San Jose, CA, USA

San Jose, CA, USA

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Where to stay around San Jose, CA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 658 vacation rentals near San Jose. From 255 houses to 247 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Jose for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Welcome to San Jose, where ideas grow

San Jose is known for being the capital of Silicon Valley. Tech giants were born in this innovative area, but that’s not all this Californian city is all about. Take your pick of the many San Jose vacation rentals, and discover nature in the 720-acre Alum Rock Park, spark innovative young minds with the Tech Museum of Innovation, or smell the roses in the Municipal Rose Garden. With its superb climate and 300+ days of sunshine per year, San Jose has plenty to offer visitors looking for a great vacation destination.

Find your way in San Jose by bike or lazy river

San Jose was the first civilian settlement in California, and there are so many activities on offer; the hardest part will be choosing what to do next. If you’re after something sporty, hire a bike and cycle along one of San Jose’s 24 trails. Looking for a way to cool off in the Californian sunshine? Head on over to Raging Waters San Jose and relax in the lazy river or slip down the slides in this North Californian water park. For those in the mood for retail therapy, make your way to the distinctively styled Santana Row.

Browse the Tech Museum or make a discovery in San Jose

San Jose vacation rentals are ideal for that family vacation you’ve been planning. For those searching for the Silicon Valley experience, the Tech Museum of Innovation will have you all buzzing with excitement. It may even set younger family members onto the path of becoming the next tech superstar! If tech isn’t quite what you’re searching for, why not head to the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose? The activities and exhibits here are designed for learning through play and creativity. With a fresh-food cafe on-site serving up delicious meals, you can play the whole day away!

It’s (almost) always sunny in San Jose!

Like most cities in the Bay Area, San Jose has a superb climate that offers average temperatures of between 50°F and 85°F. Since the city is surrounded by mountains on 3 sides, it has a semi-arid climate. There are many microclimates in San Jose, and Downtown experiences the least amount of rainfall. This light rainfall is most likely to happen November through April/May, with the summer months being very dry and hot. With around 300 days of sunshine a year, San Jose vacation rentals are great for those who love the outdoors and year-round warm temperatures.

Wake up and smell the roses in San Jose

San Jose lies between the San Andreas Fault and the Calaveras Fault, with the Guadalupe River and Coyote Creek running right through. Nestled in the foothills of the Diablo Range is Alum Rock Park—720 acres of municipal park. Hike or bike along its 13 different trails. Stop for a BBQ in one of the many rest areas and you might even spot a wild black-tailed deer or a bobcat. For some inner-city nature, sniff out the Japanese Friendship Garden.