The Best of Northern California
Silicon Valley is home to thousands of tech start-up companies and headquarters many of the largest high-tech companies in the world such as Google, Apple, Intel and many more. Within San José city limits, visitors and locals alike can enjoy arenas boasting A-list performers and national sports teams, theaters showcasing everything from opera to improv comedy, food from nearly every culture and museums of technology, science and art. Right outside the city, thrills can be found at theme parks and in nature, up in the mountains and down by the sea. Venture a bit farther to explore renowned destinations like Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe. The Bay Area has a lot to offer.
San Jose Information
Silicon Valley nightlife, music, clubs, arts and culture.
San Francisco and Bay Area news and culture. Sports coverage of the SF Giants, 49ers and Warriors.
The leading source of breaking news, local news, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle and opinion for San José and beyond.
The latest Silicon Valley technology news.
History San José preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of San José and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events.
Discover Silicon Valley's premier destination for shopping, dining, living and more. With over 70 shops, 20 restaurants, and nine spas and salons.
The Children's Discovery Museum serves the needs of children, families and schools as a center for learning and discovery.
The San José Museum of Art celebrates new ideas, stimulates creativity and inspires connection with every visit.
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum is an educational institution that uses trans-disciplinary approaches to increasing knowledge about the past, present and future.
The Tech Museum of Innovation is a family-friendly interactive science and technology center. It has become a landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most inventive place on earth—Silicon Valley.
The Winchester Mystery House is a mansion that was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of firearm magnate William Wirt Winchester.
The SAP Center is the premier sports and entertainment venue in Northern California. Home to the San José Sharks and the San José Barracuda.
PayPal Park is the home of Major League Soccer's San José Earthquakes.
Bring the family and enjoy a great time at California's Great America amusement park.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is recognized as a vibrant, bustling amusement park, renowned for its great rides, remarkable history, spectacular beach setting and friendly attitude.
The San José Improv delivers a mix of A-list comedy, food and cocktails within a historical theater setting.
Founded by SJSU alumna Irene Dalis, Opera San José is a professional, regional opera company specializing in showcasing the finest young professional singers in the nation.
Hammer Theatre serves the San José community through high-quality programming expressive of the unique characteristics and diverse cultures of Silicon Valley.
Official site of the California Theatre, City National Civic, Montgomery Theater and San José's Center for the Performing Arts.
San Jose Sports
The San Jose Earthquakes are an American professional soccer team based in San José that competes as a member of the Western Conference of Major League Soccer.
The San Jose Giants are a minor league baseball team in San José. They are a Class A-Advanced team in the Northern Division of the California League.
The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San José. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.
Surrounding Area Visitor Information
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Learn about Oakland news, area activities and events, and enjoy this top foodie destination, rich in diversity and culture.
Monterey county offers iconic California experiences in Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach.
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Bay Area Sports Teams
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in San Francisco. The Warriors compete in the NBA as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland. They compete in MLB as a member club of the American League West division.
The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team located in Santa Clara. They compete in the NFL as a member of the league's National Football Conference West division.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball team based in San Francisco.
The Altamont Corridor Express is a commuter rail service in California, connecting Stockton and San José.
The VTA is an independent special district that provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible and promote the vitality of the region.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service.
BART connects Silicon Valley with the San Francisco Peninsula, Berkeley, Oakland, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Dublin/Pleasanton and other cities in the East Bay.
Blue & Gold Fleet is a provider of ferry and water excursion services on the San Francisco Bay.
Caltrain is a California commuter rail line on the San Francisco Peninsula and in Silicon Valley.
Greyhound is is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across North America with a modern, environmentally friendly fleet.
The San Francisco Municipal Railway is the public transit system for the city and county of San Francisco.
OAK is California’s fourth largest airport, with more than 11 million passengers every year. Today, 13 airlines offer nonstop service to a growing list of 55 international and domestic destinations.
SFO is an international airport 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. It has flights to points throughout North America and is a major gateway to Europe and Asia.
Conveniently serving the region's nearly four million people and thousands of Silicon Valley companies, SJC is Silicon Valley’s airport.