Here are the essential places to visit in San Jose, California. The selection is made using the FavRiver scoring system which takes into account the most relevant metrics and expert reviews.
Last update : Jul 08, 2019
21Los Gatos Creek Trail
The Los Gatos Creek Trail is a 9.7-mile (15.6 km) pedestrian and bicycle trail that runs through western Santa Clara County in California, from Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos, California through Campbell, California to Meridian Avenue in San Jose, California alongside Los Gatos Creek. The trail is heavily used.
Los Gatos Creek Trail
22Emma Prusch Farm Park
Emma Prusch Farm Park is a 43.5 acre (176,000 m²) park in East San Jose, California. Donated by Emma Prusch to the City of San Jose in 1962 to use to demonstrate the valley's agricultural past, it includes a 4-H barn (the largest in San Jose), community gardens, a rare-fruit orchard, demonstration gardens, picnic areas, and expanses of lawn. The park is host to an annual Harvest Festival and is operated cooperatively by the San Jose Parks and Recreation Department and the non-profit Emma Prusch Farm Park Foundation.
Emma Prusch Farm Park
23J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is a winery headquartered in San Jose, California, with over 3700 acres of estate vineyards in Paso Robles, Monterey County and the Napa Valley. The family-owned and operated company, which has wineries in San Jose and Paso Robles, was founded in 1971 by President Jerry Lohr. Jeff Meier, J. Lohr Director of Winemaking, has been with the company since 1984 and oversees the making of the J. Lohr portfolio: four tiers of signature wines including J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series, J. Lohr Cuvée Series and J. Lohr Gesture, along with specialty brands Cypress Vineyards, Painter Bridge and ARIEL Vineyards (non-alcoholic). J. Lohr ranks among the top 30 wine producers in the United States, with annual US sales exceeding 1 million cases.
J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines
24Japanese Friendship Garden (Kelley Park)
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a walled section of Kelley Park in San Jose, California, United States. Dedicated in October 1965, it is patterned after Japan's famous Korakuen Garden in Okayama (one of San Jose's sister cities) and spans six acres. Its three main ponds were stocked with koi sent from Okayama in 1966. The ponds are at different elevations in the park, and are inter-connected by streams.
The park is open daily from 10 AM to 7 PM. There is no admission fee, but the city does charge for parking at Kelley Park.
Japanese Friendship Garden (Kelley Park)
25San Pedro Square
San Pedro Square is a historic neighborhood of San Jose, California, located in northern Downtown San Jose. One of San Jose's oldest districts, San Pedro Square today is a popular dining and entertainment destination for Downtown.
San Pedro Square
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