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Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph picture in San Jose
San Jose Municipal Rose Garden picture in San Jose
California's Great America picture in San Jose
Caesar Chavez Park Fountains picture in San Jose
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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum picture in San Jose
Winchester Mystery House picture in San Jose
Santana Row picture in San Jose
Children's Discovery Museum picture in San Jose

Unless there's a festival or conference, downtown San Jose doesn't really bustle. If you want nightlife, head over to Santana Row. DenisTangneyJr Getty Images

Recent visitors highly recommend making a stop at the Cathedral Basilica of St Joseph. Situated in downtown San Jose, the cathedral impresses with its intricate architecture and stunning interior. Getty Images

The San Jose State University campus is located just a few blocks from downtown. gangliu10 Getty Images

Plaza de César Chávez is a park in downtown San Jose, located within walking distance of some of the city's top attractions. GerardoBrucker Getty Images

This Roman Catholic Church is California Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hisham Ibrahim Getty Images

The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, which features more than 4,000 rose shrubs, is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. It's best seen in eary May, when the roses are in peak bloom. Lisa Werner Getty Images

It's no Disneyland, but this theme park in the Santa Clara neighborhood will surely satisfy your family's craving for thrilling rides, water park fun and live entertainment.  Courtesy California's Great America

If you're traveling with kids, consider swinging by the fountains at Caesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose. During the summer, it's a popular spot for little ones to cool off. Michael Marfell Getty Images

The Tech Museum of Innovation offers plenty of hands-on learning opportunities that serve to educate young minds about scientific concepts, such as space exploration, biotechnology, clean energy, genetics and the science of sound. HarshLight Flickr

If you've rented a car in San Jose and are craving a California beach day, head to Santa Cruz, which is less than 35 miles southwest of San Jose. Erica Davis Getty Images

Though visitors comment on this art museum's small size, they say it's a nice way to spend an hour or two, especially if you enjoy contemporary works. Tofu Flickr

The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum hosts the largest collection of ancient Egyptian finds on the West Coast, boasting more than 4,000 artifacts joncallas Flickr

Across the street from hip Santana Row, the Winchester Mystery House is both a piece of San Jose history and, according to some, a tourist trap. Courtesy Winchester Mystery House

Santana Row is a great place to stretch your legs... and your budget. It's also home to a variety of restaurants. MasaoTaira Getty Images

Like the nearby Tech Museum, the Children's Discovery Museum offers hands-on experiences for kids as well as some interesting displays for adults. Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Downtown San Jose picture in San Jose
Cathedral Basilica of St Joseph picture in San Jose
San Jose State University picture in San Jose
Plaza de César Chávez  picture in San Jose
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph picture in San Jose
San Jose Municipal Rose Garden picture in San Jose
California's Great America picture in San Jose
Caesar Chavez Park Fountains picture in San Jose
Tech Museum of Innovation picture in San Jose
Santa Cruz picture in San Jose
San Jose Museum of Art picture in San Jose
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum picture in San Jose
Winchester Mystery House picture in San Jose
Santana Row picture in San Jose
Children's Discovery Museum picture in San Jose

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