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    Santana Row

    Santana Row

    Ranked #1 overall in San Jose things to do
    149 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFoodiesLuxuryFamilies

    This place has out all. Daytime is family and dog friendly. Night time has live music. Good place for celebrations.

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    California's Great America

    California's Great America

    Ranked #1 overall in Santa Clara things to do
    118 reviews
    Outdoors, Children's Activities, Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Super fun rides, but like all amusement parks I wish the were smaller lines and longer rides. The food was not the best, but what do you expect. I have ...

  • 3
    Shoreline Amphitheatre

    Shoreline Amphitheatre

    Ranked #1 overall in Mountain View things to do
    83 reviews
    Performing Arts, Outdoors, Music Venue, Concert Hall, Auditorium
    Popular withNightlifeOutdoorsyAdventure

    Everything about this venue is impressive. For the concert I went to, they had separated and blocked off traffic between the exists to avoid excess congestion. Leaving didn't take nearly ...

  • 4
    Winchester Mystery House

    Winchester Mystery House

    Ranked #2 overall in San Jose things to do
    78 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    It was really fun to see the staircases that go nowhere and the door that opens to nothing. I was not as scared as I thought i would be. It's ...

  • 5
    Stanford Shopping Center

    Stanford Shopping Center

    Ranked #1 overall in Palo Alto things to do
    62 reviews
    Shopping, Mall, Shopping Center
    Popular withLuxuryFamiliesTrendsters

    A nice outdoor mall that had its share of high-end shops as well as some staples. There used to be a few grassy areas which was nice, but with the ...

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    Levi's Stadium

    Levi's Stadium

    Ranked #2 overall in Santa Clara things to do
    56 reviews
    Sports, Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Plenty of transportation options including biking and walking. View from the seats is fantastic. Main negative is the food. Nothing really special about the food.

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    Computer History Museum

    Computer History Museum

    Ranked #2 overall in Mountain View things to do
    50 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryStudentsFamilies

    This is a cool museum to check out and learn about the history of technology. Even though, anyone may find this place fascinating, the focus is on those people who ...

  • 8
    Stanford Dish Trail

    Stanford Dish Trail

    Ranked #2 overall in Palo Alto things to do
    50 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Hiking Trail
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    A scenic paved trail loops around this iconic radio telescope & attracts hikers & joggers.

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    San Pedro Square Market

    San Pedro Square Market

    Ranked #3 overall in San Jose things to do
    51 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Plaza, Market
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeTrendsters

    Market square with tons of food options and great craft beer. Also live music. Lots of noise though, and may overstimulate some, especially children sensitive to sensory input.

  • 10
    SAP Center

    SAP Center

    Ranked #4 overall in San Jose things to do
    49 reviews
    Performing Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Stadium, Hockey Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureNightlife

    Saw Sting and Peter Gabriel here recently. They were amazeballs for this 80s kid. Venue is decent - acoustics are pretty good. More food selections for concerts would be nice. ...

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