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San Jose, CA.

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Often called “the Capital of Silicon Valley“, San Jose is the largest city in the *Bay Area, 3rd largest in California. True to its location in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose is now home to the headquarters of many tech companies.

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Downtown San Jose is a mix of offices, shopping, hotels, numerous restaurants as well as a convention center and the SoFA (map) nightclub district. Check out the San Pedro Square Farmer’s Market (map) on Fridays for local and organic produce.

Santana Row (map). A “European-style” village of shops, restaurants, and high-priced condos, with hotels and great nightlife. There’s a year-round farmer’s market on Sundays, and during the summer bands play free outdoor music every weekend.

Further Confusion. January. One of the world’s largest conventions for fans of furry (anthropomorphic animals or creatures) art, writing, comics, and costuming. If you like walking around in a dog costume, this 5-day event is for you.

The Tech Museum of Innovation (map). A great interactive experience for all ages and backgrounds. The Tech Museum allows visitors to see how technology affects their daily lives.

San Jose Museum of Art (map). Recognized for its contemporary collection of modern art, which highlights movements on the West Coast as well as national and international pieces.

Winchester Mystery House (map). Check their website for a current schedule. The legend is that Sarah Winchester, Winchester Rifle heiress, was afraid of being cursed by the ghosts of those who had been killed by Winchester guns. She thought that as long as construction continued, the ghosts would be kept at bay. Construction did continue (for 38 years!), resulting in a fantastic house full of mazes, stairs that go nowhere and other odd architecture.

Valley Fair (map). One of the largest shopping malls in Northern California, Valley Fair has over 250 stores and several restaurants. Valley fair has gone under tremendous renovations within the last few years making it bigger and more modern.

SiliCon. October. A pop-culture and technology convention, formerly known as Silicon Valley Comic Con.

San Jose’s trail network of 60 mi (100 km) of recreational and active transportation trails throughout the city. The major trails in the network include: Coyote Creek Trail / Guadalupe River Trail / Los Gatos Creek Trail / Los Alamitos Creek Trail / Penitencia Creek Trail / Silver Creek Valley Trail.

 

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Public transport.

Guide to traveling to and getting around in United States.

The Transit app is an app for trip planning endorsed by VTA. The 511.org website is also a great resource, whether by car or public transit (or a combination of both). Its Trip Planner spans all Bay Area transit systems.

Also сheck оut мore info: Guide to traveling to and getting around in the USA (visittheusa.com)

BUS: Major intercity bus companies include: BoltBus • Greyhound • Jefferson Lines • Megabus • Peter Pan • Trailways • Chinatown buses

TRAIN: AMTRAK | eTicketing | Interactive Map

AIRPORT: The main points of entry to the United States by plane: Atlanta ⇒ Hartsfield • New York City ⇒ Newark Liberty / John F. Kennedy • Los Angeles • Chicago ⇒ O’Hare • San Francisco • Seattle ⇒ Seattle-Tacoma • Miami • Houston ⇒ George Bush.

FERRY: America has the largest system of inland waterways of any country in the world. It is entirely possible to navigate around within the United States by boat ⇒ The New York State Canal System • The St. Lawrence Seaway • *The Mississippi River.

Visit San Jose.

Where innovation meets creativity…discover what San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley has to offer.

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Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

Entering the USA can be an easy and seamless process when you are prepared. + U.S. visa & entry requirements (visittheusa.com)

USA Trip planner.

Create a day by day itinerary customized to you. A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences. Over 230,000,000 data points.

Roadtrippers.com.

Build your perfect road trip. Roadtrippers will help you find all the best stops along the way. More than 300 Extraordinary Places.

National Weather Service (weather.gov)

AAA (aaa.com): The American Automobile Association provides a range of services for travelers, including travel planning, trip insurance, and roadside assistance, for those traveling by car in the United States.

U.S. Department of State – Travel (state.gov): This website provides information on travel visas, travel warnings, and travel alerts for international travelers to the United States. It also provides resources for U.S. citizens traveling abroad.

Customs and Border Protection (cbp.gov): This website provides information on customs regulations and procedures for international travelers entering and exiting the United States. It also provides resources for travelers bringing goods into the country.

Transportation Security Administration (tsa.gov): This website provides information on airport security procedures, including what items are allowed in carry-on and checked baggage.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov): This website provides information on health and vaccination requirements for travelers to the United States, as well as health and safety tips for traveling in the country.

National Park Service (nps.gov): This website provides information on national parks and monuments in the United States, including park activities and events, camping and lodging information, and park regulations.