're visiting San Jose. Considered the largest water par…
Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course
An executive course, Rancho del Pueblo will entertain and challenge both beginning and advanced players. The course features three lakes, extensive bunkering, with eight par 3’s and one 250-yard par 4. Rancho del Pueblo boasts two sets of tees, with black tees providing a total yardage of 1,418 yards, and Gold tees providin…
San Jose Bike Party
San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time each third Friday of each month. The start up location and route is rotated monthly, announced 24 hours before the party, and each ride is themed! Music, Food Trucks and more await you at the end of your route and crowds of participants join ea…
San Jose Earthquakes
Ideal for anyone who enjoys soccer, an Earthquakes game is filled with lots of excitement. Catch the team at the stunning outdoor Avaya Stadium which offers an experience every bit as excellent as its reputation. One of the best kept secrets for those who are not die hard MLS fans, a Quakes game is a fantastic outing.
San Jose Giants
The San Jose Giants are a Minor League professional baseball team in the Class A Advanced California League and has been affiliated with the San Francisco Giants since 1988 (boasting the longest current working agreement in the League.) The San Jose Giants play in historic Municipal Stadium and have afford hundreds of thous…
San Jose Spiders

The Spiders represent San Jose in the American Ultimate Disc League, the premier sports league for Ultimate Frisbee. The Spiders have the biggest and most enthusiastic fan base in the Western Conference. Any sport is a lot of fun when there are over 1000 screaming fans in the stands joining the action. The players definitel…

San Jose State University
Travelers often overlook the various cultural attractions that make up the university experience but some of the best undiscovered talent can be found on a campus. Catch a music or theater performance at one of the school's state of the art facilities, or root for the home team at any of San Jose State's fine athletic event…
Santa Teresa Park

Santa Teresa County Park is located in the Santa Teresa Hills ten miles south of downtown San Jose. This diverse 1,673 acre park, rich in history, offers spectacular views from its over 17 miles of trails above the Almaden and Santa Clara Valleys for equestrian, hiking and bicycle use. The secluded upland valleys of the par…

SAP Center at San Jose
SAP Center hosts large concert events, Olympic and sporting championships, and is affectionately referred to as the "Shark Tank" because the arena is home to the San Jose Sharks, the local national hockey team. Plenty of food an beverage vendors are available inside the arena. Download Meeting Spec Sheet HERE.
Sierra Azul Preserve

Just south of the Town of Los Gatos, on the east side of the Lexington Reservoir, sits the Sierra Azul Mountain range, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's southernmost open space preserve. Translated Sierra Azul means "Blue Range." Encompassing more than 18,000 acres, this is the district's largest Preserve. Sie…

Silicon Valley Roller Girls
The Silicon Valley Roller Girls; in a word, fierce. Gather a few friends to witness the intense derby action that is fun and appropriate for the whole family. Roller derbies have been enjoying a resurgence in popularity in the last several years and San Jose is leading the jam. SVRG is also deeply committed to community cha…
Solar4America Ice (Sharks Ice)
Sharks Ice at San Jose is the largest ice skating facility in California and the official training facility of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. The state-of-the-art facility hosts hundreds of events annually including, National Championship hockey tournaments, corporate events and birthday parties of all sizes. Sharks Ice is 170,…
South Hall
South Hall accommodates a variety of types of groups, consumer shows, general session speakers, special events and more while staying in the Downtown core. Extremely flexible and transformable to a group’s unique needs, South Hall adds 80,000 sq. ft. to the Convention Center and Cultural Facilities campus. Download Meeting…
The Studio
A 40 foot high lead wall, 11,000 square feet of climbing terrain,  3,000 square feet of bouldering and over 90 top and lead ropes makes The Studio a fantastic place to play and workout. The gym has found a home in an old single screen movie theatre which we have converted into a plastic playground for the vertical adventure…
Studio Climbing Gym
The Studio Climbing was established in 2012 inside of an old movie theater in the heart of Downtown San Jose. With over 11,000 sq ft of climbing terrain, a 40 ft high lead cave, unique bouldering terrain, and a variety of fitness classes including yoga, TRX, and core conditioning, and a vibrant community of members, you're …
ThirdSpace Fitness
ThirdSpace has set the foundation of their practice on the premise that humans need to be socially healthy in order to be physically and mentally healthy. The ThirdSpace Fitness program will not be simply a one-hour, in & out experience, nor will it be the leisurely all-day experience of a lavish spa. Instead, the membe…