About San Jose


Let's have a look around into background of San Jose
  • County: Santa Clara County
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 37.3394444
  • Longitude: -121.8938889
  • Time zone: American/Los Angeles
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in San Jose

  • Climate: Mediterranean Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October (Dry Season)

Distance from San Jose center to Airport

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (about 2 miles from downtown in north west direction) for commercial service and  Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County for general aviation purpose.
Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
Driving Time: 9 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System and Caltrain.
  • Road: Bus – Service by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Fremont

Location

Fremont is a in the US state of California. Fremont has a total population of 213,276 (2016 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Mediterranean Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June
Tourist Attractions
  • Lake Elizabeth
  • Ardenwood Historic Farm
  • Mission Peak




Oakland

Location

Oakland in the west coast is the eighth largest city with one of the busiest port in the US State of California. The total population of Oakland is 419,267 (2015 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Warm – Summer Mediterranean Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October
Tourist Attractions
  • Jack London Square
  • Lake Merritt
  • Chabot Space and Science Center

Emergency Contact Numbers in San Jose city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1.800.660.4287 (Caltrain)
  • Cab: +1 408-658-0066 (Yellow Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 408-392-3600  (Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport )
  • Hospital: +1 408-559-2011 (Good Samaritan Hospital)

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in San Jose.

  • Finding San Jose - A Multimedia Stage Poem
  • Silicon Valley Open Studios
  • “Blue Sunday” with Jim Ripper & The Night Prowlers

Tourist Attractions

  • Winchester Mystery House
  • Almaden Quicksilver County Park
  • Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies

Theatre & Concerts

  • City Lights Theater Company
  • California Theatre
  • The City National Civic

Visit Top Restaurants in San Jose

  • Scott's Seafood - San Jose
  • Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Grill on the Alley

Top Shopping Centers in San Jose

  • The Plant Shopping Center
  • Eastridge Shopping Center
  • Santana Row
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Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
  • Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
  • Heritage Rose Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Oysters Rockefeller – Scott's Seafood - San Jose
  • Artichoke Hearts – Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Filet And Cowboy Ribeye – Grill on the Alley

Sports Club

Home of San Jose Sharks (National Hockey League), the San Jose Barracuda (American Hockey League) and the San Jose Earthquakes (Major League Soccer).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.65 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $4.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 3,391.07
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.77 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $60.00
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