San Jose Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Walking / Hiking / Biking

    The new San Jose City Hall was constructed in 2005 to consolidate most city services into a single, impressive location. The ultramodern city hall consists of a water garden and a bamboo garden...

  • 2. In Town

    San Jose Municipal Stadium is the home of the Single-A San Jose Giants baseball team. It was built in 1942 of reinforced concrete at a cost of just 80,000 dollars. The grass surface is a beautifully...

  • 3. Day Trip

    Little Kabul is a small area of Fremont's Centerville District, about 10 miles from San Jose. Though just a block long, the area hosts some 20 Afghan businesses and the city of Fremont has some 15,000...

  • 4. Japan Town

    This is a wonderful little museum honoring the heritage of those who are Japanese Amercian (which I'm not, but I found it very interesting). It focuses on the internment of Japanese Americans in WW2,...

  • 5. Mount Lick

    There is an amazing observatory on top of Mount Hamilton, which is accessed near the Alum Rock area of San Jose. There are multiple telescopes in the white domes, which can be seen from many of San...

  • 6. Museums

    The Rosicrucian Order is a philosophical fraternal organization with its North American headquarters at Rosicrucian Park in San Jose. This park and associated facilities was founded in 1927, and it...

  • 7. San Jose Flea Market

    On Wednesday - Sunday, dusk to dawn you can go to one of Northern California's largest flea markets. While this may not be your cup of tea, it is a haven for others (not me). Huge area, think well...

  • 8. Stanford University- Rodin Scultures

    Stanford University boasts the largest collection of Rodin works outside of Paris, and I am not sure if that is true, but they have a lot of Rodin pieces. Many...

  • 9. Villa Montalvo

    Villa Montalvo located in the hills of Saratoga, CA was once a working ranch, then a 19-room mansion, now it is a Historic Park. They hold concerts and other...

  • 10. Agnews Insane Asylum

    Agnews Insane Asylum (Boundary Increase) ** (added 1998 - Santa Clara County - #98001229) Also known as Agnews State Hospital;Agnews Developmental Center;See...

  • 11. Experience An Organic Farm

    Hidden Villa ( is a working organic farm located at 26870 Moody Rd. in Los Altos, CA. There are tours given around their organic garden...

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