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San Jose

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Head of the high-tech Silicone Valley, San Jose California is located in the San Francisco region's South Bay. Close to redwood forests, State Parks & a wildlife refuge, SJ has mountain biking & hiking trails just a few minutes away. Home grown hard cider too!
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elevation: 87' population: 1,013,240 zip code: 95113


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Santa Clara County
S of San Francisco
between Interstate 680 & Hwy. 101




  • restaurants
  • mountain biking
  • wineries
  • biking & rentals
  • shopping
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lake Cunningham Regional Park
  • San Franciso Bay Wildlife Refuge
  • Lexington Reservoir
  • Hakone Gardens
  • San Jose Trail Network
  • Henry Coe State Park
  • Mount Hamilton - elev. 4209'
  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Santa Teresa County Park
  • Ed Levin County Park
  • Joseph D. Grant County Park
  • Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve
  • Lick Observatory
  • Arroyo Hondo
  • Rattlesnake Butte - elev. 3460'
  • The Tech Museum of Innovation
  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
  • Mount Isabel - elev. 4233'
  • Children's Discovery Museum
  • san jose campgrounds

    Henry W. Coe State Park
    Portola Redwoods Campground
    Anthony Chabot Regional Park
    Del Valle Regional Park

    tent camping

    The largest city in Northern California and a major meeting destination for high-tech industry players, San Jose is often referred to as 'The Capital of Silicon Valley'. Zillions of restaurants, coffee shops, museums, active downtown; residential, and apartment living.

    nearby towns:
    Mountain View
    Los Gatos
    Palo Alto
    Santa Cruz
    Ben Lomond
    Boulder Creek
    local links:

    San Jose & Silicone Valley
    101 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113

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    Breakfast Club at Midtown
    San Jose Jazz Festival
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